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from Kraków to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Vienna on 21 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy6h40 05:30Vienna
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£141One-way
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22:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy6h40 05:30Vienna
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£141One-way
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13:50John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice5h35 19:25Vienna International Airport
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£1101One-way
14:10John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice4h05 18:15Vienna International Airport
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£2301One-way
12:10John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice6h05 18:15Vienna International Airport
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£2301One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Thu
21 Oct
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£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£39ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£139Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
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£13Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Mon
25 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£79Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£43ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£139Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£34ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£115Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£162Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
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£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£162Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£34ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£34ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£88Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
4 Nov
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£13Flixbus
£88Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£51ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£89Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£26ÖBB | Nightjet
£13Flixbus
£89Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£26ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£89Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
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£13Flixbus
£87Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
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£13Flixbus
£88Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information between Kraków and Vienna

distanceDistance205 miles (331 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £342
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £342 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 205 miles (331 km) by flight, coach or train from Kraków to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lot Polish Airlines, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Kraków to Vienna.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Kraków, Poland?

Travel between Kraków, Poland and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Poland enter Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 20/10/2021. 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 Kraków to Vienna.

Are there restrictions on reentering Poland from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Kraków, Poland from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Poland from Austria?

Entry into Poland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Poland from Austria?

Requirements for reentering 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 2 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Poland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Poland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Kraków, Poland was last verified on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Kraków from Vienna.

How do you get from Kraków to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to get from Kraków to Vienna: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kraków to Vienna?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Kraków to Vienna, which costs on average £14.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A coach journey is usually £328 less than a journey to Vienna by plane, which costs on average £342 for the same trip.

A coach is £34 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Kraków to Vienna costing on average £48.

What is the fastest way to Vienna from Kraków?

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Kraków is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 55 min   of travel time.

How far is Vienna from Kraków?

The distance between Kraków and Vienna is around 205 miles (331 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Kraków to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Kraków to Vienna is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Kraków and Vienna as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Kraków to Vienna?

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

  • Flights from Kraków to Vienna most often leave from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Kraków at Kraków, Jubilat and arrive in Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
Which travel companies can take me from Kraków to Vienna?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Kraków and Vienna with Lot Polish Airlines, and you can find Lot Polish Airlines Kraków to Vienna tickets for £342 on Omio.
  • You can go to Vienna from Kraków by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Kraków to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Kraków to Vienna with ÖBB | Nightjet, and you can find ÖBB | Nightjet Kraków to Vienna tickets for £48 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Kraków to Vienna?
Many of our customers travelling from Kraków to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Prague, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your Kraków and Vienna trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Vienna from Kraków online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £342 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £48 one way on average.

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