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There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Helsinki by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly to Helsinki  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Helsinki (HEL) KRK - HEL

68€ - 330€

5 alternative options

Fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Tallinn (TLL) KRK - TLL
  2. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

77€ - 290€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia Eip / ...
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Tallinn, Tallinn Sadama Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

77€ - 168€

Bus, car ferry  •  25h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Tallinn, Tallinn Sadama Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

82€ - 170€

Bus, car ferry via Riga  •  28h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Riga
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Tallinn
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

87€ - 181€

Drive  •  23h 37m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Helsinki 1827.3 km

220€ - 320€

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Considerations leaving from Poland

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Yes, entry into Finland is currently allowed from Poland.

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Helsinki is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Helsinki is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Helsinki is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Helsinki is to train and bus and car ferry which costs 340 zł - 800 zł and takes 23h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Helsinki is to fly which costs 300 zł - 1 500 zł and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Kraków and Helsinki is 1167 km. The road distance is 1827.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Helsinki without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 23h 42m and costs 340 zł - 800 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Kraków to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Kraków. It is currently 10:35 AM in Kraków and 11:35 AM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Helsinki is 1827 km. It takes approximately 23h 37m to drive from Kraków to Helsinki.

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Finnair, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 1052+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 1167.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Helsinki, Finland?

Finnair, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Kraków to Helsinki twice daily.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Krakow to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Budapest, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Krakow to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Krakow to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Krakow to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 450€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Tallinn via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
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 Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Tallinn, Tallinn Sadama Harbour
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 90€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
24€ - 75€
Inside cabin
55€ - 75€
Outside cabin
65€ - 90€
Deluxe/Suite
50€ - 75€
Passenger
21€ - 25€
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
69€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
35€
Vehicle
26€

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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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