Krakow to Katowice

Krakow to Katowice

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Instant
04:15
Krakow Glowny
1h 41m ride in train, Business Class
05:56
Katowice Railway Station
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04:15
Krakow Glowny
1h 58m ride in train, Premium
06:13
Katowice Ligota
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12:30
Krakow Railway Station
1h 5m bus ride in Standard AC
13:35
Katowice

From Krakow Glowny to Katowice by train

Instant
04:15
Krakow Glowny
1h 41m ride in train, Business Class
05:56
Katowice Railway Station
Instant
04:15
Krakow Glowny
1h 58m ride in train, Premium
06:13
Katowice Ligota

From Krakow Railway Station to Katowice by bus

Instant Fastest
12:30
Krakow Railway Station
1h 5m bus ride in Standard AC
13:35
Katowice

Krakow to Katowice Schedule

Krakow to Katowice Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Tranigo Comfort Any timePLN 384
Local Carrier Standard AC 03:40 - 05:00PLN 22
Local Carrier Standard AC 05:30 - 06:40PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 06:00 - 07:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 08:00 - 09:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 10:00 - 11:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 12:00 - 13:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 14:00 - 15:05PLN 24
FlixBus Economy 16:25 - 18:00PLN 18
Local Carrier Standard AC 16:00 - 17:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 18:00 - 19:05PLN 24
Local Carrier Standard AC 20:00 - 21:05PLN 24

Transportation from Krakow to Katowice

How to get from Krakow to Katowice

Travelling between Krakow and Katowice is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Bus guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you PLN 545 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere PLN 4.

How long does it take to get from Krakow to Katowice?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 23 hours to travel between Krakow and Katowice depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Krakow and Katowice. Bus will bring you to your destination in 1h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 22h 55m to reach Katowice.

How much does it cost to get from Krakow to Katowice?

Travelling between Krakow and Katowice can be as cheap as PLN 4 if you opt for a Leo Express Train train and as expensive as PLN 545 if you buy a Tranigo taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Krakow and Katowice ?

  • 1 from Krakow to Katowice starting from 05:30 Katowice Airport until 13:05 Katowice Airport
  • 1 from Krakow to Katowice starting from 03:40 Katowice until 21:30 Katowice
  • 1 from Krakow to Katowice starting from 04:15 Katowice Railway Station until 04:15 Katowice Railway Station

1 from Krakow to Katowice starting from 00:00 Katowice City Center until 00:00 Katowice City Center

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Krakow to Katowice.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Krakow to Katowice, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as PLN 205.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Krakow and Katowice

Lot Polish Airlines

Bus

Travelling from Krakow to Katowice overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Krakow and Katowice

FlixBus, Local Carrier

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Krakow and Katowice

Tranigo

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Krakow to Katowice?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train