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

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Fly from Krakow  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Gdansk (GDN) KRK - GDN

360 zł - 707 zł

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Train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Gdynia Glowna Eip / ...
  2. Take the train from Gdynia Glowna to Hel R / ...

74 zł - 180 zł

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Bus to Katowice, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Gdansk (GDN) KTW - GDN

Train via Krakow Plaszow  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Plaszow to Gdynia Glowna Eip
  2. Take the train from Gdynia Glowna to Hel R / ...

74 zł - 180 zł

Bus  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Gdynia 1390 / ...

351 zł - 418 zł

Bus, train  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Piotrków Trybunalski
  2. Take the train from Piotrkow Trybunalski to Hel Tlk

105 zł - 178 zł

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Hel 670.4 km

270 zł - 390 zł

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Yes, travel within Poland is currently allowed.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Hel is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hel is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Hel is to train which costs 70 zł - 180 zł and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Hel is to fly which costs 360 zł - 750 zł and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Hel. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Hel via Gdynia Glowna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between Kraków and Hel is 511 km. The road distance is 670.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Hel without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs 70 zł - 180 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Kraków to Hel, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Hel is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 360 zł - 750 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70 zł - 180 zł and takes 7h 56m, you could also bus, which costs 350 zł - 420 zł and takes 11h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Kraków to Hel train services, operated by Polregio, arrive at Hel station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Hel.
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  • Distance: 511.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Hel, Poland?

Ryanair and LOT fly from Kraków to Hel twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Hel via Gdynia Glowna in around 7h 56m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 zł - 480 zł
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 zł - 480 zł
Flights from Katowice to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 zł - 900 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Gdansk via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
180 zł - 800 zł
Flights from Katowice to Gdansk via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 zł - 800 zł
Flights from Katowice to Gdansk via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 zł - 800 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 700 zł
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 Gdynia Glowna
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60 zł - 120 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
60 zł - 75 zł
1st Class
90 zł - 120 zł
Train from Gdynia Glowna to Hel
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Train from Krakow Plaszow to Gdynia Glowna
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 120 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
60 zł - 80 zł
1st Class
90 zł - 120 zł
Train from Piotrkow Trybunalski to Hel
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 110 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 75 zł
1st Class
85 zł - 110 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Gdynia Glowna to Hel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11 zł - 16 zł
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
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
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 Gdynia
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 zł - 170 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Hel is 670 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Kraków to Hel.

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Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Krakow Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 1164+ hotels available in Hel. Prices start at 500 zł 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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