There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Zakopane 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$14 - $22

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Zakopane Eic

$13 - $19

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$21 - $36

Bus PKS Polonus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Zakopane

$17 - $21

Rideshare  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Zakopane 251.2 miles

$16

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Zakopane 250.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$32 - $109

Fly to Katowice, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Katowice (KTW) WAW - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
  3. Take the bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza

$29 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Zakopane is to rideshare which costs 58 zł and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Zakopane is to train and bus which costs 50 zł - 85 zł and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Zakopane is 334 km. The road distance is 401.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Warsaw to Zakopane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum and arriving at Kasprowicza via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Zakopane. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Zakopane 3 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Zakopane via Kraków, Kraków MDA and Kraków in around 7 h 34 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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
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 Zakopane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$17 - $26
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Kasprowicza
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Polonus
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Eksprestransfer
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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