There are 6 ways to get from Rzeszów to Kraków by train, bus, rideshare, taxi 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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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...

$7 - $10

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Rideshare  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rzeszow to Krakow 104.5 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Podmiejski to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1360 / ...

$9 - $16

Train via Tarnów  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow R / ...
  2. Take the train from Tarnów to Kraków Dworzec Główny Ska3

Taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rzeszów to Kraków 104.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Rzeszów to Kraków 104.1 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Podmiejski and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rzeszow Glowny and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rzeszów and Kraków is 147 km. The road distance is 166.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rzeszów to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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The train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rzeszów to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Podmiejski station.

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Rzeszów to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Rzeszow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Rzeszów to Kraków is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Rzeszów to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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

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Map of how to get from Rzeszów to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 92 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Rzeszów to Kraków hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rzeszów to Kraków every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Five other operators also service this route.

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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Tarnów to Kraków Dworzec Główny
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
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 Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Podmiejski to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Kraków
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Rzeszow Bahnhof to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Rzeszów to Kraków
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rzeszow to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rzeszów to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Euro Taxi
Phone
+48 800 227 260
Website
eurotaxi.rze.pl
TAXI Piotr
Phone
+48 505 183 330

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Yes, the driving distance between Rzeszów to Kraków is 167 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Rzeszów to Kraków.

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Book your Rzeszów to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rzeszów and Kraków. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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