There are 3 ways to get from Zakopane to Žilina by car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Štrba
  2. Take the train from Štrba to Žilina Leo Express / ...

$14 - $32

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Zywiec Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Zwardon(PL) to Zilina Os

$13 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Žilina 83.8 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina is to train which costs 45 zł - 85 zł and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Žilina is to drive which costs 60 zł - 95 zł and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Žilina is 88 km. The road distance is 134.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Zakopane to Žilina, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zakopane to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Zakopane and arriving at Zilina via Zywiec and Zwardon(PL). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Zakopane to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Zakopane to Žilina via Zywiec and Zwardon(PL) in around 7 h 9 min.

Train operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Štrba to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Štrba to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zakopane to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Zwardon(PL) to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com

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