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There are 9 ways to get from Leipzig to Kraków by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Leipzig to Krakow  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Krakow (KRK) LEJ - KRK

$115 - $353

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station 023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Kraków, Kraków MDA N20

$36 - $61

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Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Krakow  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Krakow (KRK) SXF - KRK

$103 - $455

Fly Leipzig to Katowice, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Katowice (KTW) LEJ - KTW
  2. Take the bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda

$208 - $885

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Krakow  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Krakow (KRK) FRA - KRK

$155 - $379

Train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)

$93 - $134

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Ec / ...

$58 - $84

Bus Regabus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 167 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow 145 / ...

$47 - $61

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Kraków 390.8 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Kraków is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Kraków is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA via Dresden, Dresden central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) via Berlin Südkreuz (Bus). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Kraków is 551 km. The road distance is 625.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 9 h 52 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Leipzig to Kraków, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Leipzig to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Kraków is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs 100€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 9 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h.

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  • Distance: 344.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Leipzig, Germany and Kraków, Poland?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Leipzig to Kraków hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Kraków via Berlin Südkreuz and Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Leipzig to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Frankfurt to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
cd.cz
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$23 - $27
Premium
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Flughafen to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
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 Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $8
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
transtempo.cz

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Leipzig to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Kraków is 625 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Leipzig to Kraków.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Leipzig to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2740+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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