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There are 11 ways to get from Vilnius to Zakopane by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  5. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$37 - $60

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Bus, train  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Grodno Train Station
  2. Take the train from Grodno to Krakow Glowny
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane R / ...

$21 - $31

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Train  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Zakopane Eic

$34 - $55

Bus  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$46 - $71

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Zakopane 572.6 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Vilnius to Krakow, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Krakow (KRK) VNO - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$87 - $477

Fly Vilnius to Kosice, train  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Kosice (KSC) VNO - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Strba

$104 - $393

Fly Vilnius to Katowice, bus  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Katowice (KTW) VNO - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$90 - $279

Train to Kaunas, fly to Krakow, bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Fly from Kaunas (KUN) to Krakow (KRK) KUN - KRK
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$112 - $454

Fly Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin, train, bus  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) VNO - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$64 - $181

Fly Vilnius to Vienna, shuttle  •  12 h 4 min

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

$131 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Zakopane is to bus and train which costs $20 - $35 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Zakopane is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $480 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilnius to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Vilnius(LT) and arriving at Zakopane via Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 48 min.

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The distance between Vilnius and Zakopane is 701 km. The road distance is 916.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Zakopane without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 42 min and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 13 h 42 min to get from Vilnius to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Zakopane bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Zakopane train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius(LT) station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Zakopane is to train which takes 15 h 48 min and costs $30 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 18 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Zakopane.
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  • Distance: 438.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 42 min

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Zakopane, Poland?

You can take a train from Vilnius to Zakopane via Kaunas, Białystok, Bialystok, and Warszawa Centralna in around 15 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilnius to Zakopane via Kraków in around 18 h 40 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vilnius to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Vilnius to Kosice via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Kaunas to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Vilnius to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Vilnius to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vilnius to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kaunas to Krakow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kaunas to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
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 Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$17 - $26
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 Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Štrba, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Košice to Štrba
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Kraków
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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
Intaks
Website
intaks.by
Bus from Vilnius to Grodno Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
intaks.by
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.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 Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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There is no direct flight from Vilnius Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Zakopane is 1 h behind Vilnius. It is currently 9:23 AM in Vilnius and 8:23 AM in Zakopane.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Zakopane is 916 km. It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to drive from Vilnius to Zakopane.

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Finnair, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2868+ hotels available in Zakopane. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs $1 - $2.

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