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Duration 44h 2m
Distance 640 km
Average price $69
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Kraków and Bistriţa takes 44h 2m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Kraków to Bistriţa. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Wien Hbf
  3. Cluj Napoca
  4. Bistriţa
22h 28m
$33 - $87

Kraków to Bistriţa train times

Trains run five times a week between Kraków and Bistriţa. The service departs Kraków at 12:52 in the afternoon, which arrives into Bistriţa at 09:54. All services require a transfer, and take on average 44h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Bistriţa. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Bistriţa Nord via Wien Hbf and Cluj Napoca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 28m.

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The distance between Kraków and Bistriţa is 467 km. The road distance is 640 km.

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Kraków to Bistriţa train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków to Bistriţa train services, operated by Interregional Calatori, arrive at Bistriţa Nord station.

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Bistriţa is 1h ahead of Kraków. It is currently 12:07 PM in Kraków and 1:07 PM in Bistriţa.

There are five+ hotels available in Bistriţa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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