The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Kraków will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.
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8 h 5 m
8 h 35 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave Berlin for Kraków every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 527 km distance in an average of 8 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Average coach duration||8 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£21 (€23)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, PolskiBus, Deutsche Bahn, Est, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, Autokar Polska, Agat or Sindbad|
Coaches from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, PolskiBus, Deutsche Bahn, Est, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, Autokar Polska, Agat or Sindbad. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £21, but the average price of coach tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Kraków, Jubilat.
Deutsche Bahn coaches will get you from Berlin to Kraków from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German coach travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn coach timetables and cheap tickets for the 327 miles (527 km) journey from Berlin to Kraków with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Berlin and Kraków if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable coach tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.
As the main operator of coach services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 coach journeys per day, DB offers a range of coach types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) coaches, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) coaches. These different types of coaches differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard services on each coach, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain coaches.
Deutsche Bahn, Infobus and Eurolines offer a regular daily service between the two cities, with journey times lasting around 8 hours. Every day, travellers can expect an early morning departure, and a late evening service as well, allowing you to be flexible with your travel plans. The schedule for buses from Berlin to Krakow stays much the same throughout the week, however there are slightly fewer buses at weekends, when prices may also be a little higher.
Return buses from Krakow to Berlin are also available.
Deutsche Bahn buses from Berlin to Krakow depart from the Hauptbahnhof (the main rail station). Services operated Infobus all depart from Berlin ZOB- the city's international bus station. This can be found near Kaiserdamm U-Bahn station and Berlin Messe-Nord S-Bahn station in the west of the city. The U-Bahn runs daily between 4:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. the following day as well as taxis are easy to find and affordable, so you should be able to connect to any bus departures easily at any time of day.
Buses to Krakow arrive at the city's main bus station, which is located in the northern part of the city, a couple of miles from the centre. To reach the historic centre, head into the nearby station and follow signs for the trams and buses to "Stare Miasto". The journey will only take ten minutes, and will leave you in one of Europe's least spoilt historic districts. Krakow is famous for the way its architectural treasures have been preserved. You can wander the cobbled streets, see palaces, cathedrals and elegant market squares that seem to have been lifted from the seventeenth century. The stunning Tatra Mountains are not far away as well, offering superb skiing and hiking opportunities.
Travel by coach between Berlin, Germany and Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Poland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 13/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Berlin to Kraków closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Kraków to Berlin is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 16/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Kraków to Berlin coach here.
When departing from Berlin, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. When arriving in Kraków, you can end your trip in coach stations like Kraków, Jubilat, Kraków, Muzeum Narodowe and Kraków, Rondo Matecznego.
Omio customers book a coach from Berlin Hbf to Kraków, Jubilat most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Kraków, Jubilat and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the coach station to the city centre in Kraków.
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