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There are 8 ways to get from Kraków to Paris by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

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Bus via Brno

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Brno - Zvonarka
  2. Take the bus from Brno Bus Station Zvonarka to Paris Place du Pantheon

Fly Krakow to Paris Orly

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Paris Orly (ORY)

Train to Katowice, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Berlin Ostbahnhof
  2. Take the train from S Ostbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA to Paris

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est

Drive

  1. Drive from Kraków to Paris Gallieni

Kraków to Paris by train

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International entry into France from Poland

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Conditions of entry into France from Poland

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Poland

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Poland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Paris is to bus via Brno which costs 270 zł - 430 zł and takes 24h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Kraków to Paris is to fly. Taking this option will cost 310 zł - 1 600 zł and takes 5h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA and arriving at Paris. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Paris. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Paris Est via S Ostbahnhof and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 6m.

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The distance between Kraków and Paris is 1275 km. The road distance is 1535.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Paris without a car is to train which takes 17h 6m and costs 1 000 zł - 1 600 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Kraków to Paris, including transfers.

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Kraków to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Paris is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs 310 zł - 1 600 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 000 zł - 1 600 zł and takes 17h 6m, you could also bus, which costs 340 zł - 410 zł and takes 22h 20m.

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  • Distance: 1275 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Paris, France?

easyJet, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Kraków to Magenta every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Magenta via S Ostbahnhof and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof in around 17h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Krakow to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Katowice to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Katowice to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Katowice to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €600
Flights from Katowice to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Krakow to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €400
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 Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €14
Train from Krakow Glowny to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
Train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €21
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Polregio
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €9
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€2 - €4
Economy Plus
€4 - €6
Business
€4 - €6
Premium
€6 - €9
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from S Ostbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA to Paris
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Brno - Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
vt.by
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brno Bus Station Zvonarka to Paris Place du Pantheon
Ave. Duration
18h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Kraków to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Kraków to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Paris is 1536 km. It takes approximately 13h 22m to drive from Kraków to Paris.

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easyJet, KLM, Air France and six other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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