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from Kraków to Warsaw

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

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To get from Kraków to Warsaw on 13 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:25Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy3h55 20:20Warsaw
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£111One-way
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16:25Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy3h55 20:20Warsaw
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£111One-way
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17:35Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy4h45 22:20Warsaw
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£111One-way
17:35Kraków4h45 22:20Warsaw
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18:25John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h50 19:15Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£1131One-way

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Sun
13 Jun
£6Flixbus
£113Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
14 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£98Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
15 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£98Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
16 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£87Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
17 Jun
£6Flixbus
£78Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
18 Jun
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£77Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
19 Jun
£6Flixbus
£77Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
20 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£69Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
21 Jun
£11Neobus Polska
£69Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
22 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£69Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
23 Jun
£6Flixbus
£53Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
24 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£53Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
25 Jun
£6Flixbus
£53Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
26 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£53Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
27 Jun
£7Flixbus
£42Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
28 Jun
£11PKS Polonus
£32Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
29 Jun
£6Flixbus
£28Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
30 Jun
£7Flixbus
£53Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
1 Jul
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£28Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
2 Jul
£11PKS Polonus
£28Lot Polish Airlines

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.

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FAQs
How do I go from Kraków to Warsaw?

You can travel from Kraków to Warsaw 2 different ways: coach or flight.

How many miles are between Kraków and Warsaw

The distance from Kraków to Warsaw is approximately 155 miles (250 km).

What are the departure and arrival points 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, Dworzec Autobusowy and arrive in Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.
  • Flights from Kraków to Warsaw most often leave from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.
Which travel operators can get 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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Warsaw by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Kraków to Warsaw tickets on Omio for £9.
  • Lot Polish Airlines can take you to Warsaw by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lot Polish Airlines from Kraków to Warsaw for £39.
Is there a direct service between Kraków and Warsaw?

Yes, there are direct services available from Kraków to Warsaw with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Infobus, BlaBlaCar or PKS Polonus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Warsaw as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Kraków to Warsaw.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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 early should I buy Kraków to Warsaw tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Kraków to Warsaw, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £9 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £39 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Kraków to Warsaw tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Kraków to Warsaw, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Warsaw:

A coach is generally £31 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £39 from Kraków to Warsaw.

What is the quickest way 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 from Kraków to Warsaw can usually take longer:

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kraków
Warsaw
Krakow Glowny
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Krakow Plaszow
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