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There are 11 ways to get from London to Košice by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Kosice

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kosice (KSC)

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Train to London Luton, fly to Kosice

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kosice (KSC)

Fly London Stansted to Kosice

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Kosice (KSC)

Fly London Heathrow to Budapest, shuttle

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Budapest (BUD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice

Fly London Stansted to Budapest, shuttle

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Budapest (BUD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
  6. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kosice

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Nowy Sącz
  2. Take the bus from Nowy Sacz Dworzec Autobusowy MDA to Košice bus station

Bus via Vienna

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station to Kosice Central Bus Station

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Upminster to Košice

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Košice

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Košice

London to Košice by train and walk

The journey time between London and Košice is around 21h 12m and covers a distance of around 2245 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 49m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui and others, the London to Košice service departs from London St Pancras Intl and arrives in Kosice. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
21h 12m Average Duration
€326 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Košice is to bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Košice is to train and fly which costs £29 - £420 and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Košice station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Košice bus station via Nowy Sacz Dworzec Autobusowy MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Košice. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Kosice via Paris Est, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 12m.

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The distance between London and Košice is 1550 km.

The best way to get from London to Košice without a car is to train which takes 21h 12m and costs £270 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from London to Košice, including transfers.

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London to Košice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Košice train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Košice is to fly which takes 7h 6m and costs £80 - £550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £650 and takes 21h 12m, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £110 and takes 31h.

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Map of how to get from London to Košice.
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  • Distance: 1550.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

What companies run services between London, England and Košice, Slovakia?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from London Paddington to Košice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Košice via Paris Nord, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 21h 12m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Flights from London Stansted to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €380
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€29 - €380
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Zadar
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €380
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €380
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €950
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €950
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kosice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kosice
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Nowy Sącz to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nowy Sacz Dworzec Autobusowy MDA to Košice bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy to Košice bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Bratislava Mlynske nivy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni
CK Daka
Phone
02 44 555 000
Email
info@ckdaka.sk
Website
bus.daka.sk
Bus from Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station to Kosice Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €22
Website
CK Daka
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Upminster to Košice
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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London to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice bus station.

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Košice is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:54 AM in London and 10:54 AM in Košice.

London to Košice train services, operated by ÖBB Intercity, arrive at Kosice station.

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Eurowings, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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