How to get from Warsaw to Košice

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

Recommended option

Fly to Kosice  •  4 h 20 min

  1. WAW - KSC

$76 - $236

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Eic
  2. R / ...

$22 - $32

6 alternative options

Fly to Krakow  •  6 h 58 min

  1. WAW - KRK

$68 - $186

Fly to Budapest  •  7 h 14 min

  1. WAW - BUD

$68 - $251

Train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Ec / ...
  2. R / ...
  3. R / ...

$26 - $40

Bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. N2

$61 - $92

Bus, shuttle  •  10 h 33 min

  1. P6
  2. Eurobusways

$63 - $115

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. 347 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Košice, Slovakia?

LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Košice twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Košice via Bohumin and Zilina in around 10 h 13 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Poprad-Tatry to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Poprad AS
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 888 202 222
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rzeszow to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warszawa, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Warsaw and Košice is 391 km. The road distance is 555 km.

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Košice is to train and bus which costs 80 zł - 120 zł and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Košice is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 280 zł - 900 zł.

No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Košice. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Kosice via Bohumin and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Košice. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Kosice via Warszawa and Rzeszow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Warsaw to Košice, including transfers.