There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Nowy Sącz by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA 1262 / ...

$6 - $11

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Rideshare  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Nowy Sacz 67.3 miles

$2 - $5

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Nowy Sacz Regional / ...

$4 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraków to Nowy Sącz 67.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Nowy Sącz 67.7 miles

$11 - $17

Uber  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kraków to Nowy Sącz 67.7 miles

$80 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Nowy Sacz. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Nowy Sącz is 73 km. The road distance is 108.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Nowy Sącz without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Nowy Sącz is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Kraków to Nowy Sącz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA station.

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Kraków to Nowy Sącz train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Nowy Sacz station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Nowy Sącz.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Nowy Sącz, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Kraków to Nowy Sącz twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Nowy Sącz every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Koleje Małopolskie also services this route twice daily.

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 Nowy Sacz
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
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 Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Krakow to Nowy Sacz
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Krakow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kraków to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$80 - $110
UberSelect
$100 - $130
Taxi from Kraków to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Radio Taxi Wawel
Phone
+48 12 266 66 66
Website
waweltaxi.pl
MPT Radio taxi
Phone
+48 12 647 20 42
Website
radiotaximpt.krakow.pl
Dwójki Radio Taxi
Phone
+48 12 422 22 22
Website
taxi.krakow.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Nowy Sącz is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Kraków to Nowy Sącz.

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Book your Kraków to Nowy Sącz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Nowy Sącz. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kraków and Nowy Sącz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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