There are 2 ways to get from Zakopane to Žilina by car or train

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Recommended option

Drive, train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Strba
  2. Take the train from Strba to Zilina Regional / ...

$17 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Žilina 83.8 miles

$17 - $25

What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Žilina, Slovakia?

There is no direct connection from Zakopane to Žilina. However, you can take the drive to Strba then take the train to Zilina. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Žilina.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zakopane to Žilina?

The distance between Zakopane and Žilina is 88 km. The road distance is 134 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina?

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina is to drive which costs 55 zł - 85 zł and takes 2 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina?

The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 55 zł - 85 zł.

How long does it take to get from Zakopane to Žilina?

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Zakopane to Žilina, including transfers.