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Duration 9h 17m
Distance 388.2 km
Average price 10 377 Ft
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Kraków and Budapest Nyugati takes 9h 17m. There is at least one train per day from Kraków to Budapest Nyugati. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Katowice
  3. Budapest Nyugati
10h 21m
5 621 Ft - 13 968 Ft

Kraków to Budapest Nyugati train times

Trains run once daily between Kraków and Budapest Nyugati. The service departs Kraków at 10:08 in the morning, which arrives into Budapest Nyugati at 19:25. All services require a transfer at KATOWICE and take an average of 9h 17m. 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

Want to know about travelling from Kraków to Budapest Nyugati? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Budapest Nyugati. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 21m.

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The distance between Kraków and Budapest Nyugati is 291 km. The road distance is 388.2 km.

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

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Kraków to Budapest Nyugati train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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There are 1863+ hotels available in Budapest Nyugati. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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What companies run services between Kraków and Budapest Nyugati?

You can take a train from Kraków to Budapest Nyugati via Katowice in around 10h 21m.
Train operators
PKP Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 5 000 Ft

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 5 000 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
3 000 Ft - 3 700 Ft
1st Class
4 000 Ft - 5 000 Ft
Train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4 700 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
4 700 Ft - 6 000 Ft
1st Class
7 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft

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