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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Kraków by train, bus, car, subway, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$17 - $26

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Bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow 145 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Kraków 335 miles

$60 - $90

Subway, fly to Krakow  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK

$90 - $338

Fly to Katowice, bus  •  8 h 17 min

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

$73 - $310

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Kraków Eurobusways

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to train which costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to subway and fly which costs 2 000 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague - Florenc and arriving at Krakow. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Prague and Kraków is 394 km. The road distance is 536 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč.

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The train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny takes 6 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Prague to Kraków bus services, operated by Regabus, depart from Prague - Florenc station.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Kraków is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 11 h 3 min.

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  • Distance: 246 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Kraków once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 36 min. LEO Express also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Regabus operates a bus from Prague to Kraków once daily, and the journey takes 11 h 3 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Prague to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Flights from Prague to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
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
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
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Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $27
Premium
$35 - $50
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Kraków is 536 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Prague to Kraków.

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

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Book your Prague to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2740+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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