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There are 6 ways to get from Pilsen to Kraków by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Prague, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Plzeň to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK

$93 - $345

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Train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Ec

$21 - $31

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Train to Munich, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Krakow (KRK) MUC - KRK

$119 - $361

Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Pilsen to Krakow 473

Train, bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Plzen to Prague - Main Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Kraków, Kraków MDA 913

$35 - $62

Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Kraków 388.9 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Kraków is to train which costs 460 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Kraków is to bus and fly which costs 2 100 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pilsen and arriving at Krakow. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 24m.

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The distance between Pilsen and Kraków is 471 km. The road distance is 622.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs 460 Kč - 700 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Pilsen to Kraków, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Kraków bus services, operated by Regabus, depart from Pilsen station.

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Pilsen to Kraków train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Kraków is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs 460 Kč - 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 294.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Kraków, Poland?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Kraków via Praha hl.n. in around 9h 24m. Alternatively, Regabus operates a bus from Pilsen to Kraków twice a week, and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Munich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Freising
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen to Prague - Main Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
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 Plzeň, Plzeň to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Pilsen to Krakow
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
regabus.cz

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Pilsen to Kraków bus services, operated by Regabus, arrive at Krakow station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Kraków is 622 km. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Pilsen to Kraków.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2869+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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