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There are 11 ways to get from Chișinău to Kraków by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Chisinau to Krakow  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Krakow (KRK) KIV - KRK

$63 - $256

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Train  •  20h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Razdelnaja
  2. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Shmerinka D
  3. Take the train from Shmerinka to Chmelnizkij D / ...
  4. Take the train from Chmelnizkij to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  5. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic

$23 - $48

9 alternative options

Bus to Iasi, fly to Krakow  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Krakow (KRK) IAS - KRK

$133 - $529

Fly Chisinau to Katowice, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Katowice (KTW) KIV - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station

Train to Odesa, fly to Krakow  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
  2. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Krakow (KRK) ODS - KRK

$70 - $407

Fly Chisinau to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KIV - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny

$75 - $250

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Orhei to Shegeni Border
  2. Take the bus from Przemyśl, Przemyśl, Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1360 / ...

$44 - $94

Bus, train  •  20h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău to Tiraspol'
  2. Take the train from Tiraspol to Shmerinka D
  3. Take the train from Shmerinka to Chmelnizkij D / ...
  4. Take the train from Chmelnizkij to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  5. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic

$25 - $52

Train, night train  •  25h 48m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Shmerinka D
  2. Take the night train from Shmerinka to Przemysl Gl. D
  3. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny Ic

$24 - $42

Bus Prykarparskyi Express  •  27h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Take the bus from Iaşi to Suceava 002
  3. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci
  4. Take the bus from Chernivci to Krakow

$39 - $48

Drive  •  12h 4m

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Kraków 573 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Kraków is to train and night train which costs $24 - $45 and takes 25h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Kraków is to fly which costs $60 - $260 and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Chișinău and arriving at Krakow via Iaşi, Suceava and Chernivci. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Razdelnaja, Shmerinka, Chmelnizkij and Przemysl Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 28m.

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The distance between Chișinău and Kraków is 739 km. The road distance is 916.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Kraków without a car is to bus which takes 18h 45m and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Chișinău to Kraków, including transfers.

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Chișinău to Kraków bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, depart from Chișinău station.

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Chișinău to Kraków train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), depart from Chisinau station.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Kraków is to fly which takes 6h 37m and costs $60 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $95 and takes 18h 45m, you could also train, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 20h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Chișinău to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 461.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Kraków, Poland?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Chișinău to Kraków 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chișinău to Kraków via Orhei, Shegeni Border, Medyka, Przemysl Gl., and Przemyśl, Przemyśl, Dworzec Autobusowy in around 18h 45m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Chisinau to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Odesa to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Chisinau to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chisinau to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chisinau to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Iasi to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Chisinau to Katowice via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Chisinau to Katowice via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Yan Air
Website
yanair.ua
Flights from Odesa to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Chisinau to Warsaw Chopin via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
railway.md
Train from Tiraspol to Shmerinka
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Shmerinka
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
railway.md
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 Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Shmerinka to Chmelnizkij
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Chmelnizkij to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Razdelnaja to Shmerinka
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Night train from Shmerinka to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Unknown
Eksprestransfer
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Orhei to Shegeni Border
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Tiraspol'
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
autogara.md
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 Przemyśl, Przemyśl, Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Przemyśl to Kraków
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
eurores.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Przemyśl to Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
RVG
Phone
0231 531589
Email
office@rvg.ro
Website
rvg.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rvg.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sami.ro
Nicktrans
Phone
0230 / 531.339
Email
nicktrans_sv@yahoo.com
Website
nicktrans.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Suceava
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
nicktrans.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Chernivci to Krakow
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Chernivtsi to Kraków
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
agat.eu
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi Bus station to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ContraBUS
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Chernivtsi to Krakow
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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

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Chișinău to Kraków bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, arrive at Krakow station.

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Kraków is 1h behind Chișinău. It is currently 5:35 AM in Chișinău and 4:35 AM in Kraków.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Kraków is 917 km. It takes approximately 12h 4m to drive from Chișinău to Kraków.

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Lufthansa, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Chisinau Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2834+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Chisinau Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $1.

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