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There are 9 ways to get from Minsk to Kraków by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Minsk to Krakow  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Krakow (KRK) MSQ - KRK

$115 - $298

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Train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central D
  2. Take the train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia D
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Krakow Glowny Eic / ...

$21 - $31

7 alternative options

Train to Vilnius, fly to Krakow  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Krakow (KRK) VNO - KRK

$88 - $474

Fly Minsk to Katowice, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Katowice (KTW) MSQ - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda

$128 - $490

Fly Minsk to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$67 - $142

Bus Visit Tour  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Krakow

$30 - $55

Bus Sindbad  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Kovel 237302
  2. Take the bus from Kovel to Kraków

$45 - $65

Night train, train  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Katowice D / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...

$21 - $31

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Kraków 514.5 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Kraków is to train which costs $20 - $35 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Kraków is to fly which costs $110 - $300 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minsk and arriving at Krakow. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Minsk to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Minsk-Passajirskii and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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The distance between Minsk and Kraków is 674 km. The road distance is 823.2 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 12 h 7 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Minsk to Kraków, including transfers.

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Minsk to Kraków bus services, operated by Visit Tour, depart from Minsk station.

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Minsk to Kraków train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Minsk-Passajirskii station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Kraków is to fly which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 12 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 421.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Kraków, Poland?

LOT, Ukraine International Airlines and six other airlines fly from Minsk to Kraków every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minsk to Kraków via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Minsk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Minsk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Tallinn, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Minsk to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Minsk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Minsk to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Minsk to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Minsk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Minsk to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Minsk to Katowice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $7
Train from Brest Central to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
www.rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Katowice
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
www.rw.by
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 Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
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 Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
vt.by
Sindbad

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There is no direct flight from Minsk Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Minsk to Kraków bus services, operated by Visit Tour, arrive at Krakow station.

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Kraków is 2 h behind Minsk. It is currently 7:34 PM in Minsk and 5:34 PM in Kraków.

Minsk to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Kraków is 823 km. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from Minsk to Kraków.

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KLM, Ukraine International Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Minsk Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2778+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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