There are 7 ways to get from Kraków to Rivne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Przemysl Gl.  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche Ic
  3. Take the train from Podzamche to Rovno

$15 - $28

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Train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kraków Dworzec Główny to Tarnów Ska3
  2. Take the bus from Tarnóv to Rivne

$27 - $40

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Rivne 10002

$32 - $37

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kraków Główny to Lvov Gdynia
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Rovno

$31 - $48

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Rivne 333.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Krakow, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Lviv (LWO) KRK - LWO
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Rovno

$98 - $404

Bus to Katowice, fly, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Lviv (LWO) KTW - LWO
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Rovno

$76 - $218

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków and arriving at Rivne. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Rivne. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Rovno via Przemysl Gl. and Podzamche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Rivne is 451 km. The road distance is 533.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Rivne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Kraków to Rivne, including transfers.

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Kraków to Rivne bus services, operated by Agat, depart from Kraków station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Rivne is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Lviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kraków to Rivne bus services, operated by Agat, arrive at Rivne station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Rivne.
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  • Distance: 281.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Rivne, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Kraków to Rivne via Przemysl Gl. and Podzamche in around 9 h 27 min. Alternatively, Agat operates a bus from Kraków to Rivne once daily. Tickets cost $32 - $37 and the journey takes 12 h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$18 - $160
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Lviv
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $160
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 Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Podzamche
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Podzamche to Rovno
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Lvov to Rovno
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$12 - $18
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Dworzec Główny to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kraków Główny to Lvov
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Tarnóv to Rivne
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
Bus from Krakow to Rivne
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Rivne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Trans Tempo
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kraków to Rivne
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
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

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Rivne is 1 h ahead of Kraków. It is currently 4:15 AM in Kraków and 5:15 AM in Rivne.

Kraków to Rivne train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Rovno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Rivne is 533 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Kraków to Rivne.

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Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Krakow Airport to Lviv Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Rivne. Prices start at $17 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 .

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