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

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Train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Opoczno Poludnie Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Opoczno Poludnie to Brest C Ic / ...

$23 - $41

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Brest

$18 - $26

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Bus via Lublin  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Lublin Kpb1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lublin to Brest Bus station

$24 - $35

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Brest 423.8 km

$45 - $70

Fly Krakow to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KRK - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C

$35 - $49

Fly Krakow to Lublin, bus  •  13h 22m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Lublin (LUZ) KRK - LUZ
  2. Take the bus from Lublin to Brest Bus station

$42 - $205

Bus to Katowice, fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KTW - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C

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Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Brest is to bus which costs 70 zł - 100 zł and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Brest is to drive which costs 170 zł - 260 zł and takes 5h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Krakow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Brest. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Brest. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Brest C via Opoczno Poludnie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Kraków and Brest is 346 km. The road distance is 423.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Brest without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 85 zł - 160 zł.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Kraków to Brest, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Brest is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 85 zł - 160 zł. Alternatively, you can bus via Lublin, which costs 90 zł - 140 zł and takes 10h 10m.

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  • Distance: 346.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Brest, Belarus?

You can take a train from Kraków to Brest via Opoczno Poludnie in around 7h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Brest via Lublin in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Gdansk, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Frankfurt, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Krakow to Lublin via Zurich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Katowice to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $55
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 Opoczno Poludnie
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $19
Train from Opoczno Poludnie to Brest C
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$12 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $23
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $20
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Opoczno Poludnie to Brest C
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Lublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brest Transport
Phone
114
Email
av@brest.by
Website
av.brest.by
Bus from Lublin to Brest Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
av.brest.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Brest
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
vt.by
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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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Kraków to Brest bus services, operated by Brest Transport, arrive at Brest Bus station.

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Brest is 1h ahead of Kraków. It is currently 8:56 PM in Kraków and 9:56 PM in Brest.

Kraków to Brest train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Brest C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Brest is 424 km. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Kraków to Brest.

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LOT offers flights from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at $100 USD 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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