There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Krakow  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Warsaw (WAW) KRK - WAW

$26 - $96

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Sluzewiec Tlk35102 / ...

$10 - $15

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Bus to Katowice, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Warsaw (WAW) KTW - WAW

$25 - $139

Train via Warszawa Zachodnia  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia Eic / ...

$11 - $20

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1262 / ...

$18 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) 184.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW). However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina Airport via Warszawa Zachodni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Warszawa Sluzewiec. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Warsaw Airport (WAW) is 246 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW), including transfers.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is to fly which takes 2 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW).
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Warsaw Airport (WAW), Poland?

LOT flies from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Katowice to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
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 Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 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 Warszawa Sluzewiec
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
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
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is 295 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW).

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LOT offers flights from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 2945+ hotels available in Warsaw Airport (WAW). Prices start at $39 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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