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

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Bus, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 1260
  2. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Poprad-Tatry R / ...

$13 - $29

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Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 1260
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad 915 / ...

$13 - $34

Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Poprad-Tatry Le / ...

$16 - $24

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Poprad 94.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Poprad is to bus which costs 50 zł - 130 zł and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Poprad is to drive which costs 70 zł - 110 zł and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Poprad. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Poprad via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Poprad. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Poprad-Tatry via Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Kraków and Poprad is 114 km. The road distance is 151 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poprad without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 40m and costs 50 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Kraków to Poprad, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poprad is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs 50 zł - 130 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60 zł - 90 zł and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Poprad.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Poprad, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Kraków to Poprad via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Poprad via Bohumin in around 6h 58m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ružomberok to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $14
Train from Bohumín to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $26
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
cd.cz
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 Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sadhe.sk

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

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Kraków to Poprad train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Poprad-Tatry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Poprad is 151 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Kraków to Poprad.

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