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There are 10 ways to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg by bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Wrocław, Wrocław DA 1367 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Jena, Jena central bus station N1305

43€ - 55€

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Train via Leipzig  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wroclaw Glowny Tlk / ...
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Cottbus Hbf Os
  3. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Re
  4. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale) Re / ...

Train  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wroclaw Glowny Tlk / ...
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zgorzelec Os / ...
  3. Take the train from Goerlitz to Dresden-Neustadt Re
  4. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) Re

Shuttle, bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Praha Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Saalfeld 082

119€ - 151€

Drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg 727.4 km

80€ - 120€

Fly Krakow to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Nuremberg (NUE) KRK - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)

74€ - 245€

Fly Krakow to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Frankfurt (FRA) KRK - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)

Fly Krakow to Munich, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Munich (MUC) KRK - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)

131€ - 261€

Fly Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) KRK - BER
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)

Bus to Katowice, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Frankfurt (FRA) KTW - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)

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Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bad Blankenburg is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg is to bus which costs 190 zł - 260 zł and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg is to drive which costs 370 zł - 550 zł and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) via Wroclaw Glowny, Zgorzelec, Goerlitz, Dresden-Neustadt and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 32m.

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The distance between Kraków and Bad Blankenburg is 618 km. The road distance is 727.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg without a car is to bus which takes 11h 25m and costs 190 zł - 260 zł.

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It takes approximately 11h 25m to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg, including transfers.

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Kraków to Bad Blankenburg train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg is to bus which takes 11h 25m and costs 190 zł - 260 zł. Alternatively, you can train via Leipzig, which costs and takes 13h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Kraków to Bad Blankenburg train services, operated by Erfurter Bahn, arrive at Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) station.

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  • Distance: 618 km
  • Duration: 11h 25m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Bad Blankenburg, Germany?

You can take a bus from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg via Wrocław, Wrocław DA, Jena, Jena central bus station, Jena Paradies, Rudolstadt(Thuer), and Rudolstadt, Am Anger in around 11h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg via Wroclaw Glowny, Cottbus Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Saalfeld(Saale), and Saalfeld, Busbahnhof in around 13h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 240€
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 240€
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 39€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Train operators
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 Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 18€
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zgorzelec
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 16€
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 Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
61- 27-92-700
Email
biuro@koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Cottbus Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zgorzelec
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Cottbus Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Abellio
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Goerlitz to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Saalfeld
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kraków to Wrocław
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Schedules at
agat.eu
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Praha
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Unknown
Eksprestransfer

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Bad Blankenburg is 727 km. It takes approximately 6h 43m to drive from Kraków to Bad Blankenburg.

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Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Bad Blankenburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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