There are 6 ways to get from Zakopane to Sanok by bus, train or car

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Bus Neo Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Sanok N3 / ...

$17 - $34

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Bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Kraków
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rzeszów to Sanok N1 / ...

$17 - $44

Train, bus via Rzeszow Glowny  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Krakow Plaszow Eic
  2. Take the train from Krakow Plaszow to Rzeszow Glowny R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rzeszów to Sanok N1 / ...

$20 - $44

Bus Eurores  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane to Tarnów Kpb2
  2. Take the bus from Tarnów to Sanok

$18 - $26

Train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zakopane to Krakow Glowny R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Sanok N3 / ...

$20 - $34

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Sanok 139.2 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zakopane to Sanok. However, there are services departing from Zakopane ZDA and arriving at Sanok via Krakow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Sanok is 166 km. The road distance is 222.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Sanok without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Zakopane to Sanok, including transfers.

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

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Zakopane to Sanok bus services, operated by Neo Bus, arrive at Sanok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zakopane to Sanok is 223 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Zakopane to Sanok.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Sanok. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zakopane to Sanok.
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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Sanok, Poland?

You can take a bus from Zakopane to Sanok via Kraków and Krakow in around 6 h 49 min.

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 Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Zakopane to Krakow Plaszow
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Train from Krakow Plaszow to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Zakopane to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
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
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Krakow to Sanok
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Sanok
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Krakow to Sanok
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Sanok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Bus from Tarnów to Sanok
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
eurores.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 Zakopane to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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