There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Bratislava by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Bratislava Mlynské nivy E-710

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Krakow Glowny to Breclav En
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Bratislava hl.st. Ic / ...

$15 - $23

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Bratislava hl.st. Ec

$18 - $26

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Bratislava 284.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Vienna (VIE) KRK - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$96 - $321

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Jubilat to Zakopane ZDA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Bratislava Eurobusways

$59 - $107

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Bratislava is to night train and train which costs 55 zł - 90 zł and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Bratislava is to drive which costs 210 zł - 320 zł and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Bratislava is 296 km. The road distance is 454.7 km.

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The bus from Krakow to Bratislava Mlynské nivy takes 6 h 28 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Krakow and arriving at Bratislava Mlynské nivy. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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Kraków to Bratislava bus services, operated by Billy, arrive at Wien station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 185.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Billy operates a bus from Kraków to Bratislava 4 times a week. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 28 min. Ecolines also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Bratislava via Katowice in around 7 h 28 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Krakow Glowny to Breclav
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $7
Premium
$10 - $13
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Břeclav to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus operators
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Krakow to Bratislava Mlynské nivy
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Ecolines
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Jubilat to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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