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There are 5 ways to get from Michalovce to Kraków by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Michalovce to Kosice Os
  2. Take the bus from Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1262

$19 - $30

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Humenne to Medzilaborce Os
  2. Take the train from Medzilaborce to Rzeszow Glowny Os
  3. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Michalovce - Zemplín market to Presov 807424 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prešov to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1262

$16 - $26

Bus Adamis Tours  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Michalovce Station to Košice 809403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Krakow Hotel Cracovia Greece - Poland

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Michalovce to Kraków 169.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Michalovce to Kraków is to train which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michalovce to Kraków is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michalovce to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Michalovce - Zemplín market and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA via Prešov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Michalovce to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Michalovce and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Humenne, Medzilaborce and Rzeszow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Michalovce and Kraków is 204 km. The road distance is 271 km.

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The best way to get from Michalovce to Kraków without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 16€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Michalovce to Kraków, including transfers.

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Michalovce to Kraków bus services, operated by Arriva Michalovce, depart from Michalovce - Zemplín market station.

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Michalovce to Kraków train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Humenne station.

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The best way to get from Michalovce to Kraków is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs 13€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Michalovce to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Michalovce, Slovakia and Kraków, Poland?

You can take a bus from Michalovce to Kraków via Prešov in around 6 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Michalovce to Kraków via Humenne, Medzilaborce, and Rzeszow Glowny in around 9 h 40 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Michalovce to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Humenne to Medzilaborce
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Medzilaborce to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
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 Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prešov to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Michalovce
Website
arrivami.sk
Bus from Michalovce - Zemplín market to Presov
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
arrivami.sk
Bus from Michalovce Station to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivami.sk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Michalovce Zemplín market to Prešov
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Michalovce Station to Košice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
Adamis Tours
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Krakow Hotel Cracovia
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
adamistours.pl

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Michalovce to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Michalovce to Kraków is 271 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Michalovce to Kraków.

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There are 2834+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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