There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Slovakia by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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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Fly to Vienna, bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Vienna (VIE) WAW - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

20€ - 448€

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Fly to Kosice  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Kosice (KSC) WAW - KSC

50€ - 140€

Fly to Krakow, night bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Poprad

36€ - 90€

Train, night bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice Ic / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava-ÚAN
  3. Take the train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Breclav Ec
  4. Take the train from Břeclav, nádraží to Bratislava, hl.st.

30€ - 53€

Train, bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Bielsko Biala Glowna Os / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina
  4. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...

33€ - 63€

Bus via Warsaw, Warsaw West  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Bratislava N910 / ...

30€ - 40€

Bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Bratislava

35€ - 55€

Train  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Skalite Tlk
  3. Take the train from Skalite to Zilina Re
  4. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...

25€ - 54€

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Bratislava 694.9 km

75€ - 120€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia is to bus via Warsaw, Warsaw West which costs 140 zł - 180 zł and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia is to fly which costs 230 zł - 650 zł and takes 4h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 11h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Katowice, Skalite and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 4m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Slovakia is 403 km. The road distance is 694.9 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia without a car is to train and night bus which takes 9h 44m and costs 130 zł - 240 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Warsaw to Slovakia, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Slovakia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Warsaw to Slovakia train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia is to fly which takes 4h 14m and costs 230 zł - 650 zł. Alternatively, you can bus via Warsaw, Warsaw West, which costs 140 zł - 180 zł and takes 10h 11m, you could also train, which costs 110 zł - 240 zł and takes 12h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 403.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Slovakia?

LOT flies from Warsaw to Košice twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Bratislava 3 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 80€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 130€
Train operators
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
Train from Katowice to Bielsko Biala Glowna
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Katowice to Skalite
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 15€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Breclav
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
Business
11€ - 14€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Břeclav, nádraží to Bratislava, hl.st.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 9€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
1st Class
5€ - 9€
Train from Žilina to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
12€ - 19€
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Bielsko Biala Glowna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kolśląsk
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Skalite to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 3€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Poprad
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Ostrava, Ostrava-ÚAN
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Warsaw to Slovakia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Warsaw to Slovakia train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Slovakia is 695 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Warsaw to Slovakia.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Slovakia. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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