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There are 8 ways to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Przemysl Gl.  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Przemysl Gl. Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Lvov D
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy D

$16 - $30

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Bus Prykarparskyi Express  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Chernivci 2 - Wroclaw - Chernivtsi / ...

$26

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov Wrocław
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy Express

$31 - $48

Bus ContraBUS  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Balice Airport to Chernivtsi Bus station 2 - Wroclaw - Chernivtsi

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Chernivtsi 368.5 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Chernivtsi  •  12h 41m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Chernivtsi (CWC) KRK - CWC

$101 - $321

Fly to Lviv, train  •  11h 54m

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

$98 - $405

Fly to Ivano-Frankivsk, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) KRK - IFO
  2. Take the train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy

$148 - $455

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi is to train which costs 55 zł - 110 zł and takes 13h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi is to drive which costs 230 zł - 340 zł and takes 7h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Krakow and arriving at Chernivci. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Chernovcy via Przemysl Gl. and Lvov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 19m.

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The distance between Kraków and Chernivtsi is 479 km. The road distance is 589.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi without a car is to train which takes 13h 19m and costs 55 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 13h 19m to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi, including transfers.

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Kraków to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, depart from Krakow station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi is to train which takes 13h 19m and costs 55 zł - 110 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 97 zł and takes 14h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 370 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 12h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 299.1 miles
  • Duration: 13h 19m

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

You can take a train from Kraków to Chernivtsi via Przemysl Gl. and Lvov in around 13h 19m. Alternatively, Prykarparskyi Express operates a bus from Kraków to Chernivtsi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 14h 30m. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Warsaw Chopin, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Odesa, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Vienna, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Budapest, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Krakow to Chernivtsi via Lviv, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Krakow to Ivano-Frankivsk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Lviv
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$18 - $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
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Lvov
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $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 Lvov to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Krakow to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
agat.eu
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Chernivtsi Bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ContraBUS
Bus from Krakow Balice Airport to Chernivtsi Bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ContraBUS
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Krakow to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Chernivtsi Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 45m and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, arrive at Chernivci station.

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Chernivtsi is 1h ahead of Kraków. It is currently 1:13 AM in Kraków and 2:13 AM in Chernivtsi.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Chernivtsi is 590 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Kraków to Chernivtsi.

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Yan Air, Cairo Aviation, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Chernivtsi Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Chernivtsi bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Chernivtsi. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19m and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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