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from Vienna to Kraków

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

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To get from Vienna to Kraków on 1 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:55Vienna7h20 07:15Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£141One-way
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23:55Vienna7h20 07:15Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£141One-way
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22:10Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h40 05:50Kraków
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£441One-way

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Tue
30 Nov
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Wed
1 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£236Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
2 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£199Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
3 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£161Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
£9ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£161Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
5 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£135Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
6 Dec
£9ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£135Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
7 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£135Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£52ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£135Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
9 Dec
£18ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£135Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
10 Dec
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£18ÖBB | Nightjet
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£9ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£9ÖBB | Nightjet
£13Flixbus
£119Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
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£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
15 Dec
£18ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£22ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
17 Dec
£13ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
18 Dec
£22ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
19 Dec
£22ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
20 Dec
£9ÖBB | Nightjet
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines

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Travel from Vienna to Kraków
Travel to Kraków easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Kraków.
FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Kraków, Poland from Vienna, Austria?

International travel from Vienna, Austria to Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Poland if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kraków if travelling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 7 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 measures do I need to follow in Kraków, Poland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Poland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Kraków from Vienna.

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

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Poland is: Restricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Poland?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 29/11/2021. 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 Vienna from Kraków.

How do I go from Vienna to Kraków?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Kraków from Vienna?

The cheapest way from Vienna to Kraków is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A coach journey is usually £72 less than a journey to Kraków by plane, which costs on average £90 for the same trip.

A coach is about £22 less than a train, which costs on average £39 for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Kraków is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Kraków by coach can take on average 7 h.

In comparison, getting to Kraków by train can take on average 8 h 15 min.

How far is Kraków from Vienna?

Kraków is approximately 205 miles (331 km) away from Vienna.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Kraków?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Kraków is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Vienna and Kraków as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Vienna International Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Vienna to Kraków depart from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Kraków, Jubilat.
Which travel companies can take me from Vienna to Kraków?

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

  • Lot Polish Airlines can take you to Kraków by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lot Polish Airlines from Vienna to Kraków for £90.
  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. To go to Kraków by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Vienna to Kraków tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with ÖBB | Nightjet for trains to Kraków. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Nightjet Vienna to Kraków tickets on Omio for £39.
Can I find a direct route to Kraków from Vienna?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day 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 from Vienna to Kraków.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Kraków from Vienna?
Many of our customers travelling from Vienna to Kraków don't make Kraków their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Warsaw, Prague or Berlin, either of which you could add to your Vienna and Kraków trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kraków to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Vienna to Kraków online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £90 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £18 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £39 one way.

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