There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Katowice by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice Eic / ...

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Katowice 199.1 miles

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1281

$19 - $31

Bus Billy  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Katowice E-760 / ...

$28 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Katowice 196.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Katowice  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Katowice (KTW) WAW - KTW

$27 - $134

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$27 - $102

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Katowice is to rideshare which costs 30 zł - 45 zł and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Katowice is to train which costs 35 zł - 55 zł and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Katowice is 259 km. The road distance is 314.9 km.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Katowice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Katowice. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Katowice hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw to Katowice 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Katowice
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Flights from Warsaw to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Ecolines
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Warszawa Centrum to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$16 - $21
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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