How to get from Prague to Kraków

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from Prague to Kraków

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

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To get from Prague to Kraków on 24 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:30Prague Vaclav Havel Airport1h05 18:35John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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£261One-way
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10:18Prague6h32 16:50Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£121One-way
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23:00Praha, ÚAN Florenc8h15 07:15Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£141One-way
13:00Prague8h40 21:40Kraków
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£181One-way
14:00Prague8h30 22:30Kraków
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£191One-way

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Travel Information to Kraków from Prague

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £10 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 243 miles (392 km) by coach, flight or train to Kraków from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight 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. 

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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

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Kraków, Poland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Czechia enter Poland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Conditions of entry into Poland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 15/05/2022. 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 Prague to Kraków.

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Poland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Kraków restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 15/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Kraków closer to your date of departure here.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Prague to Kraków, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kraków:

A train is generally £10 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £20 from Prague to Kraków.

A train is about £79 less than a flight, which costs on average £90 for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Kraków from Prague is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Kraków by train can take on average 6 h 20 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Kraków is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Kraków from Prague as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Prague to Kraków depart from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport to John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.

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

  • You can travel between Prague and Kraków by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £20 with Flixbus from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can travel from Prague to Kraków by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £90 with Eurowings from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can go to Kraków from Prague by train with RegioJet a. S. You'll see cheap train tickets for £10 with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Kraków on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Prague and Kraków with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Infobus, Agat, Eurolines Madeltrans or Euroticket.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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 between Prague and Kraków.

Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Kraków? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Kraków usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Warsaw, Berlin or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Warsaw, Berlin or Budapest from Kraków, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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 coach ticket for this trip is on average £20 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £90 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £10 one way for this route.

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.

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