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.
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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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bratislava to Katowice is 4 hours and 44 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Bratislava to Katowice leaves at 06:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Bratislava to Katowice cover a distance of around 169 miles (273 km) during the journey.