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

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Bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prešov 1262
  2. Take the bus from Prešov Station to Humenné 702412

17€ - 22€

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Train  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny Tlk / ...
  2. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Medzilaborce R

12€ - 28€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prešov 1262
  2. Take the train from Presov to Humenne Re / ...

17€ - 22€

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Snina 275.5 km

29€ - 45€

Shuttle, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Prešov Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Presov to Humenne Re / ...

44€ - 72€

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Yes, entry into Slovakia is currently allowed from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Snina is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Snina is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Snina is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 917 222 682.

No, returning to Poland from Slovakia is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Snina is to train which costs 55 zł - 130 zł and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Snina is to drive which costs 130 zł - 200 zł and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Snina. However, there are services departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Snina via Prešov Station and Humenné Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Snina. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Snina Mesto via Rzeszow Glowny, Medzilaborce and Humenne Mesto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Kraków and Snina is 199 km. The road distance is 275.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Snina without a car is to bus which takes 7h 46m and costs 75 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Kraków to Snina, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Snina is to bus which takes 7h 46m and costs 75 zł - 110 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55 zł - 130 zł and takes 10h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Snina.
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  • Distance: 199.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Kraków to Snina via Prešov, Prešov Station, and Humenné Station in around 7h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Snina via Rzeszow Glowny, Medzilaborce, and Humenne Mesto in around 10h 56m.

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 Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 16€
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Polregio
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Medzilaborce
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Polregio
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
7€ - 9€
Business
9€ - 12€
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Prešov
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Prešov Station to Humenné
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Prešov
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Kraków to Snina bus services, operated by SAD Humenne, arrive at Humenné station.

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Kraków to Snina train services, operated by Polregio, arrive at Medzilaborce station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Snina is 275 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Kraków to Snina.

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There are three+ hotels available in Snina. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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