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

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Zurich (ZRH) KRK - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen

SFr 132 - SFr 533

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Bus, train  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Luzern
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470

SFr 76 - SFr 103

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Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Basel (BSL) KRK - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen

SFr 109 - SFr 371

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 59m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) KRK - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

SFr 116 - SFr 674

Train  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70 / ...
  4. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470

SFr 196 - SFr 296

Bus, tram, train  •  25h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Sankt Gallen
  2. Take the tram from St. Gallen to Luzern 9-Y
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470

Drive  •  12h 18m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Meiringen 1348.6 km

SFr 160 - SFr 240

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Meiringen is to bus and train which costs 310 zł - 420 zł and takes 22h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Meiringen is to fly and train which costs 500 zł - 2 200 zł and takes 7h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Meiringen. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Meiringen via Wien Hbf, Zürich HB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 41m.

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The distance between Kraków and Meiringen is 942 km. The road distance is 1348.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Meiringen without a car is to train which takes 18h 41m and costs 800 zł - 1 300 zł.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Kraków to Meiringen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Kraków to Meiringen train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Meiringen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Meiringen is 1349 km. It takes approximately 12h 18m to drive from Kraków to Meiringen.

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  • Distance: 942 km
  • Duration: 7h 38m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Meiringen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kraków to Meiringen via Wien Hbf, Zuerich Hb, Zürich HB, and Luzern in around 18h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 450
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 450
Flights from Krakow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 460
Flights from Krakow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 420
Flights from Krakow to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Flights from Krakow to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 270
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 600
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 150
Flights from Krakow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Krakow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 90
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Meiringen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 27
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 24
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 13 - SFr 16
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 24
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Tram from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Krakow to Luzern
Ave. Duration
20h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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LOT, Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 944+ hotels available in Meiringen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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