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There are 5 ways to get from Częstochowa to Kraków by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Czestochowa Stradom to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Czestochowa to Krakow 89.1 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1368 / ...

$7 - $16

Taxi  •  1h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Częstochowa to Kraków 87.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Częstochowa to Kraków 87.4 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Częstochowa to Kraków is to rideshare which costs 16 zł and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Częstochowa to Kraków is to train which costs 24 zł - 35 zł and takes 1h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Czestochowa Stradom and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Częstochowa and Kraków is 100 km. The road distance is 139.8 km.

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The best way to get from Częstochowa to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs 24 zł - 35 zł.

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The train from Czestochowa Stradom to Krakow Glowny takes 1h 26m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Częstochowa to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy station.

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Częstochowa to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Czestochowa Stradom station.

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The best way to get from Częstochowa to Kraków is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs 24 zł - 35 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27 zł - 60 zł and takes 3h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Częstochowa to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Częstochowa, Poland and Kraków, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Częstochowa to Kraków hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Częstochowa to Kraków 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Three other operators also service this route.

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 Czestochowa Stradom to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
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 Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Częstochowa Dworzec PKS to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Częstochowa to Kraków
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Czestochowa to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Częstochowa to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
RADIO TAXI JURA
Phone
+48 605 119 191
Website
radiotaxi.czest.pl
Inter Taxi
Phone
+48 34 19624

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Częstochowa to Kraków is 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Częstochowa to Kraków.

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Book your Częstochowa to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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