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Traveling from Katowice to Poznań by train

Looking to travel from Katowice to Poznań by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 4 hours 35 minutes to travel from Katowice to Poznań by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 51 minutes though. You'll usually find 16 trains per day running along the 280 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Poznań.

Plan your trip ahead and book your train tickets in advance if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Just start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices for trains from Katowice to Poznań.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Poznań by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Katowice to Poznań by train

Journey timeFrom 3h 51m
Distance174 miles (280 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train02:00
Last train23:03
Departure stationKatowice
Arrival stationPoznań
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Katowice to Poznań train times

Check out the next trains departing from Katowice to Poznań for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:29 10:20 3h 51m, direct
07:21 11:19 3h 58m, 1 change
08:20 12:36 4h 16m, 1 change
09:11 13:16 4h 5m, direct
11:23 15:35 4h 12m, direct
12:04 16:25 4h 21m, 1 change
14:19 18:19 4h 0m, direct
15:09 20:47 5h 38m, 2 changes
15:54 20:53 4h 59m, 1 change
16:16 21:00 4h 44m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Katowice to Poznań

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 Katowice to Poznań 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.

FAQs for Katowice to Poznań

Want to know more about your journey from Katowice to Poznań? 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 Katowice to Poznań take?

The average journey time by train between Katowice and Poznań is 4 hours and 35 minutes, with around 16 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 Katowice and Poznań by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Katowice to Poznań is 3 hours and 51 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Katowice to Poznań?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Katowice to Poznań without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Katowice to Poznań each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Katowice to Poznań leaves at 02:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Katowice to Poznań leaves at 23:03. 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 Katowice and Poznań by train?

Trains travelling from Katowice to Poznań cover a distance of around 174 miles (280 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Poznań to Katowice.

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