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

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov 864

799 Kč - 933 Kč

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Train via Brno  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi Ic
  2. Take the train from Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi 902 / ...
  3. Take the train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice 652 / ...

522 Kč - 1 273 Kč

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Bus via Vienna  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov Vienna to Cesky Krumlov

1 268 Kč - 1 663 Kč

Train  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov 533 / ...

848 Kč - 2 126 Kč

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Český Krumlov 567.4 km

1 400 Kč - 2 200 Kč

Fly to Linz, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Linz (LNZ) KRK - LNZ
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov

2 447 Kč - 9 070 Kč

Fly to Vienna, train, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Vienna (VIE) KRK - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Linz to Český Krumlov

2 448 Kč - 5 410 Kč

Fly to Prague, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice

1 136 Kč - 3 809 Kč

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Yes, entry into Czech Republic is currently allowed from Poland.

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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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Český Krumlov is 0 724 810 106.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Český Krumlov is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Český Krumlov is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0 724 810 106.

Yes, entry into Poland from Czech Republic is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Český Krumlov is to bus which costs 130 zł - 160 zł and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Český Krumlov is to drive which costs 250 zł - 370 zł and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Český Krumlov. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Český Krumlov. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Cesky Krumlov via Katowice, Bohumin and Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between Kraków and Český Krumlov is 430 km. The road distance is 567.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Český Krumlov without a car is to bus which takes 10h 20m and costs 130 zł - 160 zł.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Kraków to Český Krumlov, including transfers.

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Kraków to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Kraków to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Polregio, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Český Krumlov is to bus which takes 10h 20m and costs 130 zł - 160 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140 zł - 360 zł and takes 11h 23m.

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  • Distance: 429.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Český Krumlov, Czech Republic?

You can take a bus from Kraków to Český Krumlov via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand in around 10h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Český Krumlov via Katowice, Bohumin, and Praha Hlavni Nadrazi in around 11h 23m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
8 000 Kč - 36 000 Kč
Flights from Krakow to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
6 500 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Flights from Krakow to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 600 Kč - 8 500 Kč
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 600 Kč - 22 000 Kč
Flights from Krakow to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
6 500 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 Kč - 3 700 Kč
Train operators
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 Kč - 95 Kč
Website
Polregio
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 Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 Kč - 370 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
220 Kč - 280 Kč
1st Class
300 Kč - 370 Kč
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
230 Kč - 380 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
230 Kč - 280 Kč
1st Class
300 Kč - 380 Kč
Train from Bohumin to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
300 Kč - 360 Kč
1st Class
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Train from Krakow Glowny to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 Kč - 470 Kč
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
270 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
370 Kč - 470 Kč
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
600 Kč - 850 Kč
Website
Deutsche Bahn
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95 Kč - 300 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
95 Kč - 120 Kč
Business
150 Kč - 170 Kč
Premium
240 Kč - 300 Kč
Train from Kraków Główny to Olomouc hl. n.
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150 Kč - 650 Kč
Website
LEO Express
Economy
150 Kč - 190 Kč
Business
320 Kč - 360 Kč
Premium
500 Kč - 650 Kč
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
420 Kč - 750 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
420 Kč - 550 Kč
Business
550 Kč - 700 Kč
1st Class
600 Kč - 750 Kč
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Cesky Krumlov
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
220 Kč - 380 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
220 Kč - 270 Kč
Business
310 Kč - 380 Kč
1st Class
320 Kč - 380 Kč
Train from Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110 Kč - 190 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
110 Kč - 150 Kč
Business
150 Kč - 190 Kč
1st Class
160 Kč - 190 Kč
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
260 Kč - 450 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
260 Kč - 320 Kč
Business
370 Kč - 450 Kč
1st Class
380 Kč - 450 Kč
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 Kč - 340 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
200 Kč - 250 Kč
Business
280 Kč - 330 Kč
1st Class
280 Kč - 340 Kč
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
950 Kč - 1 300 Kč
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
490 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
370 Kč - 450 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
280 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
380 Kč - 550 Kč
Website
RegioJet
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Brno
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
420 Kč - 490 Kč
Schedules at
agat.eu
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Vienna to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
820 Kč
Website
Bean Shuttle
Bus from Linz to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
820 Kč
Website
Bean Shuttle

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Linz Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Český Krumlov bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov station.

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Kraków to Český Krumlov train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Cesky Krumlov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Český Krumlov is 567 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Kraków to Český Krumlov.

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Eurowings, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Linz Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Český Krumlov bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Český Krumlov. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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

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