There are 4 ways to get from Kraków to Lublin by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin Kpb1

$17 - $29

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Rideshare  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Lublin 203.8 miles

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Lublin Regional / ...

$18 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Lublin 203.8 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Lublin. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Lublin. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Lublin via Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Lublin is 228 km. The road distance is 326 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Lublin without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Kraków to Lublin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Lublin is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 7 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Lublin.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Kraków to Lublin 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Lublin via Warszawa Centralna in around 6 h 7 min.

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 Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $17
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Krakow to Lublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Lublin is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Kraków to Lublin.

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Book your Kraków to Lublin bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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