There are 4 ways to get from Warsaw to Białystok by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Bialystok 120.9 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Białystok

$6 - $9

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Białystok 120.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Białystok is to rideshare which costs 21 zł and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Białystok is to train which costs 27 zł - 40 zł and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Białystok. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Bialystok. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Białystok is 176 km. The road distance is 193.5 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Białystok without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs 27 zł - 40 zł.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok takes 2 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Warsaw to Białystok bus services, operated by Zak Express, depart from Warszawa station.

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Warsaw to Białystok train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Białystok is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs 27 zł - 40 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23 zł - 35 zł and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 110.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Białystok, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Białystok hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, Zak Express operates a bus from Warsaw to Białystok every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 52 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).

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Zak Express
Phone
+48 87 733 14 33
Website
zakexpress.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
zakexpress.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Warsaw to Białystok bus services, operated by Zak Express, arrive at Białystok station.

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Warsaw to Białystok train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bialystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Białystok is 194 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Warsaw to Białystok.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Warsaw and Białystok. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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