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There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Krakow  •  2h 18m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KRK - WAW

$26 - $95

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Sluzewiec Tlk35102 / ...

$10 - $15

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Bus to Katowice, fly  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) KTW - WAW

$18 - $120

Train via Warszawa Zachodnia  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia Eic / ...

$11 - $20

Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West 1262 / ...

$18 - $30

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) 184.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is to train which costs 35 zł - 55 zł and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is to fly which costs 95 zł - 360 zł and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW). However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina Airport via Warszawa Zachodni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Warszawa Sluzewiec. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Kraków and Warsaw Airport (WAW) is 246 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs 40 zł - 75 zł.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW), including transfers.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is to fly which takes 2h 18m and costs 95 zł - 360 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40 zł - 75 zł and takes 2h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 65 zł - 120 zł and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW).
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Warsaw Airport (WAW), Poland?

LOT flies from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 18m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Katowice to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Sluzewiec
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Unknown
Eksprestransfer
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW) is 295 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Kraków to Warsaw Airport (WAW).

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LOT offers flights from Krakow Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 3124+ hotels available in Warsaw Airport (WAW). Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19m and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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