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There are 3 ways to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow 876 / ...

45 zł - 60 zł

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Train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bohumin Ic
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice 405 / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...

47 zł - 282 zł

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Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) 169.2 km

75 zł - 120 zł

Slovakia → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Slovakia

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Slovakia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

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Considerations leaving from Slovakia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Slovakia.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Krakow Airport (KRK) is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Krakow Airport (KRK) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Krakow Airport (KRK) 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 Slovakia from Poland.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK). However, there are services departing from Ruzomberok and arriving at Kraków Lotnisko via Bohumin, Katowice and Kraków Główny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 12m.

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The distance between Ružomberok and Krakow Airport (KRK) is 117 km. The road distance is 169.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) without a car is to bus which takes 3h 28m and costs 10€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK), including transfers.

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Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) train services, operated by LEO Express, depart from Ruzomberok station.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) is to bus which takes 3h 28m and costs 10€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 10€ - 65€ and takes 7h 12m.

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Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) is 169 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK).

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  • Distance: 116.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow once daily. Tickets cost 45 zł - 60 zł and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ružomberok to Krakow Airport (KRK) via Bohumin, Katowice, Krakow Glowny, and Kraków Główny in around 7h 12m.

Train operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ruzomberok to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21 zł - 80 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
21 zł - 35 zł
Economy Plus
30 zł - 50 zł
Business
35 zł - 55 zł
Premium
55 zł - 80 zł
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15 zł - 55 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
15 zł - 22 zł
Economy Plus
24 zł - 40 zł
Business
26 zł - 40 zł
Premium
35 zł - 55 zł
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23 zł - 40 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
23 zł - 29 zł
Business
30 zł - 40 zł
1st Class
30 zł - 40 zł
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
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 Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 zł - 120 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Dolnośląskie
Phone
61- 27-92-700
Email
biuro@koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
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
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 85 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Bus operators
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 Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 zł - 60 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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