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Cheap coach tickets from Zakopane to Kraków

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The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Zakopane to Kraków is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

BlaBlaCar
16:501h00
Zakopane
17:50Kraków
£21One-way
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BlaBlaCar
20:002h00
Zakopane
22:00Kraków
£31One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
20:001h20
Zakopane
21:20Kraków
£41One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
22:001h10
Zakopane
23:10Kraków
£51One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
17:002h10
Zakopane
19:10Kraków
£61One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableZakopane to Kraków

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Infobus
04:302h10
Zakopane
06:40Kraków
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Euroticket
04:302h14
Zakopane
06:44Kraków
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Infobus
05:302h10
Zakopane
07:40Kraków
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Euroticket
05:302h14
Zakopane
07:44Kraków
0 changes
Infobus
06:452h20
Zakopane
09:05Kraków
0 changes
Euroticket
06:452h44
Zakopane
09:29Kraków
0 changes
Infobus
07:102h10
Zakopane
09:20Kraków
0 changes
Euroticket
07:102h19
Zakopane
09:29Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
08:102h10
Zakopane
10:20Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
0 changes
FlixBus
08:104h20
Zakopane
12:30Kraków, Airport
1 change
Infobus
08:152h10
Zakopane
10:25Kraków
0 changes
Euroticket
08:152h29
Zakopane
10:44Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
08:402h10
Zakopane
10:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
0 changes
Infobus
09:002h10
Zakopane
11:10Kraków
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Euroticket
09:002h14
Zakopane
11:14Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
09:202h15
Zakopane
11:35Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Infobus
10:002h10
Zakopane
12:10Kraków
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Euroticket
10:002h14
Zakopane
12:14Kraków
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FlixBus
10:202h35
Zakopane
12:55Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
0 changes
Infobus
12:002h10
Zakopane
14:10Kraków
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Euroticket
12:002h14
Zakopane
14:14Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
12:152h25
Zakopane
14:40Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
0 changes
FlixBus
12:153h00
Zakopane
15:15Kraków, Airport
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Euroticket
12:252h14
Zakopane
14:39Kraków
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Infobus
12:252h05
Zakopane
14:30Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
12:302h10
Zakopane
14:40Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
0 changes
Euroticket
13:052h14
Zakopane
15:19Kraków
0 changes
Infobus
13:052h15
Zakopane
15:20Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
13:152h30
Zakopane
15:45Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Infobus
13:352h10
Zakopane
15:45Kraków
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Euroticket
13:352h14
Zakopane
15:49Kraków
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Infobus
14:102h10
Zakopane
16:20Kraków
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Euroticket
14:102h14
Zakopane
16:24Kraków
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FlixBus
14:352h15
Zakopane
16:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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FlixBus
14:352h50
Zakopane
17:25Kraków, Airport
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Infobus
14:502h10
Zakopane
17:00Kraków
0 changes
Euroticket
14:502h14
Zakopane
17:04Kraków
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Euroticket
15:202h14
Zakopane
17:34Kraków
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Infobus
15:202h10
Zakopane
17:30Kraków
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FlixBus
15:552h10
Zakopane
18:05Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Infobus
15:552h10
Zakopane
18:05Kraków
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Euroticket
15:552h14
Zakopane
18:09Kraków
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FlixBus
16:302h20
Zakopane
18:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Euroticket
16:452h14
Zakopane
18:59Kraków
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Infobus
16:452h10
Zakopane
18:55Kraków
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FlixBus
17:502h15
Zakopane
20:05Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Euroticket
18:252h14
Zakopane
20:39Kraków
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Infobus
18:252h15
Zakopane
20:40Kraków
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FlixBus
18:502h00
Zakopane
20:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Infobus
20:002h10
Zakopane
22:10Kraków
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Euroticket
20:002h14
Zakopane
22:14Kraków
0 changes
FlixBus
21:002h59
Zakopane
23:59Kraków, Airport
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FlixBus
21:002h30
Zakopane
23:30Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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FlixBus
21:302h55
Zakopane
00:25Kraków, Airport
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FlixBus
21:302h20
Zakopane
23:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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FlixBus
21:552h05
Zakopane
00:00Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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FlixBus
23:302h20
Zakopane
01:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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FlixBus
23:592h06
Zakopane
02:05Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Bus times from Zakopane to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 19 m

