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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Prague, Prague Main station to Štrba Le001 / ...

$21 - $72

10 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Ec
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$22 - $35

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$35 - $59

Bus Billy  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Florenc to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$37 - $54

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Zakopane 347.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$96 - $345

Fly to Vienna, shuttle  •  10 h 24 min

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

$158 - $393

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  11 h 7 min

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

$150 - $335

Fly to Ostrava, train, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Ostrava (OSR) PRG - OSR
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$92 - $430

Fly to Kosice, train, bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Kosice (KSC) PRG - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
  3. Take the bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$80 - $232

Fly to Bratislava, shuttle  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bratislava (BTS) PRG - BTS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bratislava to Zakopane

$119 - $706

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Zakopane, Poland?

Flixtrain operates a train from Prague to Zakopane 4 times a day, and the journey takes 6 h 31 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Zakopane via Kraków, Kraków MDA and Kraków in around 10 h 4 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Prague to Ostrava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Prague to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Prague to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Štrba
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Štrba
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $14
Business
$28 - $31
Premium
$45 - $60
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cd.cz
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Bratislava to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prague and Zakopane is 407 km. The road distance is 556 km.

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Zakopane is to train and bus which costs 480 Kč - 750 Kč and takes 9 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Prague to Zakopane is to drive which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč.

No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Kasprowicza via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Prague to Zakopane, including transfers.