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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Krakow Glowny Ec

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Fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK

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Bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Krakow 916 / ...

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine 473.4 km

Shuttle  •  7h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Kraków Eurobusways

Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine by train and walk

8 Weekly Services
6h 56m Average Duration
210 zł Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to bus which costs €24 - €30 and takes 7h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to drive. Taking this option will cost €50 - €75 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine. However, there are services departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Wieliczka Mediateka via Dworzec Główny Zachód. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia via Kraków Główny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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The distance between Vienna and Wieliczka Salt Mine is 333 km. The road distance is 473.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine without a car is to train which takes 6h 56m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine, including transfers.

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Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to train which takes 6h 56m and costs €45 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €30 and takes 7h 29m, you could also fly, which costs €14 - €110 and takes 4h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine.
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  • Distance: 333.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland?

ÖBB EuroCity operates a train from Wien Hbf to Krakow Glowny once daily. Tickets cost 210 zł - 290 zł and the journey takes 5h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Erdberg to Krakow 5 times a day. Tickets cost 110 zł - 140 zł and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 1 700 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 zł - 450 zł
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 zł - 290 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110 zł - 140 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Wien to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
320 zł - 550 zł
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Krakow station.

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Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine is 473 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Vienna to Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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Ryanair and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Wieliczka Salt Mine. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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