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Travel from Bratislava to Katowice by train in 4 hours 44 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bratislava to Katowice by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bratislava to Katowice by train is 5 hours 15 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 4 hours 44 minutes. You'll usually find 7 trains per day traveling the 273 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Katowice. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by ÖBB for all or at least part of your journey to Katowice.

Book train tickets from Bratislava to Katowice in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $18.93. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bratislava to Katowice by train

It takes an average of 5h 15m to travel from Bratislava to Katowice by train, over a distance of around 169 miles (273 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Bratislava to Katowice and tickets for this journey start from $18.93 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 44m
PriceFrom $18.93
Distance169 miles (273 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train06:06
Last train22:57
Departure stationBratislava
Arrival stationKatowice
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Bratislava to Katowice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bratislava to Katowice for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:06 09:51 4h 45m, 1 change
07:06 11:55 4h 49m, 1 change
09:57 15:09 5h 12m, direct
13:06 17:50 4h 44m, 1 change
17:06 22:04 4h 58m, 1 change
21:06 03:40 6h 34m, direct
21:57 03:40 5h 43m, 2 changes

ÖBB trains from Bratislava to Katowice

You can travel from Bratislava to Katowice on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Bratislava to Katowice

The price of train tickets from Bratislava to Katowice starts at $18.93 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bratislava to Katowice by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.
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FAQs for Bratislava to Katowice

Want to know more about your journey from Bratislava to Katowice? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bratislava to Katowice take?

The average journey time by train between Bratislava and Katowice is 5 hours and 15 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bratislava and Katowice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bratislava to Katowice is 4 hours and 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Bratislava to Katowice cost?

Train tickets from Bratislava to Katowice can start from as little as $18.93 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bratislava to Katowice?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bratislava to Katowice without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Bratislava to Katowice each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bratislava to Katowice leave?

The first train from Bratislava to Katowice leaves at 06:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bratislava to Katowice leave?

The last train from Bratislava to Katowice leaves at 22:57. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bratislava and Katowice by train?

Trains travelling from Bratislava to Katowice cover a distance of around 169 miles (273 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Katowice to Bratislava.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bratislava to Katowice for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/17/2022 for travel on 02/17/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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