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There are 11 ways to get from Kraków to Genk by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Brussels (BRU) KRK - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk

78€ - 165€

Cheapest option

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Charleroi (CRL) KRK - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk

44€ - 59€

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Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Eindhoven (EIN) KRK - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht

47€ - 130€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train, line 45 bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Dusseldorf (DUS) KRK - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath
  3. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
  4. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 1

74€ - 242€

Fly to Dortmund, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Dortmund (DTM) KRK - DTM
  2. Take the train from Hagen Hbf to Herzogenrath

46€ - 142€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) KRK - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt

117€ - 286€

Train  •  17h 58m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wroclaw Glowny Tlk / ...
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Berlin Hbf Tlk / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Herzogenrath Re / ...

180€ - 268€

Bus, train via Eindhoven  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Eindhoven, JFK 93
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht Intercity

68€ - 110€

Bus  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Mönchengladbach
  2. Take the bus from Mönchengladbach to Maastricht 1304

55€ - 77€

Bus, train  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße N264 / ...
  2. Take the train from Aachen West to Maastricht Sneltrein / ...

69€ - 85€

Drive  •  10h 26m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Genk 1201.7 km

130€ - 200€

Poland → Belgium
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Genk is 800 14689.

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Genk is to fly and train which costs 200 zł - 280 zł and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Genk is to fly and train which costs 350 zł - 800 zł and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Genk. However, there are services departing from Krakow and arriving at Genk Shopping Center perron 1 via Mönchengladbach and Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 13m.

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The distance between Kraków and Genk is 1024 km. The road distance is 1201.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Genk without a car is to train which takes 17h 58m and costs 800 zł - 1 300 zł.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Kraków to Genk, including transfers.

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Kraków to Genk bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Krakow station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Genk is to train which takes 17h 58m and costs 800 zł - 1 300 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 zł - 360 zł and takes 21h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Kraków to Genk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Maastricht station.

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  • Distance: 1024 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Genk, Belgium?

You can take a train from Kraków to Genk via Wroclaw Glowny, Berlin Hbf, Wuppertal Hbf, Herzogenrath, Maastricht, and Maastricht Station perron D in around 17h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Genk via Mönchengladbach, Maastricht, and Maastricht Station perron D in around 21h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Flights from Krakow to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€
Flights from Krakow to Charleroi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€
Flights from Krakow to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
16€ - 95€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Krakow to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 19€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hagen Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nxg
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Train from Hagen Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Herzogenrath to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen West to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
arriva.nl
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
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 Wroclaw Glowny to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche 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 Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 1
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Kraków to Eindhoven, JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakow to Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
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 Mönchengladbach to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Genk is 1202 km. It takes approximately 10h 26m to drive from Kraków to Genk.

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Brussels Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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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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