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There are 7 ways to get from Zwickau to Katowice by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Dresden central station
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Katowice Sądowa Dworzec

Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zgorzelec
  3. Take the train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

Train via Dresden

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zgorzelec
  3. Take the train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zgorzelec
  3. Take the train from Zgorzelec Bahnhof to Wroclaw Glowny
  4. Take the bus from Wroclaw to Katowice

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Katowice

Train to Leipzig, fly

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Katowice (KTW)

Train to Dresden, fly

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Katowice (KTW)
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Poland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Poland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Katowice is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Katowice is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Katowice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, returning to Germany from Poland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Katowice is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Katowice is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Katowice Sądowa Dworzec via Dresden central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Katowice. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Katowice via Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Zgorzelec and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Katowice is 465 km. The road distance is 555.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Katowice without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Zwickau to Katowice, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Katowice train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Katowice is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs €30 - €45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 465.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Katowice, Poland?

You can take a bus from Zwickau to Katowice via Dresden central station in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zwickau to Katowice via Dresden Hauptbahnhof, Zgorzelec, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 9h 49m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Dresden to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Dresden to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 900 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
140 zł - 850 zł
Flights from Dresden to Katowice via London Stansted, Dortmund
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
140 zł - 800 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 zł - 1 300 zł
Train operators
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Phone
+49 89 548889725
Email
info@trilex.de
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zgorzelec
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
+48 76 742 11 12
Email
informacja@kolejedolnoslaskie.eu
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Zgorzelec Bahnhof to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20 zł - 28 zł
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 zł - 120 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 zł - 55 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Katowice Sądowa Dworzec
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 zł - 140 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Wroclaw to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 zł - 95 zł
Schedules at
neobus.pl
GlobTourist
Phone
+48 94 354 54 19
Email
info@globtourist.com
Website
globtourist.com
Bus from Wrocław to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
globtourist.com

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Zwickau to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice Sądowa Dworzec station.

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Zwickau to Katowice train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Katowice is 556 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Zwickau to Katowice.

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LOT, Eurowings, Wizz Air and three other airlines offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Zwickau to Katowice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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