There are 7 ways to get from Wrocław to Zakopane by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Kraków, Kraków MDA P14 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$20 - $35

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Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zakopane Regional

$11 - $17

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$14 - $25

Bus PKS Zielona Gora  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Wrocław to Zakopane

$14 - $21

Train via Krakow Glowny  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane R / ...

$16 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Wrocław to Zakopane 230.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Wroclaw (WRO) to Krakow (KRK) WRO - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA

$71 - $289

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wrocław to Zakopane is to train which costs 40 zł - 60 zł and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wrocław to Zakopane is to drive which costs 140 zł - 210 zł and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wrocław and arriving at Zakopane. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wroclaw Glowny and arriving at Zakopane. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Wrocław and Zakopane is 288 km. The road distance is 368.2 km.

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The best way to get from Wrocław to Zakopane without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 70 zł - 130 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Wrocław to Zakopane, including transfers.

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Wrocław to Zakopane bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Wrocław, Wrocław DA station.

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Wrocław to Zakopane train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Wroclaw Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Wrocław to Zakopane is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 70 zł - 130 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60 zł - 90 zł and takes 7 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Wroclaw Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Wrocław to Zakopane bus services, operated by MajerBus, arrive at Zakopane ZDA station.

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Map of how to get from Wrocław to Zakopane.
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  • Distance: 180.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Wrocław to Zakopane via Kraków, Kraków MDA and Kraków in around 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Wrocław to Zakopane via Krakow Glowny in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Wroclaw to Krakow via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Krakow Glowny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
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 Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl

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