There are 10 ways to get from Birmingham to Kraków by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Birmingham  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Krakow (KRK) BHX - KRK

$91 - $344

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Krakow (KRK) BRS - KRK

$122 - $444

Train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Krakow (KRK) MAN - KRK

$120 - $447

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Krakow (KRK) LHR - KRK

$163 - $395

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Krakow (KRK) STN - KRK

$120 - $369

Train  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  5. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  6. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic

$320 - $629

Train, bus Autokar Polska  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Krakow

$132 - $188

Train, bus SAD Presov, A.S  •  35 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station to Ružomberok
  3. Take the bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Kraków, Kraków MDA 976 / ...

$147 - $202

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Kraków

$558 - $735

Drive, carferry  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Kraków

$257 - $388

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Krakow Glowny via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 52 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Kraków is 960 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 21 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Birmingham to Kraków, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Kraków train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Kraków is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Kraków is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 4:36 AM in Birmingham and 5:36 AM in Kraków.

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

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Jet2.com, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 960.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Kraków, Poland?

Ryanair, Jet2.com and five other airlines fly from Birmingham to Kraków every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Kraków via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz), Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 21 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,600
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bristol to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Krakow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Krakow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Krakow via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Birmingham to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
25 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
29 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
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 Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs .

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