Buses per day

58

Distance

85 km

Of the 58 buses that leave Zakopane for Kraków every day 57 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
18:502h00
Zakopane
20:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
£121One-way
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2nd Fastest
FlixBus
21:552h05
Zakopane
00:00Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
£111One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Infobus
12:252h05
Zakopane
14:30Kraków
£81One-way
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FlixBus
23:592h06
Zakopane
02:05Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
£121One-way
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FlixBus
15:552h10
Zakopane
18:05Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
£121One-way
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Overview: Coach from Zakopane to Kraków

distanceDistance52 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 8 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesEuroticket, Infobus, FlixBus, PKS Polonus, Neobus Polska or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Zakopane to Kraków cover the 52 miles long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like Euroticket, Infobus, FlixBus, PKS Polonus, Neobus Polska or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Zakopane and arrive in Kraków, Airport.

Coach companies: Euroticket, Infobus and FlixBus Zakopane to Kraków

Find the best coaches between Zakopane and Kraków with Omio's travel partners Euroticket, Infobus and FlixBus from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Zakopane to Kraków coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6
  • FlixBus frequency: 8 a day

Zakopane to Krakow coach

A Zakopane to Krakow coach is a comfortable and affordable way to travel between the cities and a popular choice among locals and visitors alike. Thanks to the routes' popularity, there are multiple services every day. These trips start early in the morning and run until close to midnight every day. The bus schedule from Zakopane to Krakow is consistent throughout the week, with the same number of buses on the same schedule every day, including Saturdays and Sundays. The services are operated by Euroticket or Flixbus and run along three different routes. All trips arrive at the Krakow Main Bus Station in the city centre but leave from three different locations in Zakopane.

Zakopane to Krakow Bus Time: Daily Departures

Thanks to the popularity of this route and service, Numerous buses run between these cities every day. The first bus from Zakopane to Krakow usually departs as early as 4:30 a.m. and runs a couple of times an hour between then and the last departure around midnight. The first bus of the day is operated by Euroticket, while the last bus in the evening is a Flixbus route. Euroticket typically offers around 19 daily operations starting at 4:30 a.m. and ending around 7:10 p.m., while Flixbus usually operates around 20 buses, starting close to 8:00 a.m. and running until midnight. The quickest way to get to the daily schedules page is to navigate to the top of this page and choose your travel dates. Make sure the departure and arrival cities are correct and click on the search button. You'll be redirected to the results and have the ability to filter according to your needs.

How long is the journey by bus from Zakopane to Krakow?

The travel time for your bus to Krakow from Zakopane will depend mostly on the route taken and the provider. None of these trips has changeovers en route. A Flixbus route is always between the main station in Zakopane and the Krakow Bus Station in the city centre. The quickest Flixbus journey takes around two hours, while the longest one along the same route takes close to 2h 30min. If you're taking a trip with Euroticket, the departure point for your bus to Krakow from Zakopane is usually one of two bus stops along Aleje 3-go Maja Road in the city centre. The fastest Euroticket route takes just under 2h 15min, while the longest one is closer to 2h 30min.

Zakopane: panoramic view of the city.

Zakopane: panoramic view of the city. Source: Shutterstock

Where do Zakopane to Krakow coaches depart and arrive?

There are three different departure points for the bus Zakopane - Krakow and only one arrival point. The main departure point for Flixbus from Zakopane to Krakow Bus Station is the Dworzec Autobusowy station located near the city centre. This station is a small and convenient one with access to toilets and a taxi stand located outside. It's connected to the rest of the city through buses and taxis. The second departure point is the Zakopane Al. 3-GO Maja Dolne bus stop, located a little further from the city centre, or the Zakopane Al. 3-go Maja Górne down the road. These are both simple bus stops on the side of the road with no other facilities or amenities.

