There are 8 ways to get from Alicante to Kraków by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Krakow  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Krakow (KRK) ALC - KRK

$80 - $610

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Fly to Katowice, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Katowice (KTW) ALC - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda

$88 - $502

Train, bus  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord Tlg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  4. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic

$165 - $284

Train  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Tlg / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia En
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...

$402 - $553

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  44 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA 913 / ...

$142 - $231

Bus Sindbad  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Kraków

$110 - $160

Drive, train  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Kraków

$459 - $669

Drive  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Kraków 1725.3 miles

$320 - $470

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Kraków. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Barcelona Sants Station, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Est and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 25 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Kraków is 2073 km. The road distance is 2760.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Kraków without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Alicante to Kraków, including transfers.

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Alicante to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Kraków train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Kraków is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 37 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 44 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Alicante to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Kraków station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 1295.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Kraków, Poland?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Alicante to Kraków 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Kraków via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Est, and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 37 h 25 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Alicante to Krakow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Krakow via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Alicante to Katowice via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lviv to Przemyśl Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.uz.gov.ua
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
20 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia to Lvov
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Alicante to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
Sindbad

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Alicante to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Kraków is 2761 km. It takes approximately 24 h 58 min to drive from Alicante to Kraków.

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Ryanair, Transavia Holland, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Kraków bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 2705+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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