There are 6 ways to get from Krakow to Żywiec by train, bus, taxi or car

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What companies run services between Krakow, Poland and Żywiec, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Krakow to Żywiec every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Krakow to Żywiec via Katowice, Bielsko-Biała, and Bielsko Biala Glowna in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
pkp.pl
Train from Krakow Plaszow to Bielsko Biala Glowna
Avg. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Train from Krakow Glowny to Bielsko Biala Glowna
Avg. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
le.cz
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Kraków MDA to Katowice
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Krakov, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 to Katovice, dw. PKS ul. Piotra Skargi
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Krakow to Katowice
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Katowice to Bielsko-Biała
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.com.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Bielsko-Biala Zob
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
madeltrans.com.pl
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Radio Taxi Wawel
Phone
+48 12 266 66 66
Website
waweltaxi.pl
MPT Radio taxi
Phone
+48 12 647 20 42
Website
radiotaximpt.krakow.pl
Dwójki Radio Taxi
Phone
+48 12 422 22 22
Website
taxi.krakow.pl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Krakow to Żywiec?

The distance between Krakow and Żywiec is 68 km. The road distance is 93 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Krakow to Żywiec?

The cheapest way to get from Krakow to Żywiec is to train which costs 30 zł and takes 3 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Krakow to Żywiec?

The quickest way to get from Krakow to Żywiec is to taxi which takes 1 h 31 min and costs 290 zł.

Is there a direct train between Krakow and Żywiec?

No, there is no direct train from Krakow to Żywiec. However, there are services departing from Krakow Plaszow and arriving at Zywiec via Bielsko Biala Glowna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Krakow to Żywiec?

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Krakow to Żywiec, including transfers.