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There are 5 ways to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus FlixBus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Košice 1262

$18 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus Adamis Tours  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Krakow Hotel Cracovia to Kosice Central Bus Station Poland

Train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bohumin Ec
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina R / ...
  3. Take the train from Zilina to Kosice R / ...

$20 - $49

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice 166.3 miles

$30 - $50

Shuttle  •  4h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Krakow Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$45 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice is to bus which costs 65 zł - 110 zł and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice is to drive which costs 120 zł - 190 zł and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice. However, there are services departing from Krakow Balice and arriving at Kosice via Krakow Glowny, Bohumin and Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) and Košice is 184 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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The best way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice without a car is to bus which takes 5h 53m and costs 65 zł - 110 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice, including transfers.

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Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice is to bus which takes 5h 53m and costs 65 zł - 110 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70 zł - 190 zł and takes 9h 56m.

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Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice is 266 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice.

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Map of how to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice.
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  • Distance: 115.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Krakow Airport (KRK), Poland and Košice, Slovakia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Košice via Krakow Glowny, Bohumin, and Zilina in around 9h 56m.

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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Train from Žilina to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $27
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Žilina, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
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 Košice
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Adamis Tours
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Krakow Hotel Cracovia to Kosice Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
adamistours.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Krakow Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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