There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Kraków by train, bus, car, subway, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$17 - $26

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6 / ...

$30 - $50

Bus Regabus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague Želivského to Krakow 145 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Kraków 335 miles

$60 - $90

Subway, fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK

$90 - $338

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Kraków Eurobusways

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to train which costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to subway and fly which costs 2 000 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Prague and Kraków is 394 km. The road distance is 536 km.

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The train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny takes 6 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart twice daily, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The nearest airport to Kraków is Krakow (KRK) Airport which is 9.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Katowice (KTW) (76.4 km), Rzeszow (RZE) (149.3 km), Wroclaw (WRO) (245.2 km) and Warsaw (WAW) (245.6 km).

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Prague to Kraków train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha station.

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  • Distance: 246 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Kraków, Poland?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Kraków once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 36 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Kraków 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
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 s.r.o.
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 - $26
Premium
$35 - $50
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague Želivského to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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