There are 5 ways to get from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bytom, Bytom Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1368

$5 - $9

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Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bytom to Krakow 57.4 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R / ...

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków 59.5 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków 59.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bytom, Bytom Dworzec Autobusowy and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Bytom and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Piekary Śląskie and Kraków is 80 km. The road distance is 95.1 km.

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The best way to get from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Bytom, Bytom Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Piekary Śląskie to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bytom, Bytom Dworzec Autobusowy station.

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Piekary Śląskie to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków is to bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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

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Piekary Śląskie to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Map of how to get from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Piekary Śląskie, Poland and Kraków, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route once a week.

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 Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Bus operators
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 Bytom, Bytom Dworzec Autobusowy to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bytom to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
City Taxi
Phone
+48 32 203 77 77
Website
citytaxi.katowice.pl
Radio Taxi Katowice
Phone
+48 32 757 01 00
Website
radio-taxi.katowice.pl
Echo Taxi
Phone
+48 32 201 42 00
Website
echotaxi.ppsi.pl

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Piekary Śląskie to Kraków is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Piekary Śląskie to Kraków.

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Book your Piekary Śląskie to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Piekary Śląskie and Kraków. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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