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

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Bus, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec Ks / ...

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bielsko Biala Glowna R

$13 - $20

Train via Katowice  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Katowice R
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Zywiec Ks / ...

$14 - $21

Bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Bielsko-Biala Zob

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  1h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec 85.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec 85.6 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec is to bus and train which costs 30 zł - 55 zł and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec is to taxi which costs 350 zł - 420 zł and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec. However, there are services departing from Krakow Balice and arriving at Zywiec via Krakow Glowny and Bielsko Biala Glowna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) and Żywiec is 61 km. The road distance is 136.9 km.

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The best way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 15m and costs 30 zł - 55 zł.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec, including transfers.

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Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec 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 Żywiec is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs 45 zł - 80 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60 zł - 100 zł and takes 6h 38m.

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Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bielsko Biala Glowna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec.

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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, Mądeltrans Eurolines operates a bus from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

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 Katowice to Zywiec
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Krakow Glowny to Bielsko Biala Glowna
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Krakow Lobzow to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
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 Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Krakau Zob Mda to Bielsko-Biala Zob
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Other operators
Taxi from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Żywiec
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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