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There are 9 ways to get from Kraków to Prague by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane, subway or shuttle

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Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n. Ex / ...

$20 - $30

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Train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Praha hl.n. Ec / ...

$17 - $26

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prague, Prague Main station 913 / ...

$30 - $55

Bus Agat  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Hradec Králové
  2. Take the bus from Hradec Králové Station to Praha Florenc

$33 - $40

Rideshare  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Prague 335 miles

$25

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Kraków to Prague 335 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Krakow, subway  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG
  2. Take the subway from Nádraží Veleslavín to Staroměstská

$91 - $338

Train, train to Ostrava, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Mosnov, Ostrava-Airport
  3. Fly from Ostrava (OSR) to Prague (PRG) OSR - PRG

$90 - $426

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Praha Eurobusways

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Prague is to train which costs 65 zł - 100 zł and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Prague is to fly and subway which costs 330 zł - 1 300 zł and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Prague, Prague Main station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Praha hl.n.. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Prague is 394 km. The road distance is 536 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Prague without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 75 zł - 120 zł.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Kraków to Prague, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Prague is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 75 zł - 120 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110 zł - 190 zł and takes 8 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Prague.
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  • Distance: 246 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Kraków to Prague via Bohumin in around 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kraków to Prague once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Ostrava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$14 - $18
Train from Bohumín to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$18 - $20
Premium
$29 - $40
Train from Kraków Główny to Praha
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $27
Premium
$35 - $50
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Mosnov, Ostrava-Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Prague Public Transit Co.
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 Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Krakow to Prague - Florenc
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Hradec Králové
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
agat.eu
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Hradec Králové Station to Praha Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Praha
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Kraków to Prague train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Prague is 536 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Kraków to Prague.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3636+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kraków and Prague. 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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