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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 2 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:40Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h25 21:05Warszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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£91One-way
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16:40Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h25 21:05Warszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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£91One-way
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15:40Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h35 20:15Warszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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£91One-way
07:35Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h20 11:55Warszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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£111One-way
18:50Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h20 23:10Warszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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£91One-way

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Thu
2 Dec
£9Flixbus
£72Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
3 Dec
£7Flixbus
£71Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
£7Flixbus
£64Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
5 Dec
£10Neobus Polska
£64Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
6 Dec
£7Flixbus
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
7 Dec
£10Neobus Polska
£56Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£9Flixbus
£49Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
9 Dec
£7Flixbus
£49Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
10 Dec
£10Neobus Polska
£42Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£7Flixbus
£42Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£10PKS Polonus
£42Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£5Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
£6Flixbus
£31Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
15 Dec
£7Flixbus
£37Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£10Neobus Polska
£27Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
17 Dec
£10PKS Polonus
£31Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
18 Dec
£6Flixbus
£27Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
19 Dec
£7Flixbus
£31Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
20 Dec
£6Flixbus
£27Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
21 Dec
£5Flixbus
£27Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information between Kraków and Warsaw

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£10 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNeobus Polska 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 50 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 Neobus Polska 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

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FAQs
What are my Kraków to Warsaw travel options?

You can travel between Kraków and Warsaw 2 different ways: coach or flight.

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

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 £73 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Kraków to Warsaw costing on average £83.

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 50 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Warsaw by coach can take on average 3 h 55 min.

How far is Warsaw from Kraków?

Warsaw is approximately 155 miles (250 km) away from Kraków.

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

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

  • Coaches from Kraków to Warsaw most often leave from Kraków, Jubilat and arrive in Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.
  • Flights mostly leave from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and tend to arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Kraków to Warsaw?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Kraków and Warsaw with Neobus Polska, and you can find Neobus Polska Kraków to Warsaw tickets for £10 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Kraków to Warsaw by flight with Lot Polish Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £83 with Lot Polish Airlines from Kraków to Warsaw.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Kraków to Warsaw?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Kraków to Warsaw often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Gdańsk. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Kraków and Warsaw itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Warsaw and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Kraków to Warsaw 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 £83 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.