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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Krakow  •  4h

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Krakow (KRK) BER - KRK

130 zł - 750 zł

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Bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Krakow N1376 / ...

130 zł - 160 zł

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Fly to Katowice, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Katowice (KTW) BER - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny

201 zł - 1 018 zł

Train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Krakow Glowny Ec

263 zł - 381 zł

Bus via Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB]  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station Amsterdam - Lesko 1 / ...

132 zł - 193 zł

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków 574.7 km

280 zł - 410 zł

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Kraków is around 7h 59m and covers a distance of around 595 km. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 55m. Operated by FlixBus, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków bus service departs from Berlin Airport BER and arrives in Krakow. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 59m
Fastest bus time:
7h 55m
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
130 zł
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
03:35
Last bus departs at:
12:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków bus schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kraków is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kraków is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kraków is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

Yes, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków is to bus, which costs €28 - €35 and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków is to fly which costs €29 - €170 and takes 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Krakow. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Berlin Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Kraków is 516 km. The road distance is 574.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków without a car is to bus which takes 7h 55m and costs €28 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków is to fly which takes 4h and costs €29 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €35 and takes 7h 55m, you could also train, which costs €55 - €85 and takes 8h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 516 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Kraków, Poland?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Airport BER to Krakow twice daily. Tickets cost 130 zł - 160 zł and the journey takes 7h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410 zł - 2 000 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 zł - 2 100 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 zł - 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 zł - 850 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Billund
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130 zł - 390 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130 zł - 390 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 550 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
90 zł - 470 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 600 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
250 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
300 zł - 1 100 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 1 300 zł
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
330 zł - 1 400 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 500 zł
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
270 zł - 750 zł
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 500 zł
Train operators
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11 zł - 16 zł
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 85 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 zł - 340 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17 zł - 28 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
17 zł - 22 zł
Business
23 zł - 28 zł
1st Class
24 zł - 28 zł
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 80 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11 zł - 40 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
11 zł - 17 zł
Economy Plus
18 zł - 28 zł
Business
19 zł - 27 zł
Premium
27 zł - 40 zł
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 zł - 160 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120 zł - 180 zł
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Krakow station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków is 575 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Air France, Eurowings and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Kraków bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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