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Poprad is a hub for bus travel to High Tatras destinations and beyond; the following are direct services.

DestinationPrice (€)Time (hr)Frequency
Bardejov4.508 daily
Bratislava182 daily
Levoča1.70¾every 1-2 hours
Košice41¾-2½8 daily
Tatranská Lomnica1.30½hourly

There are more buses to Bardejov if you travel via Prešov. Between mid-June and mid-October there are buses to/from Zakopane in Poland (€5.50, two hours, two to four daily in season) via Ždiar.


Good car-hire rates are offered by well-established Car Rental Poprad. Book ahead to pick up at Poprad's airport or train station.


A key transport hub for the Tatra Mountains, Poprad-Tatry train station is served by direct trains from Bratislava (€15 to €19.50, 3½ to 4½ hours, 12 daily, some changing in Žilina) and Košice (€5, 1¼ to two hours, almost hourly). From Poprad, direct trains travel to Starý Smokovec (€1.50, 25 minutes, hourly), from where electric trains zoom to other Tatras resorts such as Štrbské Pleso and Tatranská Lomnica.