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There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Košice by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kosice  •  4 h 6 min

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

$76 - $236

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Train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bohumin Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina R / ...
  3. Take the train from Zilina to Kosice R / ...

$22 - $51

5 alternative options

Fly to Krakow, shuttle  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Krakow Airport to Košice

$68 - $186

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice

$68 - $251

Train, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Košice 1262

$24 - $38

Bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Rzeszów N1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rzeszow to Kosice

$56 - $86

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Košice 347 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Košice is to train which costs 80 zł - 200 zł and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Košice is to fly which costs 280 zł - 900 zł and takes 4 h 6 min.

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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 24 min.

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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 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Košice is 391 km. The road distance is 555.2 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Košice without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs 85 zł - 150 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Warsaw to Košice, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Košice bus services, operated by Eurores, depart from Warszawa station.

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

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Košice is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 280 zł - 900 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80 zł - 200 zł and takes 9 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 200 zł - 330 zł and takes 10 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Košice.
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  • Distance: 244.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

LOT flies from Warsaw to Košice once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Košice via Bohumin and Zilina in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
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).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Train from Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $27
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Žilina, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Krakow Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Košice
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Warsaw to Košice bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Kosice station.

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Warsaw to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Košice is 555 km. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Warsaw to Košice.

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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