There are 10 ways to get from Nuremberg to Kraków by plane, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Fly Nuremberg to Krakow  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Krakow (KRK) NUE - KRK

$105 - $238

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Bus, train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n. 43490
  2. Take the train from Praha hl. n. to Kraków Podgórze Leo Express

$26 - $74

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Fly Nuremberg to Katowice, bus  •  8 h 3 min

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

$88 - $490

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Krakow  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Krakow (KRK) FRA - KRK

$119 - $328

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Krakow  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Krakow (KRK) STR - KRK

$105 - $365

Train to Munich, fly to Krakow  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Krakow (KRK) MUC - KRK

$130 - $372

Train  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Ec / ...

$59 - $86

Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nürnberg Zob to Krakau Zob Mda

$35 - $50

Rideshare  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Krakow 515.9 miles

$35

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Kraków 514.9 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nürnberg Zob and arriving at Krakau Zob Mda. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg ZOB and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 11 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Kraków is 640 km. The road distance is 823.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 11 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Nuremberg to Kraków, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Nürnberg Zob station.

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Nuremberg to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg ZOB station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Kraków is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Nuremberg to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Krakau Zob Mda station.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 399.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Kraków, Poland?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and LOT fly from Nuremberg to Kraków every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nuremberg to Kraków via Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and Praha hl.n. in around 11 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Nuremberg to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $26
Premium
$35 - $50
Train from Praha hl. n. to Kraków Podgórze
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $55
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $13
Business
$25 - $29
Premium
$40 - $55
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
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Nürnberg Zob to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Krakow
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Nuremberg to Kraków train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Kraków is 824 km. It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to drive from Nuremberg to Kraków.

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Ryanair, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2705+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Kraków. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 11 min and costs .

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