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There are 7 ways to get from Zabrze to Bratislava by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Břeclav  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zabrze to Breclav Ic
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Ec / ...

13€ - 38€

6 alternative options

Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Ic

14€ - 33€

Bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Bratislava central bus station N1283

23€ - 38€

Train, night train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Zabrze to Raciborz Tlk / ...
  2. Take the night train from Raciborz to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Nj

33€ - 49€

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Zabrze to Bratislava 368.2 km

35€ - 60€

Train to Krakow, fly, bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Zabrze to Krakow Glowny
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Vienna (VIE) KRK - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

48€ - 246€

Fly from Katowice, bus  •  8h 6m

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

42€ - 197€

Zabrze to Bratislava by trains

The train journey time between Zabrze and Bratislava is around 4h 38m and covers a distance of around 373 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 38m. Operated by PKP Intercity, Czech Railways (ČD), RegioJet and others, the Zabrze to Bratislava train service departs from Zabrze and arrives in Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 38m
Fastest train time:
4h 38m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
15€
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:12
Last train departs at:
05:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zabrze to Bratislava train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Poland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bratislava is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bratislava is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bratislava is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Slovakia.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Zabrze to Bratislava is to train via Břeclav, which costs 55 zł - 180 zł and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Zabrze to Bratislava is to drive which costs 170 zł - 260 zł and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zabrze to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Zabrze and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Breclav. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Zabrze and Bratislava is 271 km. The road distance is 368.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zabrze to Bratislava without a car is to train via Břeclav which takes 5h 12m and costs 55 zł - 180 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Zabrze to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Zabrze to Bratislava train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Zabrze station.

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The best way to get from Zabrze to Bratislava is to train via Břeclav which takes 5h 12m and costs 55 zł - 180 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 zł - 170 zł and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Zabrze to Bratislava train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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Map of how to get from Zabrze to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 271 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Zabrze, Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Zabrze to Bratislava via Breclav in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Bratislava central bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost 20€ - 25€ and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from Katowice to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Flights from Katowice to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Vienna via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
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 Zabrze to Breclav
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Katowice to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 20€
Train from Zabrze to Raciborz
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Zabrze to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 15€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
4€ - 5€
Business
5€ - 7€
1st Class
5€ - 7€
Train from Zabrze to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
Business
6€ - 8€
1st Class
6€ - 8€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 9€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
1st Class
5€ - 9€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zabrze to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Breclav to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 9€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
2€ - 4€
Economy Plus
4€ - 7€
Business
4€ - 7€
Premium
6€ - 9€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Raciborz to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
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 Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to Bratislava central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com

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