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There are 6 ways to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Tlk / ...

19 zł - 70 zł

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Train via Krakow Plaszow  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Plaszow Tlk / ...

19 zł - 70 zł

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny to Kraków, Kraków MDA N20 / ...

45 zł - 60 zł

Taxi  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków 164.9 km

440 zł - 550 zł

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków 164.9 km

65 zł - 100 zł

Towncar  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a town car from Rzeszow Airport to Kraków 164.9 km

Rzeszow Airport (RZE) → Kraków
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Kraków is 800 190 590.

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

The social distance requirement in Kraków is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków is to train via Krakow Plaszow which costs 19 zł - 70 zł and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków is to taxi which costs 440 zł - 550 zł and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Jasionka - Port Lotniczy and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA via Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Rzeszow Airport (RZE) and Kraków is 149 km. The road distance is 164.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 19 zł - 70 zł.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków, including transfers.

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Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny station.

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The best way to get from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 19 zł - 70 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45 zł - 60 zł and takes 3h 55m.

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Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kraków, Kraków MDA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków is 165 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków.

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  • Distance: 149.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Rzeszow Airport (RZE), Poland and Kraków, Poland?

PKP Intercity operates a train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny hourly. Tickets cost 40 zł - 70 zł and the journey takes 2h 5m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny to Kraków, Kraków MDA every 4 hours. Tickets cost 45 zł - 60 zł and the journey takes 2h 20m.

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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Plaszow
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19 zł - 28 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Plaszow
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19 zł - 27 zł
Website
Polregio
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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 zł - 220 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 zł - 60 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rzeszow Airport (RZE) to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
440 zł - 550 zł
TAXI Piotr
Phone
+48 505 183 330
Super Taxi Rzeszów 19622
Phone
+48 17 19 622
Website
supertaxi9622.pl
Euro Taxi
Phone
+48 800 227 260
Website
eurotaxi.rze.pl
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rzeszow Airport to Kraków

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