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

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Fly Krakow to Munich, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Munich (MUC) KRK - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf

90€ - 152€

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Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Kraków Główny to Prague, Praha hl. n. Leo Express
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Regensburg Hbf 352 / ...

21€ - 65€

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Fly Krakow to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 22m

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

82€ - 306€

Bus to Katowice, fly to Munich, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
  2. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Munich (MUC) KTW - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf

Train via Vienna  •  11h 6m

  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 Regensburg Hbf Ice / ...

84€ - 129€

Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Plzeň, Plzeň N3277
  2. Take the bus from Plzen to Regensburg 703

46€ - 60€

Train #2  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ic
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Regensburg Hbf 352 / ...

25€ - 45€

Night bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Regensburg, Regensburg central station N899

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Regensburg 792.8 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Regensburg is to train which costs 110 zł - 210 zł and takes 12h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Regensburg is to fly and train which costs 410 zł - 700 zł and takes 5h 29m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Regensburg, Regensburg central station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Regensburg. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Regensburg Hbf via Katowice and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 6m.

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The distance between Kraków and Regensburg is 577 km. The road distance is 792.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Regensburg without a car is to train via Vienna which takes 11h 6m and costs 380 zł - 600 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Kraków to Regensburg, including transfers.

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

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Kraków to Regensburg train services, operated by Polregio, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Regensburg is to train via Vienna which takes 11h 6m and costs 380 zł - 600 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 210 zł - 280 zł and takes 12h 10m.

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  • Distance: 576.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

You can take a train from Kraków to Regensburg via Katowice and Wien Hbf in around 11h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Regensburg via Plzeň, Plzeň and Plzen in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 150€
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Katowice to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 600€
Flights from Katowice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Polregio
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
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 20€
Train from Krakow Glowny to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 24€
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 11€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
3€ - 5€
Business
5€ - 7€
Premium
8€ - 11€
Train from Kraków Główny to Prague, Praha hl. n.
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 45€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
8€ - 11€
Business
22€ - 25€
Premium
35€ - 45€
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 Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
12€ - 16€
Business
17€ - 21€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Bus operators
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Katowice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Unknown
Eksprestransfer
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Plzeň, Plzeň
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Plzen to Regensburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Kraków to Regensburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Regensburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Regensburg is 793 km. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Kraków to Regensburg.

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

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Book your Kraków to Regensburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Regensburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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