The arrival point for every bus Zakopane Krakow is Krakow Bus Station located in the heart of the city centre and within walking distance of many of the attractions. It's connected to the city through other buses and local taxis which can be found outside. The station is home to two floors and two levels of bus departure gates. There are taxis located on both floors and public transport connections nearby, like the Krakow Glowny underground transportation centre within walking distance. The station is home to all basic amenities and facilities, including ATMs, toilets and more.

What are the bus stops when arriving in Krakow?

Since these are all direct routes between Zakopane and Krakow Bus Station, there are no additional stops along the way or in Krakow. The only stop in the city will be the major bus station, which is connected to the Krakow Glowny underground transportation and is well-connected to the rest of the city through various modes of transport including taxis and trains.

What to see between Zakopane and Krakow

With these routes all being direct trips, there isn't any opportunity to hop out at one of the stops along the way and explore other parts of the country, but there are a few things along the way worth taking note of to visit the next time you're in the area. Just before you pass through Guty, you'll be a short distance away from the Jan Kasprowicz Museum, commemorating the famous Polish poet, playwright and literary critic. The Termy Goracy Potok water park is a little further up, close to Banska, on the way towards Szaflary. Near Klikuszowa, you'll pass by the famous Pański Działek viewpoint where you can look across the nearby mountains. Chabówce is further up along the road and home to the Skansen Taboru Kolejowego w Chabówce history museum which is well worth a visit. Between Pcim and Myslenice, you'll be close to several tourist attractions, including Wieża widokowa and Gora Chelm. The Wieża Widokowa w Łagiewnikach observation deck is one of the last things you'll see before arriving in Krakow.

Information on Krakow Bus Station

The Krakow Bus Station is the major station serving the city and the calling point for all buses coming into and out of the city. It's somewhat integrated into the underground transportation centre, Krakow Glowny and is located in the city centre, east of Galeria Krakowska. It's made up of two floors and departure gates spread over two levels and provides access to underground trains and taxis. Taxis can be found on both arrival levels and can be used to get around the city. If you're trying to get to Market Square, the underground system is the best way to get there. The station is home to various amenities and you can spend time eating at one of the restaurants, getting some retail therapy at one of the shops or exchanging money at the currency exchange kiosks. You'll also find accessible and standard toilets, ATMs, luggage lockers and more.

Euroticket Zakopane to Krakow coach

Euroticket is one of the main providers of services between these two destinations and provides some of the cheapest train tickets from Zakopane to Krakow. There are Euroticket services operating hourly from around 4:30 a.m. every morning until just after 7:00 p.m. every day. The travel time for these routes is quite consistent, usually around 2h 15min, but there are a few trips that take closer to 2h 30min. All routes run from one of two stops near the city centre and arrive at Krakow Bus Station. None of these services has a stopover en route, nor any other scheduled stops. There are at least 19 buses a day operated by Euroticket between these cities.

Flixbus Zakopane to Krakow coach

Flixbus is a sought-after bus operator throughout Europe and provides the most frequent services between these cities daily. Flixbus routes start operating around 8:00 a.m. every day and run until the last bus leaves around midnight. These routes are usually between the main bus station in Zakopane and the Krakow Bus Station, with a travel time that varies between 2h and 2h 30min, depending on the time of day the bus runs. All of these trips are direct routes without any changeovers or scheduled stops en route.

Buses Zakopane to Krakow: Sustainability Travel

According to various climate activists, one of the best ways to lower your carbon footprint is to choose more sustainable ways of travelling. Bus travel is significantly more sustainable than a plane or car travel. Planes use more energy and require more fuel to cover the same distance, while the inefficient use of space in cars means more trips have to be made to serve the same number of people. Flixbus is one of the leaders in the sustainable movement with buses and is one of the first companies to introduce electric buses, which operated in France back in 2018. The company has also had various solar-powered buses operating in parts of France since 2020.

Bus Zakopane to Krakow: Services on Board

These routes are operated by two different bus companies that both have similar onboard services.

