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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Zakopane by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7h 58m

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

252 zł - 682 zł

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Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  12h

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

547 zł - 1 639 zł

Train, bus  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny Ec
  4. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA N6 / ...

1 101 zł - 1 665 zł

Bus  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Krakow N20 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA N6 / ...

356 zł - 520 zł

Bus, train  •  26h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy N1305
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zakopane Ic

326 zł - 420 zł

Night bus, bus  •  30h 46m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Myślenice
  3. Take the bus from Myślenice to Kasprowicza

313 zł - 419 zł

Drive  •  14h 44m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Zakopane 1636.2 km

800 zł - 1 200 zł

Paris to Zakopane by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Zakopane is around 27h 36m and covers a distance of around 1852 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 9m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Paris to Zakopane service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Zakopane ZDA. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 36m
Fastest journey time:
26h 9m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
1 140 zł
Carbon emissions:
106 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:10
Last service departs at:
19:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Zakopane train and bus schedules

France → Poland
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International entry into Poland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from France

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zakopane is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zakopane is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zakopane is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Poland.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Zakopane is to night bus and bus, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 30h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Zakopane is to fly and bus which costs €55 - €160 and takes 7h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy and Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 50m.

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The distance between Paris and Zakopane is 1280 km. The road distance is 1636.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Zakopane without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 15m and costs €240 - €370.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Paris to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Paris to Zakopane bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Zakopane is 1636 km. It takes approximately 14h 44m to drive from Paris to Zakopane.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Zakopane.
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  • Distance: 1279.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 58m

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

You can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Zakopane via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy and Kraków in around 24h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 3 400 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 3 400 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460 zł - 2 700 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 zł - 3 100 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 zł - 650 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200 zł - 950 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410 zł - 1 700 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 1 500 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 zł - 3 400 zł
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
6 500 zł - 8 500 zł
Train operators
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 l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
450 zł - 650 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
420 zł - 600 zł
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
410 zł - 550 zł
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
410 zł - 480 zł
1st Class
460 zł - 550 zł
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 zł - 350 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

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 Wroclaw Glowny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 zł - 90 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 zł - 65 zł
1st Class
70 zł - 90 zł
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15 zł - 27 zł
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
Bus from Myślenice to Kasprowicza
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13 zł - 22 zł
Schedules at
majerbus.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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Krakow to Zakopane, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 50 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270 zł - 330 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
65 zł - 85 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 zł - 95 zł
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Kraków
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 zł - 95 zł
Schedules at
neobus.pl
PKS Polonus
Phone
708 208 888
Email
przewozy@pkspolonus.pl
Website
pkspolonus.pl
Bus from Krakow to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24 zł - 35 zł
Schedules at
pkspolonus.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
270 zł - 380 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 zł - 100 zł
Website
Blablabus
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Karlsruhe to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220 zł - 300 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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easyJet, LOT, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Paris to Zakopane bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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