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There are 7 ways to get from Szczecin to Kraków by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Szczecin, fly to Krakow  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
  2. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Krakow (KRK) SZZ - KRK

$36 - $223

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Train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Krakow Glowny Regional / ...

$17 - $25

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Train to Szczecin, fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
  2. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) SZZ - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny

$23 - $122

Bus to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Krakow  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Szczecin Dworzec Główny PKP to Berlin Schönefeld Airport
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Krakow (KRK) SXF - KRK

$66 - $389

Train to Gdansk, fly to Krakow  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Gdynia Glowna
  2. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Krakow (KRK) GDN - KRK

$39 - $103

Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Szczecin, Szczecin station to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1362

$35 - $65

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Szczecin to Kraków 398.5 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Szczecin to Kraków is to train which costs 65 zł - 95 zł and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Szczecin to Kraków is to train and fly which costs 130 zł - 850 zł and takes 3h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Szczecin, Szczecin station station and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Szczecin Glowny and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between Szczecin and Kraków is 527 km. The road distance is 637.6 km.

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The best way to get from Szczecin to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs 65 zł - 95 zł.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Szczecin to Kraków, including transfers.

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Szczecin to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Szczecin, Szczecin station.

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Szczecin to Kraków train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Szczecin Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Szczecin to Kraków is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs 65 zł - 95 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 zł - 230 zł and takes 8h 50m.

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  • Distance: 329.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Szczecin, Poland and Kraków, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Szczecin to Kraków every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 7h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Szczecin to Kraków 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8h 50m. PKS Gryfice also services this route once a week.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Szczecin to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Szczecin to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
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 Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Gdynia Glowna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Szczecin Dworzec Główny PKP to Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
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 Szczecin, Szczecin station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Kraków
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Szczecin Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Szczecin to Kraków is 638 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Szczecin to Kraków.

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Ryanair offers flights from Szczecin Airport to Krakow Airport.

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Book your Szczecin to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2834+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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