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There are 10 ways to get from Kraków to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Krakow to Rome  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Rome (FCO) KRK - FCO

$95 - $242

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Fly Krakow to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) KRK - CIA

$65 - $320

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Fly Krakow to Naples, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Naples (NAP) KRK - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

$85 - $272

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly to Rome  •  7 h 41 min

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

$72 - $257

Bus to Katowice, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) KTW - CIA

$68 - $174

Train  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Eic / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$126 - $247

Bus Autokar Polska  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Rome

$65 - $90

Bus Sindbad  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to San Benedetto del Tronto
  2. Take the bus from San Giovanni to Tiburtina Station bus platform 18

$82 - $115

Night train  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini En

$98 - $197

Drive  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Kraków to Rome 987.3 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Rome is to bus which costs 240 zł - 340 zł and takes 23 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Rome is to fly which costs 240 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 23 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Rome. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Roma Termini via Katowice, Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 50 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Rome is 1073 km. The road distance is 1579.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Rome without a car is to train which takes 19 h 50 min and costs 470 zł - 950 zł.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Kraków to Rome, including transfers.

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Kraków to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Kraków station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Rome is to fly which takes 6 h 58 min and costs 350 zł - 950 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 470 zł - 950 zł and takes 19 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 240 zł - 340 zł and takes 23 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 670.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Rome, Italy?

Lufthansa, Swiss and 17 other airlines fly from Kraków to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Rome via Katowice, Wien Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 19 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Krakow to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Krakow to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Krakow to Naples via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Krakow to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Katowice to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Krakow to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Krakow to Naples via Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $170
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 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
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Kraków to Rome
Ave. Duration
23 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Kraków to San Benedetto del Tronto
Ave. Duration
24 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Start SPA
Phone
+39 800 443 040
Email
info@startspa.it
Website
startspa.it
Bus from San Giovanni to Tiburtina Station bus platform 18
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
startroma.it

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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Kraków to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Rome is 1580 km. It takes approximately 15 h to drive from Kraków to Rome.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and seven other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11849+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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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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