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There are 9 ways to get from Kraków to Munich by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Krakow to Munich  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Munich (MUC) KRK - MUC

$87 - $308

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Bus, train  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Rosenheim
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to München Hbf M / ...

$55 - $77

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Bus to Katowice, fly to Munich  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Munich (MUC) KTW - MUC

$90 - $262

Fly Krakow to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Nuremberg (NUE) KRK - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$146 - $303

Fly Krakow to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Salzburg (SZG) KRK - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$144 - $605

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Eic / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$86 - $132

Train via Praha hl.n.  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to München Hbf Ex

$78 - $111

Bus  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1368 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Munich ZOB

$60 - $82

Drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Munich 571.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Munich is to bus and train which costs 200 zł - 290 zł and takes 18 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Munich is to fly which costs 320 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Munich. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Munich ZOB via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Munich. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at München Hbf Gl.5-10 via Katowice and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Munich is 645 km. The road distance is 914 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Munich without a car is to train which takes 12 h 25 min and costs 320 zł - 500 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Kraków to Munich, including transfers.

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Kraków to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Munich is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 320 zł - 1 200 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320 zł - 500 zł and takes 12 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs 220 zł - 310 zł and takes 15 h 36 min.

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  • Distance: 403 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and LOT fly from Kraków to Munich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Munich via Katowice and Wien Hbf in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Katowice to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Katowice to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rosenheim to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Praha
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $27
Premium
$35 - $50
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
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.

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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 Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Katowice Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Katowice Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Katowice to Munich ZOB
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Kraków to Munich bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Munich ZOB station.

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Kraków to Munich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at München Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Munich is 914 km. It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to drive from Kraków to Munich.

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LOT, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Krakow Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD 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 14 zł - 21 zł.

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