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There are 7 ways to get from Kraków to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) KRK - AMS

$80 - $287

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Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Amsterdam

$45 - $75

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Bus to Katowice, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) KTW - AMS

$78 - $301

Fly Krakow to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Eindhoven (EIN) KRK - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal

$74 - $380

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$142 - $254

Bus Sindbad  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Amsterdam

$56 - $75

Drive  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Amsterdam 792.2 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 180 zł - 280 zł and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 290 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Amsterdam is 1077 km. The road distance is 1267.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 15 h 7 min and costs 500 zł - 950 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Kraków to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Kraków to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., depart from Kraków station.

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Kraków to Amsterdam train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 290 zł - 1 100 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 zł - 950 zł and takes 15 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 210 zł - 290 zł and takes 20 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 673.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Kraków to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Amsterdam via Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz), Berlin Hbf (tief), and Hannover Hbf in around 15 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Katowice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Katowice to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Katowice to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $600
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Katowice Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Kraków to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Kraków to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Kraków to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Amsterdam is 1267 km. It takes approximately 11 h 10 min to drive from Kraków to Amsterdam.

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Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19 min and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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