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

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Fly Krakow to Dortmund  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Dortmund (DTM) KRK - DTM

$34 - $455

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Bus to Katowice, fly to Dortmund  •  6h 25m

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

$25 - $110

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Fly Krakow to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Dusseldorf (DUS) KRK - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$71 - $398

Fly Krakow to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Frankfurt (FRA) KRK - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf

$129 - $340

Bus to Katowice, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Frankfurt (FRA) KTW - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf

$131 - $375

Train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$157 - $224

Bus Mądeltrans Eurolines  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Dortmund Steinstr.

$50 - $80

Bus Sindbad  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Bochum Hbf

$59 - $84

Drive  •  9h 3m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Dortmund 642.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Dortmund is to bus and fly which costs 95 zł - 400 zł and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Dortmund is to fly which costs 120 zł - 1 700 zł and takes 5h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Krakau Zob Mda and arriving at Dortmund Steinstr.. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Kraków and Dortmund is 890 km. The road distance is 1028.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Dortmund without a car is to train which takes 11h 50m and costs 550 zł - 850 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Kraków to Dortmund, including transfers.

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Kraków to Dortmund bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Krakau Zob Mda station.

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Kraków to Dortmund train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Dortmund is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs 120 zł - 1 700 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 zł - 850 zł and takes 11h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 190 zł - 290 zł and takes 15h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 556.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Dortmund, Germany?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and Eurowings fly from Kraków to Dortmund twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Dortmund via Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $55
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 Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Unknown
Eksprestransfer
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Dortmund Steinstr.
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Dortmund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Kraków to Dortmund bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Dortmund Steinstr. station.

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Kraków to Dortmund train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Dortmund is 1028 km. It takes approximately 9h 3m to drive from Kraków to Dortmund.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Krakow Airport to Dortmund Airport.

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There are 343+ hotels available in Dortmund. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19m and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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