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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 15m

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

256 zł - 347 zł

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Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Krakow N1360 / ...

117 zł - 171 zł

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Night bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin central bus station to Krakow N1365

140 zł - 167 zł

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine 609.7 km

290 zł - 430 zł

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow  •  7h 32m

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

233 zł - 934 zł

Fly Berlin Tegel to Krakow  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Krakow (KRK) TXL - KRK

241 zł - 726 zł

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice, train  •  10h 29m

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

171 zł - 696 zł

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wieliczka Salt Mine is 800 190 590.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Wieliczka Salt Mine. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Wieliczka Mediateka via Politechnika. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Berlin and Wieliczka Salt Mine is 542 km. The road distance is 609.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine, including transfers.

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Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 55€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 9h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 7h 32m.

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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 to Wieliczka Salt Mine bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Krakow station.

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  • Distance: 542.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny once daily. Tickets cost 250 zł - 350 zł and the journey takes 7h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Krakow once daily. Tickets cost 130 zł - 170 zł and the journey takes 8h 45m. Mądeltrans Eurolines also services this route 6 times a week.

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 - 1 700 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 1 700 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460 zł - 2 200 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470 zł - 2 200 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Billund
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
180 zł - 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180 zł - 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180 zł - 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140 zł - 600 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
120 zł - 550 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240 zł - 900 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 zł - 1 500 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360 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
270 zł - 1 000 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
280 zł - 1 000 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
600 zł - 2 400 zł
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Krakow via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 100 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
280 zł - 1 300 zł
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
220 zł - 700 zł
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 zł - 350 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 85 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 8m
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
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
1h 1m
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 central bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 zł - 170 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
110 zł - 170 zł
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine is 610 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Berlin to Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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

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There are 557+ hotels available in Wieliczka Salt Mine. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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