There are 5 ways to get from Zakopane to Slovakia by train, bus, car or shuttle

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

Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Štrba to Žilina Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$23 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Nowy Targ dw.aut. to Poprad AS Leo Express
  2. Take the train from Poprad-Tatry to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$20 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nowy Targ to Bratislava Mlynské nivy E-710

$26 - $44

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Bratislava 206.9 miles

$40 - $65

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Bratislava Eurobusways

$55 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Slovakia is to bus and train which costs 75 zł - 120 zł and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Slovakia is to drive which costs 150 zł - 230 zł and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Zakopane and Slovakia is 72 km. The road distance is 331.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Zakopane to Slovakia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zakopane to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Kasprowicza and arriving at Bratislava Mlynské nivy via Nowy Targ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The best way to get from Zakopane to Slovakia without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 85 zł - 170 zł.

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Map of how to get from Zakopane to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Slovakia?

You can take a train from Zakopane to Bratislava via Štrba, Žilina, and Zilina in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, Billy operates a bus from Zakopane to Bratislava 4 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 24 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)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Strba to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Poprad-Tatry to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Nowy Targ to Bratislava Mlynské nivy
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Nowy Targ dw.aut. to Poprad AS
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
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

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