Travel from Warsaw to Krakow

Train, bus or fly from Warsaw to Krakow?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Krakow 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 hours 26 minutes. Alternatively, Polski Bus operates a bus from Warsaw to Krakow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 4 hours 55 minutes. Billy also services this route twice a week.

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How to get from Warsaw to Krakow

ModeDurationPrice
From Warszawa Centralna train to Krakow Glowny.2 h 26 min45 zł
From Warszawa bus to Kraków.4 h 55 min86 zł
From Centrum 06 line 127 bus to Warszawa, bus to Rondo Matecznego, then line 8 tram to Teatr Bagatela.7 h 50 min70 zł
From Warszawa Centralna night train to Krakow Glowny.2 h 34 min45 zł
From Warsaw rideshare to Krakow.5 h 4 min40 zł
From Warsaw drive to Krakow.3 h 44 min130 zł
From Warszawa Centralna train to Warsaw airport, fly to Krakow airport, then train to Krakow.3 h 32 min169 zł
From Warszawa Centralna train to Warsaw airport, fly to Katowice airport, then bus to Krakow.5 h 5 min162 zł

How long does it take to get from Warsaw to Krakow?

The train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny takes 2 hours 26 minutes including transfers and departs five times a day.

Is there a direct train between Warsaw and Krakow?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 hours 26 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Warsaw and Krakow?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Kraków. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4 hours 55 minutes.

Operators from Warsaw to Krakow

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Polish Railways (PKP)703 200 200Polish Railways (PKP)
Polski Bus+48 22 417 62 27Polski Bus
ZTM Warszawa19 115ZTM Warszawa
PKS Polonus708 208 888PKS Polonus
MPK S.A.12-254-13-47MPK S.A.
BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
LOTLOT
Koleje Małopolskie703 20 20 25Koleje Małopolskie
EksprestransferEksprestransfer