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

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Fly Venice to Krakow  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Krakow (KRK) VCE - KRK

$45 - $249

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Fly Venice to Katowice, bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$83 - $571

Fly Venice Treviso to Krakow  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Krakow (KRK) TSF - KRK

$68 - $303

Train to Bologna, fly to Krakow  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Krakow (KRK) BLQ - KRK

$81 - $326

Bus Autokar Polska  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mestre to Kraków

$47 - $82

Train  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R

$89 - $155

Bus Sindbad  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mestre to Bochnia

$47 - $72

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Kraków 665 miles

$160 - $240

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Corsia A5 and arriving at Kraków via Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Wien Hbf and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 49 min.

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The distance between Venice and Kraków is 766 km. The road distance is 1063.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Kraków without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Venice to Kraków, including transfers.

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Venice to Kraków bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Mestre station.

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Venice to Kraków train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Kraków is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Venice to Kraków bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Kraków station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 478.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Kraków, Poland?

easyJet, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Venice to Kraków 4 times a day. Alternatively, Autokar Polska operates a bus from Venice to Kraków twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Venice to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Venice to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Venice to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Venice to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Venice to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Venice to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Bologna to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
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.

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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
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Mestre to Kraków
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Mestre to Kraków
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Mestre to Bochnia
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Kraków is 1064 km. It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to drive from Venice to Kraków.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Krakow Airport.

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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 Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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