There are 5 ways to get from Gdynia to Kraków by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Krakow  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Krakow (KRK) GDN - KRK

$28 - $87

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gdynia Glowna to Krakow Glowny Eic

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Fly to Katowice, bus  •  6 h 41 min

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

$50 - $144

Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gdynia dw. PKS przy Poczcie to Kraków dw. aut. Leo Express

$21 - $27

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Gdynia to Kraków 378.9 miles

$65 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gdynia dw. PKS przy Poczcie and arriving at Kraków dw. aut.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gdynia Glowna and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Gdynia and Kraków is 505 km. The road distance is 606.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gdynia to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Gdynia to Kraków, including transfers.

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Gdynia to Kraków bus services, operated by Leo Express s.r.o., depart from Gdynia dw. PKS przy Poczcie station.

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

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The best way to get from Gdynia to Kraków is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Gdansk Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Gdynia to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 315.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

Ryanair and LOT fly from Gdynia to Kraków 4 times a day. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Gdynia to Kraków every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 32 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Malmo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Lviv
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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 Gdynia Glowna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$24 - $35
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
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Gdynia dw. PKS przy Poczcie to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$21 - $27

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gdynia to Kraków is 606 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Gdynia to Kraków.

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Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Gdansk 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 Gdynia to Gdansk Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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