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from Warsaw to Kraków

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

Our recommendation

To get from Warsaw to Kraków on 27 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:30Warsaw3h55 23:25Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£101One-way
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19:30Warsaw3h55 23:25Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£101One-way
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06:50Warsaw4h50 11:40Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£101One-way
06:50Warsaw4h50 11:40Kraków
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£111One-way
23:25Warsaw3h50 03:15Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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£101One-way

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Mon
26 Jul
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£110Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
27 Jul
£8Flixbus
£110Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
28 Jul
£7Flixbus
£95Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
29 Jul
£7Flixbus
£95Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
30 Jul
£10Neobus Polska
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
31 Jul
£7Flixbus
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
1 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£75Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
2 Aug
£7Flixbus
£75Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
3 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£67Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
4 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£67Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
5 Aug
£7Flixbus
£67Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
6 Aug
£7Flixbus
£58Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
7 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£58Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
8 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£51Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
9 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£51Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
10 Aug
£6Flixbus
£51Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
11 Aug
£7Flixbus
£38Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
12 Aug
£6Flixbus
£32Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
13 Aug
£5Flixbus
£28Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
14 Aug
£10Neobus Polska
£32Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
15 Aug
£7Flixbus
£32Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information between Warsaw and Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£11 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPKS Polonus or Lot Polish Airlines

Take a flight or coach to travel 155 miles (250 km) to Kraków from 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are PKS Polonus or Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Warsaw to Kraków.

Travel from Warsaw to Krakow: Journey Details

Getting to the stunning city of Krakow is simple if you are traveling from Warsaw. There are affordable and relatively fast coaches, car pooling companies, express trains, slower stopper trains and flights to choose from. If you want to watch the Polish countryside unfold, you could take a relaxing train, but if time is of the essence, nothing beats the flight time of just under an hour.

Return trips from Krakow to Warsaw are also available.

Coaches from Warsaw to Krakow

Coaches from Warsaw to Krakow are the cheapest option for traveling between the two cities. PolskiBus runs a daily service starting at 6:00 a.m. and finishing late in the evening, which takes between 4 hours 20 and 4 hours 55 minutes to reach Krakow. There are also car pooling services like Bla Bla Car, which can cover the ground in around 4 hours.

Trains from Warsaw to Krakow

Trains from Warsaw to Krakow are the most convenient way to travel between the two cities, with a regular service from PKP Intercity that takes just 2 hours 44 minutes. However, note that journey times vary, so don't get stuck on a slow stopper-service. Trains depart from 5:30 a.m., and keep running until 8:30 p.m.

Flights from Warsaw to Krakow

LOT Polish Airlines operate a frequent daily flights from Warsaw to Krakow, which takes only 55 minutes to touch down at its destination. There are seven flights every day, with the first take off time at 7:40 a.m. and the last flight at 10:45 p.m. All flights are also direct, with no changes required.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Warsaw to Kraków?

There are 2 travel options from Warsaw to Kraków: flight or coach.

What is the distance from Warsaw to Kraków?

You should expect to travel around 155 miles (250 km) from Warsaw to Kraków.

When going from Warsaw to Kraków, where do I depart from Warsaw and where do I arrive in Kraków?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy and arrive in Kraków, Jubilat.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
Which travel companies can take me from Warsaw to Kraków?

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

  • Travel with PKS Polonus for coaches to Kraków. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for PKS Polonus Warsaw to Kraków tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Lot Polish Airlines can get you to Kraków by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lot Polish Airlines from Warsaw to Kraków for £60 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Kraków from Warsaw?
Looking to extend your trip from Warsaw to Kraków? Many Omio customers who go from Warsaw to Kraków usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Berlin or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Prague, Berlin or Budapest from Kraków, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Warsaw to Kraków online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £11 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £60 one way on average.

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

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

The cheapest way from Warsaw to Kraków is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A coach is £49 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Warsaw to Kraków costing on average £60.

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

The fastest way to get to Kraków from Warsaw is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Kraków that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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