There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Katowice by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus or car

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Fly Ljubljana to Katowice  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Katowice (KTW) LJU - KTW

$118 - $281

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Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Katowice

$30 - $50

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Fly Ljubljana to Krakow, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Krakow (KRK) LJU - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$164 - $479

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly to Krakow, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Krakow (KRK) KLU - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$186 - $825

Fly Ljubljana to Warsaw, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Warsaw (WAW) LJU - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$96 - $324

Fly Ljubljana to Vienna, train  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice

$117 - $408

Train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec

$60 - $90

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport 917
  2. Take the night bus from Wien Flughafen Schwechat to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi Leo Express

$36 - $55

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Katowice 474.8 miles

$90 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Katowice. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Katowice via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Katowice is 575 km. The road distance is 759.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Katowice without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Ljubljana to Katowice, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Katowice bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Katowice train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Katowice is to fly which takes 8 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 11 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Katowice bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Katowice station.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 359.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Katowice, Poland?

LOT, Adria Airways and two other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Katowice hourly. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Ljubljana to Katowice 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Klagenfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Krakow via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Klagenfurt to Krakow via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Klagenfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Krakow via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Ljubljana to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Night bus from Wien Flughafen Schwechat to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$14 - $19
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ljubljana to Katowice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Katowice is 760 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Ljubljana to Katowice.

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Wizz Air, LOT, Lufthansa and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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