Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Warsaw and Katowice, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Warsaw and Katowice?
The trains to Katowice can leave from Warszawa Wileńska or Warszawa Wschodnia and arrive at Katowice Załęże or Katowice.
How long to you need to get to Katowice by train?
The average duration of the journey is 5 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Katowice in 3 hours and 38 minutes. The first train leaves from Warsaw at 06:02, while the last one leaves at 00:02.