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There are 3 ways to get from Zakopane to Košice by car, train, bus or shuttle

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Drive, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Strba
  2. Take the train from Strba to Kosice R / ...

$14 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Košice 109.8 miles

$22 - $35

Bus, shuttle  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Košice Eurobusways

$49 - $94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Košice is to drive and train which costs 50 zł - 120 zł and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Košice is to drive which costs 80 zł - 120 zł and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Košice is 116 km. The road distance is 175.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Košice without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 180 zł - 360 zł.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Zakopane to Košice, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zakopane to Košice is 176 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Zakopane to Košice.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zakopane to Košice.
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  • Distance: 72.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

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

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Štrba to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Štrba to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$13 - $16
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Štrba, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
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 Zakopane to Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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