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There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Barcice R

$44 - $65

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Train, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Tarnow Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tarnow to Szczawnica

$18 - $24

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Train, bus via Krakow Glowny  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tarnow to Szczawnica

$19 - $30

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Ostrowiec Sw. P10
  2. Take the bus from Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski to Szczawnica

$21 - $30

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Szczawnica 254.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Krakow, train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow
  3. Take the bus from Tarnow to Szczawnica

$35 - $118

Fly to Rzeszow, train, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Rzeszow (RZE) WAW - RZE
  2. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow
  3. Take the bus from Tarnow to Szczawnica

$36 - $133

Fly to Kosice, train, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Kosice (KSC) WAW - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Lipany
  3. Take the bus from Lipany to Veľký Lipník

$87 - $252

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica is to train and bus which costs 65 zł - 95 zł and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica is to drive which costs 160 zł - 240 zł and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Szczawnica. However, there are services departing from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum and arriving at Szczawnica via Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Szczawnica is 314 km. The road distance is 407.7 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica without a car is to train which takes 7 h 14 min and costs 160 zł - 250 zł.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Szczawnica bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica is to train which takes 7 h 14 min and costs 160 zł - 250 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75 zł - 120 zł and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Warsaw to Szczawnica bus services, operated by PKS Polonus, arrive at Szczawnica station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Szczawnica.
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  • Distance: 196.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Warsaw to Szczawnica via Krakow Glowny and Barcice in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Szczawnica via Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Ostrowiec Sw. and Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski in around 9 h 12 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Krakow Glowny to Barcice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Barcice
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
PKS Polonus
Phone
708 208 888
Email
przewozy@pkspolonus.pl
Website
pkspolonus.pl
Bus from Tarnow to Szczawnica
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
pkspolonus.pl
Bus from Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski to Szczawnica
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
pkspolonus.pl
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 Warsaw, Warsaw Centrum to Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Ostrowiec Sw.
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Lipany to Veľký Lipník
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sad-po.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Szczawnica is 408 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Warsaw to Szczawnica.

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Szczawnica. Prices start at $26 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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