  • There are only Standard Class tickets available on these routes.
  • There is no food service with either bus company. You'll be responsible for your own food and beverages. Remember that hot food is not allowed on the buses.
  • You may not travel with pets along these routes. The only animals allowed will be guide dogs and the bus company must be notified ahead of time.
  • Foldable bikes can be transported, provided they fit in the luggage compartments. Non-foldable bikes won't be allowed onboard.
  • Your baggage allowance is limited to 20kg when travelling in Europe.
  • If you're concerned about accessible travel, you'll be able to contact either company a few days in advance to arrange help with mobility issues or any other disability.
  • Seat reservation isn't possible for buses from Zakopane to Krakow.

When to book your bus tickets from Zakopane to Krakow?

There are a couple of ways to ensure you get the best Zakopane to Krakow bus price when booking tickets. Firstly, book through Omio and filter your results according to price. If you can, book as far in advance as possible. These tickets are usually available 30 - 60 days before and gradually get more expensive as the days pass. Companies sometimes offer different deals on different days so have flexible dates in mind when searching to take advantage of these deals. The price of these tickets is quite consistent but the buses leaving around 8:00 a.m. are often the cheapest. If you have a student card or you're a senior citizen, you may be able to pick up a few discounts on some of the routes.

To Krakow by bus — travel tips

Before travelling around the country, have a look at the Poland Window Seat page for some tips on things to do in the country. Kraków is a city in the south of Poland, close to the border of the Czech Republic and is a beloved city for many locals and visitors alike. With its rich history, roaring nightlife, beautiful sights, incredible architecture and outdoor adventure spots, it's an easy city to fall in love with and there are various reasons why you should visit Krakow. One of the biggest draws of the city is the local cuisine, since Polish people hold their food in high regard, heading to one of the local restaurants and picking something off the menu is an absolute must. Krakow is also home to the largest city square in Europe and you could spend the whole day exploring Rynek Glowny Square by eating in a few of the cafes, shopping in the local markets, people watching from everywhere, climbing the stairs to the clock tower or taking a carriage ride. Here are a few things worth checking out in the city:

  • Stare Miasto (Old Town)
  • St Mary’s Basilica
  • Rynek Główny (Main Square)
  • Franciscan Church
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Manggha Museum
  • Planty Park
  • Cloth Hall
  • Museum of the Jagiellonian University – Collegium Maius

Krakow: Skyline of the Wawel Cathedral.

Krakow: Skyline of the Wawel Cathedral. Source: Shutterstock

What are the other cities you can go to from Krakow?

Krakow is an important Polish city, so there's no wonder that it's well-connected to other major cities in and out of the country. One of the most well-travelled routes from the city is buses to Warsaw from Krakow, which happen multiple times a day and take close to 4 hours without a changeover. You'll also find a couple of Krakow to Budapest buses every day, which tend to have a couple of stops along the way and take close to 21 hours. If you feel like exploring Germany, a Krakow to Berlin happens multiple times a day and will get you there in close to 11 hours.

FAQs: Zakopane to Kraków coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Zakopane to Kraków with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Zakopane to Kraków.
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Cheap coach tickets from Zakopane to Kraków can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Zakopane to Kraków is £8; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Zakopane to Kraków coach travel time is 1 h 45 min   for the 52 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Zakopane to Kraków leaves at 07: 25. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Zakopane to Kraków leaves at 22: 59.
There are 8 coaches a day from Zakopane to Kraków which require at least one change with Euroticket, Infobus, FlixBus, PKS Polonus, Neobus Polska or BlaBlaCar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
Take the Zakopane to Kraków coach with Euroticket, Infobus, FlixBus, PKS Polonus, Neobus Polska or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip from Zakopane to Kraków as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Zakopane, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Zakopane, Zakopane, Zakopiański Dworzec Autobusowy and Zakopane, Spyrkówka. When arriving in Kraków, you can end your journey in coach stations like Kraków, Airport, Kraków, Olszanicka (Stacja Paliw Orlen) and Krakow, Czyżyny Bus Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Zakopane, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Kraków, Airport, located 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Zakopane to Kraków by coach is August.
Yes, you can take a coach from Zakopane to Kraków.

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