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There are 13 ways to get from London to Katowice by plane, train, bus, rideshare, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly London City to Katowice  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Katowice (KTW) LCY - KTW

$97 - $383

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Train to London Luton, fly to Katowice  •  6 h 43 min

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

$62 - $238

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Fly London Heathrow to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 39 min

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

$95 - $294

Fly London Stansted to Katowice  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Katowice (KTW) STN - KTW

$68 - $263

Fly London Gatwick to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$84 - $372

Fly London Stansted to Krakow, bus  •  7 h

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

$73 - $262

Fly London Stansted to Wroclaw, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Wroclaw (WRO) STN - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

$67 - $306

Train  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1

$278 - $524

Bus Autokar Polska  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Katowice

$65 - $90

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brno
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Katowice 414

$94 - $123

Rideshare  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Katowice 841.7 miles

$75 - $130

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Katowice

$521 - $687

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Katowice

$221 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Katowice is to bus which costs £50 - £70 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Katowice is to fly which costs £50 - £210 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station station and arriving at Katowice. Services depart five times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Katowice. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 43 min.

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The distance between London and Katowice is 842 miles.

The best way to get from London to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 17 h 43 min and costs £210 - £410.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from London to Katowice, including transfers.

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London to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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London to Katowice train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Katowice is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs £70 - £300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £410 and takes 17 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 23 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 841.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between London, England and Katowice, Poland?

Lufthansa, LOT and five other airlines fly from London to Katowice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Katowice via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) in around 17 h 43 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London City to Katowice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from London City to Katowice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from London Stansted to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow via Shannon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $380
Flights from London Stansted to Wroclaw via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London City to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London City to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Katowice
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brno
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
elines.cz
Trans Tempo
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Katowice
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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London to Katowice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Katowice station.

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Katowice is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 4:59 PM in London and 5:59 PM in Katowice.

London to Katowice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Katowice Dw autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8 peron 1 station.

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CityJet, LOT, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Katowice Airport.

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There are 592+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and Katowice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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