The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Kraków is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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18 h 25 m
19 h 10 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Cologne for Kraków every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||570 miles (920 km)|
|Average bus duration||18 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$62 (€54)|
|Bus providers||Eurolines Switzerland, Euroticket, