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Albania

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw, with layoff usually in Vienna. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Andorra

The easiest and probably the cheapest option is to reach either Barcelona or Barcelona-Girona airport in Spain, which has direct connections to Katowice operated by Wizzair or Ryanair.

Armenia

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Austria

  • By train
  • There are both day and night train connections to Katowice from Vienna. For prices and timetables see ÖBB

  • By bus
  • PolskiBus operates daily from Vienna to Katowice through Bratislava and is almost always twice cheaper than train

Azerbaijan

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Belarus

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Belgium

The cheapest and quite fast option is reaching Eindhoven in the Netherlands and then taking direct flight to Katowice. Alternative is flight from Brussels to Katowice with layoff in Warsaw.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Croatia

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Czech Republic

  • By train
  • There are both day and night train connections to Katowice, almost all of them go through Ostrava.
    Average travel time from Praha is 5-6 hours during the day or 6-9 hours by direct night train.
    Average travel time from Brno is 4-5 hours.
    Average travel time from Ostrava is 1.5-2 hours.

    For prices and timetables see České dráhy (ČD)

  • By car
  • Use D1 motorway in the direction of Ostrava. From there continue journey using D1/A1 motorway direction Gliwice on D1. On the A1/A4 junction Gliwice Sośnica choose A4 direction Katowice.

    Average travel time by car from Praha to Katowice is less than 5 hours.
    Average travel time by car from Brno to Katowice is less than 3 hours.
    Average travel time by car from Ostrava to Katowice is around than 1.5 hours.

    Notice:
    A1 and A4 motorways on way from Czech Republic border to Katowice are free of charge.

Denmark

There are direct and cheap flights to Katowice from Malmö in Sweden operated by Wizzair, so we highly recommend to get to Malmö from Denmark

Estonia

There are no direct flights to Katowice. The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Finland

The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

France

There are direct and cheap flights from Paris Beauvais to Katowice operated by Wizzair. Alternative is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Georgia

There is direct flight from Kutaisi to Katowice operated by Wizzair

Germany

There are direct flights to Katowice from Frankfurt, Munchen, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf and Dortmund. For Berlin you can either take a bus to Katowice, train to Wrocław with connection to Katowice or a flight to Cracow and then by bus/train to Katowice.

Greece

The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Hungary

There is a direct train from Budapest to Katowice. Alternative is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Iceland

The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Ireland

There is direct flight from Dublin operated by Ryanair.

Italy

There are direct flight from Milan, Roma and Naples to Katowice. Alternative is to fly from Bologna or Pisa to Kraków and then from there by bus (faster) or train (slower) to Katowice

Kazakhstan

Latvia

The easiest option is to first to go by direct plane or bus to Warsaw and then from the Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

The easiest option is to first to go to Warsaw by bus and then from the Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice

Luxembourg

You can either fly to Katowice through Frankfurt or fly to Warsaw and then from the Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice

Republic of Macedonia

Republic of Malta

Republic of Moldova

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

There is direct and cheap flight from Eindhoven to Katowice operated by Wizzair.

Norway

There are direct flights to Katowice from Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen operated by Wizzair

Romania

There is an indirect flight from Bucarest to Katowice through Warsaw. For northern Romania it might be also wise to get to Budapest (HU) and travel from there to Katowice by direct train (both day and night train availiable). Alternative is flying from Bucarest to Cracow and taking bus (faster) or train (slower) from there to Katowice.

Russia

There is direct train 'Vltava" going from Moscow. Alternative is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

San Marino

See directions for Italy

Serbia

Slovakia

  • By train
  • There are both day and night train connections to Katowice from Bratislava via Břeclav (CZ). For prices and timetables see ŽSR

  • By bus
  • PolskiBus operates daily from Bratislava to Katowice (5h 45 min)

Slovenia

Spain

There are direct flights from Barcelona, Barcelona-Girona and Alicante operated by Wizzair or Ryanair.

Sweden

There are direct and cheap flights to Katowice from Stockholm and Malmö operated by Wizzair

Switzerland

The best option is probably taking indirect flight to Katowice. There are also some buses going from Switzerland to Poland through Katowice, which are cheap, but travel takes whole day.

Turkey

The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.

Ukraine

There is a direct flight from Kiev to Katowice operated by WizzAir.

United Kingdom

There are direct flights to Katowice from London, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Doncaster - Sheffield and Edinburgh operated by either Ryanair or Wizzair

United States

The cheapest and fastest option is to fly to Warsaw. Then from the Warsaw Central Railway Station "Warszawa Centralna" by fast train to Katowice. See Polish railway connection search engine for connections from Warsaw to Katowice.