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There are 5 ways to get from Kraków to Krems an der Donau by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Plaszow to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf Rj / ...

20€ - 43€

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Bus, train via St.Poelten Hbf  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf Rj / ...

26€ - 52€

Bus, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Spittelau to Krems An Der Donau Re

40€ - 50€

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Krems an der Donau 463.8 km

45€ - 70€

Fly, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Vienna (VIE) KRK - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to St.Poelten Hbf
  3. Take the train from St.Poelten Hbf to Krems An Der Donau

44€ - 147€

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Considerations leaving from Poland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Krems an der Donau is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Krems an der Donau is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Krems an der Donau is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, returning to Poland from Austria is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Oct 2020
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Krems an der Donau is to train which costs 90 zł - 200 zł and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Krems an der Donau is to drive which costs 210 zł - 310 zł and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Krems an der Donau. However, there are services departing from Krakow Plaszow and arriving at Krems An Der Donau via Wien Hbf and St.Poelten Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Kraków and Krems an der Donau is 364 km. The road distance is 463.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krems an der Donau without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 90 zł - 200 zł.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Kraków to Krems an der Donau, including transfers.

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Kraków to Krems an der Donau train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Plaszow station.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kraków to Krems an der Donau train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at St.Poelten Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Krems an der Donau is 464 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Kraków to Krems an der Donau.

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  • Distance: 364.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Krems an der Donau, Austria?

You can take a train from Kraków to Krems an der Donau via Wien Hbf and St.Poelten Hbf in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
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 Plaszow to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 21€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 21€
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 Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Spittelau to Krems An Der Donau
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Flughafen Wien to St.Poelten Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from St.Poelten Hbf to Krems An Der Donau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to St. Pölten, Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RegioJet
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Krems an der Donau. 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 17 min and costs .

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