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from Prague to Kraków

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Kraków on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00Prague7h50 16:50Kraków
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£131One-way
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09:00Prague7h50 16:50Kraków
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£131One-way
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13:00Prague8h40 21:40Kraków
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£161One-way
20:00Prague7h30 03:30Kraków
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£301One-way
12:00Prague9h10 21:10Kraków
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£261One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
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£26Infobus
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Thu
28 Oct
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£11Infobus
£180Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£12RegioJet a.s.
£12Flixbus
£23ryanair sun
Sat
30 Oct
£11RegioJet a.s.
£13Infobus
£132Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£11RegioJet a.s.
£11Infobus
£22ryanair sun
Tue
2 Nov
£11RegioJet a.s.
£12Flixbus
£153Lufthansa

Travel Information from Prague to Kraków

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £146
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £12 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 243 miles (392 km) to Kraków from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Prague to Kraków.

How to Travel from Prague to Krakow?

Travelling from Prague to Krakow comes with a lot of options. You can make the trip by plane, train, or bus quite easily, with a range of options to choose from that suits your budget and convenience. The fastest train will get you to Krakow in less than six hours, while just about three hours are enough for a flight. Or choose to take a scenic bus trip for as little as seven hours.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Prague to Krakow?

If you are running on a tight budget, don't worry, since there are plenty of affordable options to get from Prague to Krakow. Depending on when you buy your ticket, bus and train services can be similarly priced, even for direct journeys. Book well in advance and choose the time that works best for you.

 What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Prague to Krakow?

The fastest way to travel to Kraków from Prague is by plane, with direct flights as fast as one hour and ten minutes from RyanAir, a European budget airline. This is also an attractive choice because tickets can be priced very low, almost competitively so with train and bus options. There are many airlines making the trip, but often they have connections outside. Even so, flights including a connection can be a quicker option, with travel times around three hours and 15 minutes. 

Find and Book with Omio the Best Tickets from Prague to Krakow

Omio compiles information on all the available modes of transport and their respective costs for travelling from Prague to Kraków, so you can choose one that best suits you.

Travel from Prague to Kraków by Train

With many daily options from Prague to Krakow, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to train options.  Several train service companies are on hand, but the fastest are RegioJet and Leo Express, which gets you to your destination in five hours and 45 minutes. Most services require a transfer, but these are usually quick and efficient. The trains depart at different times of the day, so you check out the timetables on Omio to pick one that suits your travel schedule. You will alight at Kraków Glowny or Dworzec Autobusowy, then take a bus or a taxi to the city centre. 

Travel from Prague to Krakow by Bus

There are many buses from Prague to Krakow that service the route daily. The fastest service is usually a seven-hour bus ride by FlixBus, which is often the cheapest option as well. InfoBus, Eurolines, EuroTicket, and more all provide daily buses on this route, allowing you plenty of flexibility in terms of departure and arrival times and price. 

Travel from Prague to Kraków by Plane

Airlines on this route include RyanAir, EuroWings, Air France, KLM, and LOT. The cheapest and fastest is RyanAir, taking just over an hour with a direct flight. LOT is also a good choice; with one transfer, it will take just over 3 hours to reach your destination. All depart from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport (PRG) on the outskirts of the city, but few are direct flights. You can expect stopovers in Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, or France. From the arrival airport, John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK), you can easily get to Kraków city centre by bus or taxi. 

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Kraków, Poland if I’m coming from Prague, Czechia?

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kraków from Prague restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kraków, Poland from Prague?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kraków, Poland?

The government of Poland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Prague and Kraków closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Poland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Poland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 23/10/2021. 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 Prague from Kraków.

How do you get from Prague to Kraków?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Prague to Kraków. You can take a flight, coach or train.

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

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Prague to Kraków. Tickets for a train cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A train is generally £134 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £146 from Prague to Kraków.

A train is £1 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Prague to Kraków costing on average £12.

What is the fastest way to Kraków from Prague?

The quickest way to travel from Prague to Kraków is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 20 min.

How far is it from Prague to Kraków?

The distance between Prague and Kraków is around 243 miles (392 km).

How many services a day are there between Prague and Kraków?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Kraków is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Prague and Kraków 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 Prague to Kraków?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Kraków, Jubilat.
Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Kraków?

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

  • You can take a flight from Prague to Kraków with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for £146 with Lufthansa from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can travel between Prague and Kraków by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Flixbus from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can travel by train to Kraków from Prague with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Prague to Kraków tickets for £12 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Prague and Kraków?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Ams_easttrans, Flixbus, Infobus, Agat, Eurolines Madeltrans, Ttbus, Euroticket or Sindbad.
  • You can take a direct train with with 3 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Prague to Kraków?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Prague to Kraków often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Warsaw, Berlin or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Prague and Kraków itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kraków and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Kraków from Prague online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Prague to Kraków, 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 plane ticket is £146 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £12 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £12 one way for this journey.

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