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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Kraków by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Krakow  •  5 h 32 min

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

$70 - $238

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Train to Beauvais, fly to Krakow  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Krakow (KRK) BVA - KRK

$69 - $3,134

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Fly Paris CDG to Katowice, bus  •  9 h 10 min

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

$108 - $780

Train  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) to Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)

$269 - $392

Train, bus  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Luxembourg Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Kraków

$125 - $158

Bus  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Krakow

$150 - $220

Night train, train  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Paris Est to Poznan Gl. D
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Krakow Glowny Regional / ...

$208 - $293

Drive  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Kraków 962.5 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Kraków is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kraków is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Krakow. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Südkreuz (Bus). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 28 min.

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The distance between Paris and Kraków is 1275 km. The road distance is 1540 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 17 h 28 min and costs 230€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Paris to Kraków, including transfers.

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Paris to Kraków bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris to Kraków train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kraków is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 60€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 340€ and takes 17 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 25 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 796.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Kraków hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Kraków via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Südkreuz, and Berlin Südkreuz (Bus) in around 17 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Beauvais to Krakow via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Night train from Paris Est to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Poznan Gl. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$17 - $26
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Sindbad
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Krakow
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Paris to Kraków bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Krakow station.

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Paris 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 Paris to Kraków is 1540 km. It takes approximately 13 h 42 min to drive from Paris to Kraków.

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Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Paris to Kraków bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 2778+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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