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There are 6 ways to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska by bus, train, tram, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Katowice, Katowice bus station 1368 / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Swietochlowice Ks

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Ruda Slaska 57.3 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus, line 7 tram, tram  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Katowice
  2. Take the line 7 tram from Katowice Dworzec PKP to Świętochłowice Gazownia 7
  3. Take the tram from Świętochłowice Gazownia to Wirek Odrodzenia 9b

$8 - $9

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraków to Ruda Śląska 55.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Ruda Śląska 55.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska is to rideshare which costs 11 zł and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska is to taxi which costs 230 zł - 280 zł and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Kraków and Ruda Śląska is 80 km. The road distance is 89.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 30 zł - 55 zł.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Ruda Śląska is 89 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Kraków to Ruda Śląska.

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There are 1424+ hotels available in Ruda Śląska. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Ruda Śląska.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Ruda Śląska, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków to Ruda Śląska every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h. LEO Express also services this route twice a week.

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 Katowice to Swietochlowice
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
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
KZK GOP
Phone
+48 32 743 84 00
Website
rozklady.kzkgop.pl
Tram from Katowice Dworzec PKP to Świętochłowice Gazownia
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rozklady.kzkgop.pl
Tram from Świętochłowice Gazownia to Wirek Odrodzenia
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rozklady.kzkgop.pl
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
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, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Kraków to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eurores.pl
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Krakow to Ruda Slaska
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kraków to Ruda Śląska
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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