There are 5 ways to get from Kraków to Poprad by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 911 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry Le001 / ...

$13 - $29

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumín to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry Le001 / ...

$12 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 911 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad 915 / ...

$13 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Poprad 94.4 miles

$19 - $28

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Prešov Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Prešov to Poprad Štefánikova 707505

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Poprad. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Poprad via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Poprad. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Poprad, Poprad-Tatry via Bohumín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Poprad is 114 km. The road distance is 151 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poprad without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Kraków to Poprad, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Poprad is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 59 min.

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

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Kraków to Poprad train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Poprad, Poprad-Tatry station.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Poprad.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Poprad, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Kraków to Poprad via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Poprad via Bohumin and Bohumín in around 6 h 59 min.

Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Poprad, Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ružomberok to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $14
Train from Kraków Główny to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$14 - $18
Train from Bohumín to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $26
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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Bus from Prešov to Poprad Štefánikova
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Poprad
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Prešov
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Poprad is 151 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Kraków to Poprad.

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