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There are 9 ways to get from Skopje to Kraków by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Skopje to Krakow  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Krakow (KRK) SKP - KRK

$110 - $285

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Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  24 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków

$80 - $130

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Train to Pristina, fly to Krakow  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Krakow (KRK) PRN - KRK

$87 - $340

Fly Skopje to Warsaw, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Warsaw (WAW) SKP - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny

$121 - $211

Bus, train  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Vienna
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R

$103 - $204

Bus Georg  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Bansko
  2. Take the bus from Bansko to Kraków

$231 - $281

Train, bus  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Kelenföld D
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Kraków, Kraków MDA 976

$109 - $220

Train  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...
  4. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R

$142 - $272

Drive  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Kraków 750.7 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Kraków is to bus which costs $80 - $130 and takes 24 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Kraków is to fly which costs $110 - $290 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Kraków via Bansko. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Beograd, Wien Hbf and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 29 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Kraków is 904 km. The road distance is 1201.1 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Kraków without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 4 min and costs $100 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Skopje to Kraków, including transfers.

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Skopje to Kraków bus services, operated by Biser Prom, depart from Skopje station.

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Skopje to Kraków train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Skopje station.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Kraków is to fly which takes 7 h 29 min and costs $110 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $290 and takes 22 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $280 and takes 30 h 29 min.

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  • Distance: 565.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Kraków, Poland?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Skopje to Kraków 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skopje to Kraków via Bansko in around 22 h 58 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Skopje to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Skopje to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Skopje to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Pristina to Krakow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Skopje to Krakow via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Skopje to Warsaw via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
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 Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Beograd to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bansko to Kraków
Ave. Duration
17 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
touring.bg
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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Skopje Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Skopje to Kraków bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Kraków station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Kraków is 1201 km. It takes approximately 13 h 47 min to drive from Skopje to Kraków.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Skopje Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 2738+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 35 min and costs .

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