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There are 9 ways to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Warszawa Zachodnia  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Warszawa Zachodnia Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...

$19 - $28

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Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Krakow Glowny Ic

$14 - $20

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Torun Wschodni R
  2. Take the bus from Toruń to Kraków, Kraków MDA P12

$31 - $52

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bydgoszcz to Toruń, Toruń Miasto 1351 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torun Dworzec Miasto Plac 18 Stycznia to Kraków dw. aut. Leo Express

$18 - $24

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bydgoszcz to Kraków 292.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Bydgoszcz  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bydgoszcz (BZG) to Krakow (KRK) BZG - KRK

$44 - $195

Train to Gdansk, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Gdansk Wrzeszcz
  2. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Krakow (KRK) GDN - KRK

$35 - $97

Train to Poznan, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Poznan Gl.
  2. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Krakow (KRK) POZ - KRK

$66 - $257

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Krakow (KRK) WAW - KRK

$36 - $116

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków is to train which costs 50 zł - 75 zł and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków is to drive which costs 180 zł - 280 zł and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bydgoszcz to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Bydgoszcz and arriving at Kraków dw. aut. via Torun Dworzec Miasto Plac 18 Stycznia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bydgoszcz Glowna and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bydgoszcz and Kraków is 366 km. The road distance is 468.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 70 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków, including transfers.

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Bydgoszcz to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bydgoszcz station.

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Bydgoszcz to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Bydgoszcz Glowna station.

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The best way to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 70 zł - 110 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65 zł - 95 zł and takes 9 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 160 zł - 750 zł and takes 6 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Bydgoszcz to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 228.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bydgoszcz, Poland and Kraków, Poland?

You can take a train from Bydgoszcz to Kraków via Warszawa Zachodnia in around 5 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bydgoszcz to Kraków via Toruń, Toruń Miasto and Torun Dworzec Miasto Plac 18 Stycznia in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Lviv, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Poznan to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bydgoszcz to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
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 Bydgoszcz Glowna to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Torun Wschodni
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Gdansk Wrzeszcz
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Bydgoszcz Glowna to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
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 Toruń to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bydgoszcz to Toruń, Toruń Miasto
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Torun Dworzec Miasto Plac 18 Stycznia to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$15 - $20

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There is no direct flight from Bydgoszcz Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Bydgoszcz to Kraków bus services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., arrive at Kraków dw. aut. station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bydgoszcz to Kraków is 469 km. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Bydgoszcz to Kraków.

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Ukraine International Airlines, LOT, Lufthansa and Ryanair offer flights from Bydgoszcz Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2741+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bydgoszcz to Bydgoszcz Airport is to line 80 shuttle which takes 10 min and costs .

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