There are 5 ways to get from Prešov to Katowice by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Prešov to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1262
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1368 / ...

$16 - $28

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Prešov to Bohumín Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Os / ...

$13 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Prešov to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1262
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...

$17 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Prešov to Katowice 184.3 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Prešov to Kraków Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Katowice

$52 - $96

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No, there is no direct bus from Prešov to Katowice station. However, there are services departing from Prešov and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station via Kraków, Kraków MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prešov to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Prešov and arriving at Katowice via Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Prešov and Katowice is 212 km. The road distance is 294.8 km.

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The best way to get from Prešov to Katowice without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Prešov to Katowice, including transfers.

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Prešov to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prešov station.

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Prešov to Katowice train services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., depart from Prešov station.

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The best way to get from Prešov to Katowice is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 59 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Prešov to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Prešov, Slovakia and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a bus from Prešov to Katowice via Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prešov to Katowice via Bohumín and Bohumin in around 6 h 59 min.

Train operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Prešov to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$17 - $20
Premium
$28 - $35
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prešov, Prešov to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
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 Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
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 Prešov to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Prešov to Kraków
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Kraków to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Kraków to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Prešov to Katowice is 295 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Prešov to Katowice.

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