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Train Information from Birmingham to Katowice

distanceDistance910 miles (1468 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Birmingham to Katowice cover the 910 miles (1468 km) long route taking on average 34 h 54 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Katowice.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Katowice, Poland allowed?

Travel by train between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Katowice, Poland is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Katowice from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Poland from Birmingham?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Katowice, Poland?

The government of Poland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Katowice from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Katowice, Poland?

Return travel from Poland to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Birmingham from Katowice?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Katowice?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 18/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Katowice.

How far is it from Birmingham to Katowice by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Katowice via train to be approximately 910 miles (1468 km).
How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Katowice by train?
The train time between Birmingham and Katowice is on average 34 h 54 min  for the 910 miles (1468 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Katowice from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Birmingham goes to Katowice? Which train station do I come into Katowice from Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Katowice you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Katowice, Katowice Ligota and Katowice Dworzec autobusowy Piotra Skargi 8.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Katowice.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Katowice train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Katowice most often arrive at Katowice and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there between Birmingham and Katowice a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Birmingham to Katowice. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Katowice
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Katowice.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70

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