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There are 9 ways to get from Kraków to Colditz by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Dresden, Dresden central station N20
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Bad Lausick Re

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Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Leipzig, Leipzig central station N3201

30€ - 40€

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Train  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wroclaw Glowny Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Cottbus Hbf Os
  3. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Re

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Colditz 590.5 km

65€ - 95€

Fly to Leipzig  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Leipzig (LEJ) KRK - LEJ

93€ - 294€

Fly to Dresden, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Dresden (DRS) KRK - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa

128€ - 352€

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) KRK - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

93€ - 259€

Fly to Prague, train  •  11h 15m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Prague (PRG) KRK - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Borsdorf(Sachs)

72€ - 181€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  10h 39m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Frankfurt (FRA) KRK - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf

113€ - 342€

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Colditz is to bus which costs 130 zł - 170 zł and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Colditz is to drive which costs 280 zł - 420 zł and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Colditz. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Colditz, Sportplatz via Leipzig, Johannisplatz and Grimma, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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The distance between Kraków and Colditz is 517 km. The road distance is 590.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Colditz without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 58m to get from Kraków to Colditz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Colditz is to train which takes 12h 12m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 170 zł and takes 12h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 400 zł - 1 300 zł and takes 8h 41m.

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Kraków to Colditz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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  • Distance: 516.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 58m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Colditz, Germany?

You can take a train from Kraków to Colditz via Wroclaw Glowny, Cottbus Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Grimma Ob Bf, and Grimma, Bahnhof in around 12h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 410€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Krakow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 340€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 410€
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 410€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 160€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Train operators
Transdev
Website
veolia-verkehr.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
veolia-verkehr.de
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Bad Lausick
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
veolia-verkehr.de
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
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
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
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Borsdorf(Sachs)
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Riesa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
FlixMobility
Website
flixbus.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
Business
12€ - 15€
1st Class
12€ - 15€
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 Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Colditz is 590 km. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Kraków to Colditz.

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Austrian Airlines and Eurowings offer flights from Krakow Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Colditz. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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