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There are 8 ways to get from Poznań to Katowice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice Regional / ...

$10 - $16

7 alternative options

Bus MajerBus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań Główny to Katowice K787

$11 - $17

Bus GlobTourist  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Wrocław, Wrocław DA 1380 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Katowice

Rideshare  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Poznan to Katowice 257.1 miles

$12

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Katowice 256.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Poznan to Katowice  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Katowice (KTW) POZ - KTW

$64 - $279

Fly Poznan to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 56 min

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

$59 - $248

Train to Zielona Gora, fly to Katowice  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Babimost
  2. Fly from Zielona Gora (IEG) to Katowice (KTW) IEG - KTW

$88 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poznań to Katowice is to rideshare which costs 42 zł and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poznań to Katowice is to train which costs 40 zł - 60 zł and takes 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Poznań Główny and arriving at Katowice. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Katowice. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Poznań and Katowice is 280 km. The road distance is 410.4 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs 40 zł - 60 zł.

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The train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice takes 4 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Poznań to Katowice bus services, operated by MajerBus, depart from Poznań Główny station.

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Poznań to Katowice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Katowice is to train which takes 4 h and costs 40 zł - 60 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40 zł - 65 zł and takes 5 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs 230 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Poznań to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Katowice, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Poznań to Katowice every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, MajerBus operates a bus from Poznań to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zielona Gora to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Zielona Gora to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin, Turin
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Zielona Gora to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Poznan to Katowice via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Poznan to Katowice via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Train operators
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 Poznan Gl. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Poznan Gl. to Babimost
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Poznań Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
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 Poznań to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Poznań to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Poznań Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Wrocław to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
globtourist.com
LEO Express
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
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 Poznan to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Poznan Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Poznań to Katowice bus services, operated by MajerBus, arrive at Katowice station.

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Poznań to Katowice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Katowice is 410 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Poznań to Katowice.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air and LOT offer flights from Poznan Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Poznań to Katowice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1400+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Poznań 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 Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs 3 zł.

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