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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Siedlce Km / ...
  3. Take the train from Siedlce to Hajnowka R

$41 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus Visit Tour  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Brest K319
  2. Take the bus from Brest to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park

$33 - $67

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Train via Warszawa Wschodnia  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Wschodnia Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Siedlce Km / ...
  3. Take the train from Siedlce to Hajnowka R

$41 - $55

Bus via Lublin  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin
  2. Take the bus from Lublin to Brest
  3. Take the bus from Brest to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park

$37 - $63

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Białowieża 321.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly from Krakow, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Warsaw (WAW) KRK - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Siedlce
  3. Take the train from Siedlce to Hajnowka

$58 - $143

Bus to Katowice, fly, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Warsaw (WAW) KTW - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Siedlce
  4. Take the train from Siedlce to Hajnowka

$57 - $186

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kraków and Białowieża is 400 km. The road distance is 514.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Białowieża without a car is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Kraków to Białowieża, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Białowieża is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Białowieża is 514 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Kraków to Białowieża.

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LOT offers flights from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Białowieża. Prices start at $28 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 .

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Białowieża.
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  • Distance: 250 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Białowieża, Podlaskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Kraków to Białowieża via Warszawa Centralna, Siedlce, and Hajnowka in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Białowieża via Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park in around 12 h 26 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Katowice to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Train operators
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 to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Siedlce
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Siedlce to Hajnowka
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Siedlce
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Siedlce
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Siedlce
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
mazowieckie.com.pl
Bus operators
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Krakow to Brest
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
vt.by
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 Brest
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Brest Bus Belarus
Phone
114
Email
av@brest.by
Website
av.brest.by
Bus from Brest to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Lublin to Brest
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
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

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