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Paris Montparnasse to Katowice by train

It takes an average of 21h 38m to travel from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice by train, over a distance of around 753 miles (1212 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice and tickets for this journey start from €212.76 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 17h 15m
Price€212.76 - €232.76
Distance753 miles (1212 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
Departure stationParis Montparnasse
Arrival stationKatowice
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, db_other, BlaBlaBus, leoexpress, obb, OUIGO, SNCF

Paris Montparnasse to Katowice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice for Tuesday 9th Mar 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:16 07:17 2h 1m, 7 changes
05:16 08:54 3h 38m, 6 changes
06:18 06:57 39m, 6 changes
08:05 07:38 23h 33m, 6 changes
08:05 07:50 23h 45m, 5 changes
08:05 08:05 0m, 4 changes
10:12 08:51 22h 39m, 3 changes
10:50 08:51 22h 1m, 5 changes
11:16 08:51 21h 35m, 6 changes
00:29 08:51 20h 22m, 7 changes

TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF trains from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice

You can travel from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice on TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice

The price of train tickets from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice starts at €212.76 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.
lowest price found
from212.76
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avg. single price222.76

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 Paris Montparnasse 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Paris Montparnasse 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 Paris Montparnasse to Katowice take?

The average journey time by train between Paris Montparnasse and Katowice is 21 hours and 38 minutes, with around 19 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 Paris Montparnasse and Katowice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice is 17 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice can start from as little as €212.76 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice. Travelling from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice leave?

The first train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice leaves at 11:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice leave?

The last train from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice leaves at 10:59. 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 Paris Montparnasse and Katowice by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Montparnasse to Katowice cover a distance of around 753 miles (1212 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris Montparnasse to Katowice for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/03/2021. 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 30/11/2018 for travel on 30/11/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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