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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Zakopane by plane, bus, shuttle, night bus, train, night train or car

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

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Fly Paris CDG to Krakow, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Krakow (KRK) CDG - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

278 zł - 870 zł

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Fly Beauvais to Krakow, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Krakow (KRK) BVA - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

228 zł - 12 070 zł

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Fly Paris CDG to Budapest, shuttle  •  12h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Budapest (BUD) CDG - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane

541 zł - 1 212 zł

Fly Paris CDG to Katowice, night bus, bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Katowice (KTW) CDG - KTW
  2. Take the night bus from Katowice Airport to Kraków dw. aut.
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

419 zł - 2 897 zł

Fly Paris CDG to Vienna, shuttle  •  12h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Vienna (VIE) CDG - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bratislava to Zakopane

475 zł - 1 253 zł

Train  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  4. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Strba R

961 zł - 1 242 zł

Train, bus  •  20h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Poprad-Tatry Ic
  4. Take the bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

962 zł - 1 526 zł

Bus  •  24h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Kraków 93
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

645 zł - 905 zł

Bus, shuttle  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N91
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane Eurobusways

574 zł - 889 zł

Night train, train  •  25h 41m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Est to Poznan Glowny D
  2. Take the train from Poznan Glowny to Zakopane Tlk

664 zł - 1 029 zł

Drive  •  14h 53m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Zakopane 1023 miles

800 zł - 1 200 zł

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Zakopane is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Zakopane is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 7h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Kasprowicza via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Zakopane via Poznan Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 41m.

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The distance between Paris and Zakopane is 1280 km. The road distance is 1636.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Zakopane without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 22m and costs 220€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 7h 57m to get from Paris to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Paris to Zakopane bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris to Zakopane train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Zakopane is to train which takes 18h 35m and costs 220€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 220€ and takes 24h 39m.

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  • Distance: 799.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 57m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Zakopane, Poland?

You can take a train from Paris to Zakopane via Muenchen Hbf, Wien Hbf, Bratislava hl.st., and Strba in around 18h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Gallieni to Zakopane via Kraków in around 24h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 3 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 3 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 600 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 600 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 4 200 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 4 200 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 4 200 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
750 zł - 4 200 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 800 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 800 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 3 000 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 600 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400 zł - 1 800 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 zł - 2 000 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 800 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 500 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 800 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 800 zł
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 zł - 1 600 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 400 zł
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 zł - 8 000 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 800 zł - 10 000 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 zł - 1 200 zł
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 100 zł
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 zł - 2 200 zł
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 zł - 650 zł
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
550 zł - 650 zł
1st Class
750 zł - 1 200 zł
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
430 zł - 480 zł
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
430 zł - 480 zł
1st Class
550 zł - 850 zł
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 zł - 370 zł
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60 zł - 90 zł
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
360 zł - 550 zł
Website
oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn

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 München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
240 zł - 370 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
430 zł - 650 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
410 zł - 650 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35 zł - 60 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 zł - 220 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 zł - 180 zł
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Paris Est to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 zł - 750 zł
Website
pass.rzd.ru
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Est to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 zł - 950 zł
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Glowny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 85 zł
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
55 zł - 85 zł
1st Class
75 zł - 120 zł
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15 zł - 27 zł
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
250 zł - 360 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Bratislava to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
210 zł - 370 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Katowice Airport to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21 zł - 27 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
21 zł - 27 zł
Bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16 zł - 22 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
16 zł - 22 zł
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Kraków
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
600 zł - 900 zł
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 zł - 550 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Paris to Zakopane bus services, operated by MajerBus, arrive at Kasprowicza station.

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Paris to Zakopane train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Zakopane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Zakopane is 1637 km. It takes approximately 14h 53m to drive from Paris to Zakopane.

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easyJet, Air France, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2807+ hotels available in Zakopane. Prices start at 120 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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