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from Hamburg to Kraków

You can get from Hamburg to Kraków by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Kraków on 25 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf13h40 11:10Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£371One-way
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21:30Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf13h40 11:10Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£371One-way
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07:20Hamburg Hbf10h35 17:55Kraków
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£791One-way
06:17Hamburg Hbf11h38 17:55Kraków
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£701One-way
14:20Hamburg Hbf13h48 04:08Kraków
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£531One-way

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Sun
24 Oct
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£49Sindbad
£182Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£145Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£204Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£129Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£48Sindbad
£129Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£106regional jet
Sat
30 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£129Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£49Sindbad
£115Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£37Sindbad
£93Eurowings
Tue
2 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£129Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£101Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£40Deutsche Bahn
£48Sindbad
£102Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£40Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£75Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£102Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£49Sindbad
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£37Sindbad
£75Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
10 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£81Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
11 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£48Sindbad
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
13 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£92Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information between Hamburg and Kraków

distanceDistance485 miles (782 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £137
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £43 • 12 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £137 • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSindbad, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 485 miles (782 km) to Kraków from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Sindbad, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Hamburg to Kraków.

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FAQs
Does Poland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Hamburg to Kraków?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Poland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kraków from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry into Poland:

  • 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 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kraków, Poland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Poland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Hamburg to Kraków.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Kraków, Poland?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Poland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Kraków, Poland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hamburg from Kraków?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Hamburg from Kraków here.

What are my Hamburg to Kraków travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Hamburg and Kraków. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Hamburg to Kraków the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Kraków, which costs on average £43.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kraków:

A coach journey is usually £93 less than a journey to Kraków by plane, which costs on average £137 for the same trip.

A coach is £10 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Kraków costing on average £53.

What is the fastest way to Kraków from Hamburg?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Kraków is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 45 min.

Other travel options between Hamburg and Kraków can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 11 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Hamburg and Kraków

Kraków is approximately 485 miles (782 km) away from Hamburg.

How many services a day are there to Kraków from Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Kraków is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kraków from Hamburg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Hamburg to Kraków, where do I depart from Hamburg and where do I arrive in Kraków?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Hamburg to Kraków:

  • Coaches most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Kraków at Kraków, Jubilat.
  • Flights mostly leave from Hamburg Airport and tend to arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Kraków?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Hamburg to Kraków:

  • You can take a coach from Hamburg to Kraków with Sindbad. Cheap tickets can be found for £43 with Sindbad from Hamburg to Kraków.
  • You can go to Kraków from Hamburg by plane with Lot Polish Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £137 with Lot Polish Airlines from Hamburg to Kraków on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Hamburg and Kraków with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Kraków tickets for £53 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Hamburg to Kraków?

Yes, there are direct routes from Hamburg to Kraków with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Kraków with Flixbus or Sindbad.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Kraków with with around direct flights every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Kraków with with 1 direct train per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Kraków tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Hamburg to Kraków ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Kraków often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Warsaw, Prague or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Kraków itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kraków and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Hamburg to Kraków online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Kraków from Hamburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £43 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £137 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £53 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Hamburg and Kraków online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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