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There are 11 ways to get from Pilsen to Katowice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Katowice Ec / ...

$19 - $29

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Train via Bohumin  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bohumin Ex / ...
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Os / ...

$19 - $30

Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň to Brno Zvonařka 609702
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Zvonařka to Katowice, Katowice bus station P22

$31 - $48

Train, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen to Prague - Main Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc station to Katowice 414

$40 - $43

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Katowice 342 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Prague, fly to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$94 - $347

Bus to Prague, fly to Katowice  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Katowice (KTW) PRG - KTW

$79 - $308

Bus to Prague, fly to Ostrava, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ostrava (OSR) PRG - OSR
  3. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice

$92 - $431

Train to Munich, fly to Katowice  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Katowice (KTW) MUC - KTW

$124 - $303

Train to Munich, fly to Krakow, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Krakow (KRK) MUC - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$119 - $362

Bus to Prague, fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice

$118 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Katowice is to train which costs 410 Kč - 650 Kč and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Katowice is to drive which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from Plzeň and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Brno, Brno Zvonařka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Katowice via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Pilsen and Katowice is 408 km. The road distance is 547.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 410 Kč - 650 Kč.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Pilsen to Katowice, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Katowice bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, depart from Plzeň station.

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Pilsen to Katowice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Katowice is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs 410 Kč - 650 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 9 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 254.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Katowice via Praha hl.n. in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Katowice via Brno Zvonařka and Brno, Brno Zvonařka in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Munich to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Flights from Prague to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen to Prague - Main Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Freising
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$18 - $21
Premium
$30 - $40
Train from Praha hl. n. to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $30
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$15 - $17
Premium
$24 - $30
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$3 - $4
Premium
$5 - $7
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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.

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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
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Plzeň to Brno Zvonařka
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
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 Brno, Brno Zvonařka to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
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

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Pilsen to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Pilsen to Katowice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Katowice is 547 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Pilsen to Katowice.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport.

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

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