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

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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Train, bus via Miskolc-Tiszai  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Miskolc-Tiszai Ic
  2. Take the train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Kosice Ic
  3. Take the bus from Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA

$25 - $41

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Train, KRAKBUD  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways

$91 - $136

Bus, KRAKBUD  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás to Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas 1060
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways

$94 - $138

Train, bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Chop
  2. Take the train from Chop to Kosice
  3. Take the bus from Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA

$51 - $79

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Köbanya-Kispest Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec
  4. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R

$82 - $123

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Debrecen to Kraków 279.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Debrecen to Krakow  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Debrecen (DEB) to Krakow (KRK) DEB - KRK

$179 - $764

Fly Debrecen to Katowice, bus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$82 - $326

Train to Budapest, fly to Krakow  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK

$105 - $342

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No, there is no direct train from Debrecen to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Debrecen and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Köbanya-Kispest, Kelenföld, Wien Hbf and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 34 min.

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The distance between Debrecen and Kraków is 307 km. The road distance is 447.4 km.

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The best way to get from Debrecen to Kraków without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from Debrecen to Kraków, including transfers.

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Debrecen to Kraków train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Debrecen station.

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The best way to get from Debrecen to Kraków is to bus and KRAKBUD which takes 10 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Debrecen Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Debrecen to Kraków is 447 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Debrecen to Kraków.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Debrecen Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Debrecen to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 42 min

What companies run services between Debrecen, Hungary and Kraków, Poland?

You can take a bus from Debrecen to Kraków via Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas, Puskás Ferenc Stadion M, Jászai Mari tér, Oktogon M, and Budapest in around 10 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Debrecen to Kraków via Köbanya-Kispest, Kelenföld, Wien Hbf, and Katowice in around 14 h 34 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Miskolc-Tiszai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Köbanya-Kispest
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Debrecen to Chop
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
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 Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
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

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