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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Wieliczka by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Krakow  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Krakow (KRK) CDG - KRK

236 zł - 587 zł

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny Ec / ...

200 zł - 436 zł

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Fly to Katowice, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Katowice (KTW) CDG - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny

454 zł - 1 249 zł

Train  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny Ec

1 086 zł - 1 570 zł

Bus  •  23h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy N1305
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Krakow N20 / ...

345 zł - 430 zł

Drive  •  13h 27m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Wieliczka 1549.8 km

750 zł - 1 200 zł

Paris to Wieliczka by train

The train journey time between Paris and Wieliczka is around 25h 2m and covers a distance of around 1749 km. The fastest train normally takes 24h 4m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Paris to Wieliczka train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 2m
Fastest train time:
24h 4m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
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Carbon emissions:
92 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:10
Last train departs at:
19:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Wieliczka train schedules

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International entry into Poland from France

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wieliczka is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wieliczka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wieliczka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Poland.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Wieliczka is to bus and train which costs €40 - €100 and takes 23h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Wieliczka is to fly which costs €50 - €130 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Wieliczka. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Wieliczka Mediateka via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy and Politechnika. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Wieliczka. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf and Kraków Główny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 45m.

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It is 1284 km from Paris to Wieliczka. It is approximately 1549.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Wieliczka without a car is to train which takes 17h 45m and costs €240 - €350.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Paris to Wieliczka, including transfers.

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Paris to Wieliczka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Wieliczka train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Wieliczka is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs €50 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €240 - €350 and takes 17h 45m, you could also bus, which costs €75 - €95 and takes 23h 16m.

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  • Distance: 1284.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Wieliczka, Poland?

Air France, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Paris to Wieliczka every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Wieliczka via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf, Krakow Glowny, and Kraków Główny in around 17h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 900 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400 zł - 2 000 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 900 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 900 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 900 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 zł - 650 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 1 300 zł
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
6 500 zł - 8 500 zł
Train operators
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11 zł - 16 zł
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 85 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 zł - 350 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17 zł - 28 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
17 zł - 22 zł
Business
23 zł - 28 zł
1st Class
24 zł - 28 zł
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 zł - 170 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
100 zł - 130 zł
Business
140 zł - 170 zł
1st Class
140 zł - 170 zł
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 80 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11 zł - 40 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
11 zł - 17 zł
Economy Plus
18 zł - 28 zł
Business
19 zł - 27 zł
Premium
27 zł - 40 zł
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65 zł - 250 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
65 zł - 95 zł
Economy Plus
95 zł - 140 zł
Business
120 zł - 170 zł
Premium
170 zł - 250 zł
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
450 zł - 650 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
420 zł - 600 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
410 zł - 550 zł
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
410 zł - 480 zł
1st Class
460 zł - 550 zł
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
130 zł - 190 zł
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 zł - 330 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Krakow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65 zł - 85 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Kraków
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 zł - 95 zł
Schedules at
neobus.pl

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Paris to Wieliczka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Krakow station.

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Paris to Wieliczka train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Wieliczka is 1550 km. It takes approximately 13h 27m to drive from Paris to Wieliczka.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Wieliczka. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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