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There are 6 ways to get from Sanok to Zakopane by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Rzeszow Glowny  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanok to Rzeszów N1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$17 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Neo Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanok to Krakow N3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$17 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Eurores  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanok to Tarnów
  2. Take the bus from Tarnów to Zakopane Kpb2

$18 - $26

Bus, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanok to Krakow N3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane R / ...

$19 - $35

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Sanok Miasto to Rzeszow Glowny Os
  2. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane R / ...

$19 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sanok to Zakopane 138.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sanok to Zakopane is to bus which costs 60 zł - 140 zł and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanok to Zakopane is to drive which costs 85 zł - 130 zł and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sanok to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Sanok and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sanok to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Sanok Miasto and arriving at Zakopane via Rzeszow Glowny and Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Sanok and Zakopane is 166 km. The road distance is 221.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sanok to Zakopane without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs 60 zł - 170 zł.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Sanok to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Sanok to Zakopane bus services, operated by Neo Bus, depart from Sanok station.

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Sanok to Zakopane train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Sanok Miasto station.

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The best way to get from Sanok to Zakopane is to bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 60 zł - 140 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70 zł - 110 zł and takes 8 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Sanok to Zakopane.
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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Sanok, Poland and Zakopane, Poland?

You can take a bus from Sanok to Zakopane via Kraków in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sanok to Zakopane via Rzeszow Glowny and Krakow Glowny in around 8 h 54 min.

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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Sanok Miasto to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Sanok to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Bus from Sanok to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Sanok to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Bus from Sanok to Krakow
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Bus from Sanok to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
eurores.pl
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pks.zgora.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 Tarnów to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Sanok to Zakopane train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Zakopane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanok to Zakopane is 221 km. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Sanok to Zakopane.

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There are 2844+ hotels available in Zakopane. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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