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There are 11 ways to get from Zakopane to Prague by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train Leo Express s.r.o.  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Pszczyna Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Pszczyna to Praha Leo Express

$15 - $55

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Train via Czechowice-Dziedzice  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Czechowice-Dziedzice Ks / ...
  2. Take the train from Czechowice-Dziedzice to Praha hl.n. Ec

$22 - $33

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prague, Prague Main station 913

$34 - $64

Bus Regabus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Prague Želivského 145

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Prague 347.6 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  6 h 26 min

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

$94 - $348

Train to Kosice, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Strba to Kosice
  2. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Prague (PRG) KSC - PRG

$81 - $244

Shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Bratislava
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG

$161 - $392

Shuttle to Budapest, fly  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Budapest
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Prague (PRG) BUD - PRG

$149 - $331

Train, train to Ostrava, fly  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Pszczyna
  2. Take the train from Pszczyna to Studénka
  3. Fly from Ostrava (OSR) to Prague (PRG) OSR - PRG

$94 - $439

Shuttle to Bratislava, fly  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Bratislava
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Prague (PRG) BTS - PRG

$121 - $702

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Prague is to train which costs 80 zł - 130 zł and takes 9 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Prague is to drive which costs 230 zł - 340 zł and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zakopane to Prague station. However, there are services departing from Zakopane ZDA and arriving at Prague, Prague Main station via Kraków, Kraków MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zakopane to Prague. However, there are services departing from Zakopane and arriving at Praha via Pszczyna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Prague is 407 km. The road distance is 556.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Prague without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 55 zł - 210 zł.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Zakopane to Prague, including transfers.

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Zakopane to Prague bus services, operated by MajerBus, depart from Zakopane ZDA station.

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

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Prague is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 55 zł - 210 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120 zł - 240 zł and takes 11 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Zakopane to Prague.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Zakopane to Prague via Pszczyna in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zakopane to Prague via Kraków and Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Kosice to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Ostrava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Bratislava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Kosice to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $150
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
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 Zakopane to Pszczyna
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Zakopane to Czechowice-Dziedzice
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Czechowice-Dziedzice to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Pszczyna to Praha
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $45
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Business
$20 - $23
Premium
$30 - $45
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
Train from Pszczyna to Studénka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Krakow to Prague Želivského
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Zakopane to Prague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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Zakopane to Prague train services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., arrive at Praha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zakopane to Prague is 556 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Zakopane to Prague.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 3636+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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