Rome2Rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Kraków?

Book now

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2Rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chemnitz central bus station to Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA N20

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf Re
  2. Take the night train from Dresden Hbf to Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi Nj / ...
  3. Take the train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny Ec / ...

5 alternative options

Train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Zgorzelec Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny Os / ...
  4. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Kraków 629.9 km

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Krakow (KRK) LEJ - KRK

Train to Dresden, fly  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Krakow (KRK) DRS - KRK

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Krakow (KRK) BER - KRK

Zwickau to Kraków by bus

The bus journey time between Zwickau and Kraków is around 10h 45m and covers a distance of around 662 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by FlixBus, the Zwickau to Kraków bus service departs from Zwickau central train station and arrives in Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
10h 45m Average Duration
227 zł Cheapest Price
See schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Kraków is to bus which costs €50 - €75 and takes 10h 45m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Zwickau to Kraków is to drive which takes 5h 37m and costs €95 - €140.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA via Chemnitz central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Kraków. However, there are services departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Krakow Glowny via Dresden Hbf, Zgorzelec and Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

More details

The distance between Zwickau and Kraków is 533 km. The road distance is 629.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Zwickau to Kraków without a car is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs €50 - €75.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 45m to get from Zwickau to Kraków, including transfers.

More details

Zwickau to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chemnitz central bus station.

More details

Zwickau to Kraków train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Zwickau to Kraków is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs €50 - €75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10h 47m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Zwickau to Kraków.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 532.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Kraków, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Chemnitz central bus station to Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA once daily. Tickets cost 200 zł - 280 zł and the journey takes 8h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zwickau to Kraków via Dresden Hbf, Zgorzelec, and Wroclaw Glowny in around 10h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 3 000 zł
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 3 000 zł
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 zł - 3 100 zł
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 3 000 zł
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 300 zł
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 400 zł
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 400 zł
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 400 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 zł - 1 000 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 400 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 200 zł
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Krakow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 500 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 900 zł
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 zł - 150 zł
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95 zł - 140 zł
Schedules at
transdev.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Zgorzelec
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Phone
+49 89 548889725
Email
info@trilex.de
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Zgorzelec Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
trilex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
+48 76 742 11 12
Email
informacja@kolejedolnoslaskie.eu
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
34 zł - 39 zł
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
PKP Intercity
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
https://www.intercity.pl/en/
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 75 zł
Website
https://www.intercity.pl/en/
2nd Class
45 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
60 zł - 75 zł
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Dresden Hbf to Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 zł - 700 zł
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
550 zł - 700 zł
Seating Carriage
180 zł - 210 zł
Couchette Carriage
380 zł - 470 zł
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 210 zł
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
60 zł - 85 zł
1st Class
195 zł - 205 zł
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Pardubice Hlavni Nadrazi to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45 zł - 190 zł
Website
https://www.leoexpress.com/en
Economy
45 zł - 75 zł
Economy Plus
70 zł - 110 zł
Business
90 zł - 130 zł
Premium
130 zł - 190 zł
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 zł - 110 zł
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chemnitz central bus station to Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 zł - 280 zł
Website
https://www.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

Want to know more about travelling around Poland

Rome2Rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Krakow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Zwickau to Kraków bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA station.

More details

Zwickau to Kraków train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Krakow Glowny station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Kraków is 630 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Zwickau to Kraków.

Get driving directions

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Krakow Airport.

Search flights

Book your Zwickau to Kraków bus tickets online with FlixBus.

Search and book

There are 3851+ hotels available in Kraków. Prices start at 144 zł per night.

More details

ticket