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There are 10 ways to get from Moscow to Kraków by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krakow  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Krakow (KRK) SVO - KRK

$169 - $472

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Train  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja 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 / ...

$30 - $50

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Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Krakow (KRK) DME - KRK

$119 - $412

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Katowice (KTW) SVO - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda

$152 - $384

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) SVO - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny

$101 - $576

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) DME - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny

$136 - $626

Bus Mr Trans  •  28 h 12 min

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

Bus Karpatlayn  •  33 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Lviv
  2. Take the bus from Lviv bus station Striyskyi to Kraków dw. aut. Leo Express / ...

$57 - $116

Night train, train  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Katowice D / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...

$33 - $59

Drive  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Kraków 956.7 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Kraków is to train which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3300 and takes 24 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Kraków is to fly which costs RUB 11000 - RUB 31000 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 43 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Kraków is 1339 km. The road distance is 1530.7 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 24 h 43 min and costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Moscow to Kraków, including transfers.

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Moscow to Kraków train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Kraków is to fly which takes 7 h 29 min and costs RUB 11000 - RUB 31000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3300 and takes 24 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Kraków is 2 h behind Moscow. It is currently 4:19 PM in Moscow and 2:19 PM in Kraków.

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  • Distance: 836.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Kraków, Poland?

LOT, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Moscow to Kraków hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Kraków via Brest Central and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 24 h 43 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw Chopin via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Krakow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Warsaw Chopin via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 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
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Katowice
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lviv, Lviv bus station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Karpatlayn
Website
karpatline.ru
Bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Lviv
Ave. Duration
24 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
karpatline.ru
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Lviv bus station Striyskyi to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv Striyskyi to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
agat.eu
Sindbad
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Kraków is 1531 km. It takes approximately 17 h 52 min to drive from Moscow to Kraków.

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Finnair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, KLM and LOT offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2737+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 35 min and costs RUB 420.

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