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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva 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 Geneva to Krakow  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Krakow (KRK) GVA - KRK

$78 - $334

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Bus  •  24 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Krakow

$65 - $95

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Fly Geneva to Katowice, bus  •  8 h 59 min

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

$116 - $416

Train to Lyon, fly to Krakow  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Krakow (KRK) LYS - KRK

$97 - $332

Train to Zurich, fly to Krakow  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Krakow (KRK) ZRH - KRK

$181 - $431

Train  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...
  4. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R

$217 - $382

Train, bus  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Krakau Zob Mda

$90 - $144

Drive  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Kraków 938.2 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Kraków is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 24 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Kraków is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 340 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Krakow. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Zürich HB, Wien Hbf and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 46 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Kraków is 1108 km. The road distance is 1501.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 19 h 46 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 390.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Geneva to Kraków, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Kraków train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kraków is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 340. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 210 - SFr 390 and takes 19 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 24 h 48 min.

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  • Distance: 692.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Kraków, Poland?

easyJet, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Geneva to Kraków hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Kraków via Zürich HB, Wien Hbf, and Katowice in around 19 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Train operators
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice 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.

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
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Geneva to Krakow
Ave. Duration
24 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Genève to Kraków
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Kraków is 1501 km. It takes approximately 13 h 25 min to drive from Geneva to Kraków.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Kraków bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 2740+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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