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There are 9 ways to get from Kraków to Croatia by plane, night bus, bus, train, 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 to Zagreb  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Zagreb (ZAG) KRK - ZAG

$114 - $315

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Myślenice to Zagreb 976

$43 - $74

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Fly to Split  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Split (SPU) KRK - SPU

$117 - $438

Fly to Trieste, night bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Trieste (TRS) KRK - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$260 - $449

Fly to Budapest, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Budapest (BUD) KRK - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Osijek

$110 - $353

Bus Crnja Tours  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zagreb

$50 - $71

Train  •  15 h 7 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 Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$66 - $102

Night train, train  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec

$63 - $97

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Zagreb 517.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Croatia is to bus which costs 180 zł - 270 zł and takes 13 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Croatia is to fly which costs 420 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Jubilat and arriving at Zagreb via Myślenice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Katowice and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Croatia is 546 km. The road distance is 827.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 34 min and costs 180 zł - 270 zł.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Kraków to Croatia, including transfers.

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Kraków to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Myślenice station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs 420 zł - 1 200 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180 zł - 270 zł and takes 13 h 34 min, you could also train, which costs 240 zł - 380 zł and takes 15 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 341 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Croatia?

Austrian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines fly from Kraków to Velika Gorica every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Zagreb via Bratislava, Zagreb, and Autobusni kolodvor in around 13 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Krakow to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $460
Flights from Krakow to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Krakow to Split via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Krakow to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Krakow to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Krakow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
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 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
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
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 Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Myślenice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bratislava Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com

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

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

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Kraków to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Croatia is 827 km. It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to drive from Kraków to Croatia.

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Austrian Airlines, LOT, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Croatia bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 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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