There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Kraków by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Krakow (KRK) BRU - KRK

$63 - $337

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Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Krakow (KRK) CRL - KRK

$54 - $326

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Krakow (KRK) AMS - KRK

$104 - $328

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Krakow (KRK) DUS - KRK

$138 - $453

Train  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic

$213 - $323

Bus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Kraków

$50 - $75

Train, bus  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Myślenice Dworzec Pks

$73 - $103

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Kraków 809.4 miles

$160 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels and arriving at Kraków. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Kraków is 1105 km. The road distance is 1295 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 16 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Brussels to Kraków, including transfers.

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Brussels to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Brussels station.

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Brussels to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kraków is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 45 min.

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

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Brussels to Kraków bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Kraków station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 690.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Kraków, Poland?

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Kraków every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Kraków via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz), Wroclaw Glowny, Dworzec autobusowy, Sucha 1-11, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Krakow via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Charleroi to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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
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 - $21
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Sindbad
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Antwerp to Myślenice Dworzec Pks
Ave. Duration
20 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Kraków is 1295 km. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Brussels to Kraków.

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Brussels Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Kraków bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 2705+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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