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from Kraków to Warsaw

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Warsaw on 29 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:45Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy4h00 21:45Warsaw
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£101One-way
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17:45Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy4h00 21:45Warsaw
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£101One-way
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17:35Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy4h45 22:20Warsaw
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£101One-way
17:35Kraków4h45 22:20Warsaw
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£121One-way
08:50John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 09:45Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£631One-way

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Sun
29 May
£10Neobus Polska
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
30 May
£10Neobus Polska
£63Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
31 May
£6Flixbus
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
1 Jun
£6Flixbus
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
2 Jun
£12Flixbus
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
3 Jun
£9Flixbus
£48Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
4 Jun
£6Flixbus
£48Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
5 Jun
£10PKS Polonus
£43Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
6 Jun
£10Flixbus
£48Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
7 Jun
£6Flixbus
£48Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
8 Jun
£6Flixbus
£43Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
9 Jun
£6Flixbus
£43Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
10 Jun
£7Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
11 Jun
£10PKS Polonus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
12 Jun
£7Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
13 Jun
£7Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
14 Jun
£6Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
15 Jun
£6Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
16 Jun
£7Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
17 Jun
£7Flixbus
£29Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information to Warsaw from Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£10 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £29 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPKS Polonus or Lot Polish Airlines

Take a coach or flight to travel 155 miles (250 km) from Kraków to Warsaw. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are PKS Polonus or Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Kraków to Warsaw.

How to Travel from Krakow to Warsaw

Travelling between Krakow and the Polish capital can take as little as 50 minutes, and visitors can choose among three transportation methods; bus, plane, and railway. Krakow is known for its well-preserved historic centre and for the imposing buildings that line Market Square and Florianska Street, whereas the main sights and attractions in Warsaw include the Old Town, the Royal Castle, and Lazienski Park.

Train: Train travel between Krakow and Warsaw is available more than 20 times per day. PKP Intercity operates direct trains at least every 2 hours, and twice per hour at peak times. Journey time goes from 3 hours to 4 hours and 20 minutes. Trains depart from Krakow Glowny and the arrival station is Warsaw Central.

Bus: The bus trip between these Polish cities is operated by Polski Bus, which runs coaches from the early morning until well after midnight. The trip lasts approximately 5 hours and the departure and arrival stations are Krakow Dworzec and Warsaw Metro Mlociny respectively.

Flight: LOT Airlines runs at least 6 direct flights per day between Krakow and Warsaw, starting early in the morning and departing every 2 - 3 hours until the late evening. Flight time is a mere 50 minutes from take off at John Paul II International - Krakow until landing at Warsaw Chopin airport.

Travelling from Krakow to Warsaw: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Krakow to Warsaw? Buses, since a single ticket costs as little as 4 Euros per person.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Krakow to Warsaw? Planes take 50 minutes to connect both cities and are the fastest way to travel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Kraków to Warsaw

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Kraków to Warsaw?

There are 2 travel options from Kraków to Warsaw: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Kraków to Warsaw?

The cheapest way from Kraków to Warsaw is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Warsaw:

A coach is £19 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Kraków to Warsaw costing on average £29.

What is the fastest way to get from Kraków to Warsaw?

The fastest way from Kraków to Warsaw is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Warsaw from Kraków can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance from Kraków to Warsaw?

The distance between Kraków and Warsaw is around 155 miles (250 km).

Where do I depart from Kraków? Where do I arrive in Warsaw?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Kraków to Warsaw:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Kraków, Prokocim Szpital to Bus station Warsaw-Wschodnia, Kyivska street; house 20.
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Kraków to Warsaw depart from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Kraków to Warsaw?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Kraków to Warsaw, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • PKS Polonus can get you to Warsaw by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with PKS Polonus from Kraków to Warsaw for £10 on Omio.
  • Travel with Lot Polish Airlines to go to Warsaw by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lot Polish Airlines Kraków to Warsaw tickets on Omio for £29.

Where should I go next after I travel to Warsaw from Kraków?

Many of our customers travelling from Kraków to Warsaw don't make Warsaw their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Gdańsk, either of which you could add to your Kraków and Warsaw trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Warsaw to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets to Warsaw from Kraków online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £10 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £29 one way.

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