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There are 8 ways to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Krakow  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Vienna (VIE) KRK - VIE

28€ - 180€

Cheapest option

Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf Ic

15€ - 35€

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Shuttle to Kosice, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Košice
  2. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Vienna (VIE) KSC - VIE

85€ - 332€

Bus  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. RegioJet / ...

23€ - 45€

Train via Katowice  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Eic / ...

17€ - 48€

Night bus  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Vienna Airport N1291

25€ - 31€

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) 473.8 km

45€ - 70€

Shuttle  •  6h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Wien Eurobusways

76€ - 119€

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International entry into Austria from Poland

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Considerations leaving from Poland

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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Poland.

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna Airport (VIE) is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna Airport (VIE) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna Airport (VIE) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 800 555 621.

No, returning to Poland from Austria is currently allowed.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) is to train which costs 65 zł - 160 zł and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) is to fly which costs 120 zł - 850 zł and takes 3h 17m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Kraków, Kraków MDA and arriving at Vienna Airport. This bus operates Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE). However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Flughafen Wien via Katowice and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Kraków and Vienna Airport (VIE) is 327 km. The road distance is 473.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) without a car is to bus which takes 6h 41m and costs 100 zł - 210 zł.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE), including transfers.

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Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) is to fly which takes 3h 17m and costs 120 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 zł - 210 zł and takes 6h 41m, you could also train via Katowice, which costs 75 zł - 220 zł and takes 7h 27m.

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  • Distance: 327 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria?

Austrian Airlines flies from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 6h 41m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Flights from Kosice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 22€
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
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 11€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
3€ - 5€
Business
5€ - 7€
Premium
8€ - 11€
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 Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Wien
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
70€ - 120€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
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 Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Vienna Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
10€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 17€
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Airport station.

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Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) is 474 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE).

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Kraków to Vienna Airport (VIE) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2277+ hotels available in Vienna Airport (VIE). 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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