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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kraków by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Amsterdam to Krakow  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Krakow (KRK) AMS - KRK

$80 - $288

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Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Kraków

$45 - $75

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Fly Amsterdam to Katowice, bus  •  6 h 43 min

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

$78 - $300

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Krakow  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Krakow (KRK) EIN - KRK

$73 - $381

Train  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)

$142 - $254

Bus Sindbad  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Kraków

$53 - $78

Drive  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kraków 793.1 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kraków is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kraków is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Kraków. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) via Hannover Hbf and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kraków is 1077 km. The road distance is 1268.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 15 h 20 min and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Amsterdam to Kraków, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Kraków bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., depart from Amsterdam station.

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Amsterdam to Kraków train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kraków is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 65€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 230€ and takes 15 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 21 h.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 673.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kraków, Poland?

KLM, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Kraków every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Kraków via Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $600
Flights from Eindhoven to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
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
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Amsterdam to Kraków
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Kraków bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., arrive at Kraków station.

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Amsterdam to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kraków is 1269 km. It takes approximately 11 h 13 min to drive from Amsterdam to Kraków.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2738+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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