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

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Bus, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow to Budapest Mexikói út 1260
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

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Train via Vienna  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

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Bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget Kiev Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás 1205 / ...

Train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

Drive  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Székesfehérvár 612.2 km

Kraków to Székesfehérvár by bus, tram and train

The journey time between Kraków and Székesfehérvár is around 9h 4m and covers a distance of around 473 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 4m. Operated by FlixBus, BKK and Hungarian Railways (MÁV), the Kraków to Székesfehérvár service departs from Krakow and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 44m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
9h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 4m
Journey distance:
473 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
8 769 Ft
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:40
Last service departs at:
13:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraków to Székesfehérvár bus, tram and train schedules

Poland → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Poland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Bahrain, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Poland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Poland
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Poland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Székesfehérvár is 0036 6 80 277 455.

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

The social distance requirement in Székesfehérvár is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Hungary.

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Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár is to bus and train, which costs 110 zł - 140 zł and takes 8h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár is to drive which costs 260 zł - 390 zł and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Politechnika and arriving at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás via Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Wien Hbf and Budapest-Kelenfoeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Kraków and Székesfehérvár is 338 km. The road distance is 612.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 52m and costs 110 zł - 140 zł.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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Kraków to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by EuroClub, depart from Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár is to bus which takes 9h 48m and costs 130 zł - 210 zł. Alternatively, you can train via Vienna, which costs 90 zł - 190 zł and takes 10h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Székesfehérvár.
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  • Distance: 338.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 52m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Székesfehérvár, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Kraków to Székesfehérvár via Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás in around 9h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Székesfehérvár via Wien Hbf and Budapest-Kelenfoeld in around 10h 3m.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 500 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 200 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
4 200 Ft - 5 500 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
3 000 Ft - 3 700 Ft
1st Class
3 900 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4 700 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
4 700 Ft - 6 000 Ft
1st Class
6 500 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 400 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 300 Ft
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 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 900 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
900 Ft - 3 100 Ft
Website
LEO Express
Economy
900 Ft - 1 300 Ft
Economy Plus
1 400 Ft - 2 200 Ft
Business
1 500 Ft - 2 100 Ft
Premium
2 200 Ft - 3 100 Ft
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 Krakow to Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
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.
For more information, please visit this page
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
EuroClub

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Kraków to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Kraków to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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