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

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Train, KRAKBUD  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways

$91 - $136

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Train, bus FlixBus  •  13h

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Chop
  2. Take the train from Chop to Kosice
  3. Take the bus from Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA

$51 - $78

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Bus, KRAKBUD  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás to Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas 1060
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways

$93 - $137

Train  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bohumin Ic
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny Ec

$51 - $80

Train, bus Adamis Tours  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Miskolc-Tiszai Ic
  2. Take the train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Kosice Ic
  3. Take the bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Krakow Hotel Cracovia

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Debrecen to Kraków 279.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Krakow  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Debrecen (DEB) to Krakow (KRK) DEB - KRK

$74 - $284

Fly to Katowice, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Debrecen (DEB) to Katowice (KTW) DEB - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station

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The cheapest way to get from Debrecen to Kraków is to drive which costs 14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Debrecen to Kraków is to drive which costs 14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Debrecen to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Debrecen and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Budapest-Nyugati and Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 58m.

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The distance between Debrecen and Kraków is 307 km. The road distance is 447.4 km.

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The best way to get from Debrecen to Kraków without a car is to train and KRAKBUD which takes 9h 53m and costs 25 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9h 53m to get from Debrecen to Kraków, including transfers.

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Debrecen to Kraków train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Debrecen station.

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The best way to get from Debrecen to Kraków is to bus and KRAKBUD which takes 10h 32m and costs 26 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 12h 58m, you could also fly, which costs 20 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 6h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Debrecen Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 40m and has one stopover.

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Debrecen to Kraków train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Map of how to get from Debrecen to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 53m

What companies run services between Debrecen, Hungary and Kraków, Poland?

You can take a bus from Debrecen to Kraków via Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas, Puskás Ferenc Stadion, Blaha Lujza tér, Blaha Lujza tér M, Oktogon M, and Budapest in around 10h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Debrecen to Kraków via Budapest-Nyugati and Bohumin in around 12h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Milan Malpensa, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Basel, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Debrecen to Katowice via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Debrecen to Krakow via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Miskolc-Tiszai
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Debrecen to Chop
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
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 Košice to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Adamis Tours
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Krakow Hotel Cracovia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
adamistours.pl
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Unknown
Eksprestransfer

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Yes, the driving distance between Debrecen to Kraków is 447 km. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Debrecen to Kraków.

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Transavia Holland, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Debrecen Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2834+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Debrecen to Debrecen Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs 1 700 Ft - 2 200 Ft.

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