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There are 8 ways to get from Kraków to Vienna by bus, train, night train, rideshare, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus RegioJet  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

$15 - $20

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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Wien Hbf Eic / ...

$19 - $30

Bus FlixBus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 916

$30 - $47

Night train  •  8h 31m

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

$18 - $28

Rideshare  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Vienna 288 miles

$23

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Kraków to Vienna 283.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  3h 58m

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

$107 - $328

Shuttle  •  6h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Wien Eurobusways

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Vienna is to bus which costs 55 zł - 75 zł and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Vienna is to fly which costs 390 zł - 1 300 zł and takes 3h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 and arriving at Vienna, Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Wien Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Kraków and Vienna is 331 km. The road distance is 453.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs 55 zł - 75 zł.

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The bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf takes 6h 15m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Kraków to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 station.

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Kraków to Vienna train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Vienna is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs 55 zł - 75 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70 zł - 120 zł and takes 6h 42m, you could also fly, which costs 390 zł - 1 300 zł and takes 3h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Kraków to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 207 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Vienna, Austria?

RegioJet operates a bus from Kraków to Vienna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 6h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kraków to Vienna via Bohumin in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $210
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 Krakow Glowny to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
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Night train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
regiojet.com
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Wien
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Krakow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Kraków to Vienna train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Vienna is 454 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Kraków to Vienna.

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Cairo Aviation and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2161+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Kraków to Krakow Airport is to train which takes 19m and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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