There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Kraków, Kraków MDA  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica 911 / ...

$22 - $35

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Train, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bohumin Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumín to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
  3. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám

$21 - $41

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Bus via Kraków, Kraków MDA  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy P10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6
  3. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica 911 / ...

$29 - $50

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Banská Bystrica

$41 - $56

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica 343.3 miles

$65 - $110

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica

$38 - $123

Fly to Budapest, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica

$63 - $212

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Vienna (VIE) WAW - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping

$85 - $204

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica. However, there are services departing from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum and arriving at Banská Bystrica via Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy and Kraków, Kraków MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Banská Bystrica is 410 km. The road distance is 549.3 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by Tourbus Bulgaria, depart from Warszawa station.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Warsaw to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by Tourbus Bulgaria, arrive at Banská Bystrica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Banská Bystrica is 549 km. It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to drive from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica.

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Banská Bystrica. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica.
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  • Distance: 256.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Banská Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Warsaw to Banská Bystrica via Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy and Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
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 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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$9 - $11
Premium
$15 - $20
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Radom, Radom Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Kraków to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
touring.bg
Bus from Warszawa to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
touring.bg
Arriva Liorbus
Phone
0972/250 308
Email
alexandra.bobcekova@arriva.sk
Website
arrivaliorbus.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivaliorbus.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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