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There are 8 ways to get from Kraków to Poznań by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Poznan Gl. Regional / ...

$13 - $19

7 alternative options

Bus MajerBus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Poznań Główny K787

$13 - $21

Bus PKS Gryfice  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Wieluń
  2. Take the bus from Wieluń to Poznań Główny

$15 - $22

Rideshare  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Poznan 296.9 miles

$14

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Poznań 296.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Krakow  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Poznan (POZ) KRK - POZ

$75 - $286

Bus to Katowice, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Poznan (POZ) KTW - POZ

$73 - $290

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly  •  4 h 54 min

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

$31 - $106

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Poznań is to rideshare which costs 52 zł and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Poznań is to fly which costs 280 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków and arriving at Poznań Główny. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Poznan Gl.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Poznań is 334 km. The road distance is 474.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 45 zł - 70 zł.

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The train from Krakow Glowny to Poznan Gl. takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kraków to Poznań bus services, operated by MajerBus, depart from Kraków station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poznań is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 45 zł - 70 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45 zł - 80 zł and takes 7 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs 280 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Poznań.
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  • Distance: 209 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Poznań hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, MajerBus operates a bus from Kraków to Poznań once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 7 h 21 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Gdansk, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Katowice to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Katowice to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Poznan
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Katowice to Poznan via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Poznan via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Poznan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
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 Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Kraków to Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Kraków to Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Kraków to Wieluń
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Wieluń to Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.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.

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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 Poznań
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Katowice Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Krakow to Poznan
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Poznań bus services, operated by MajerBus, arrive at Poznań Główny station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Poznań is 474 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Kraków to Poznań.

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Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Krakow Airport to Poznan Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Poznań bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 752+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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

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

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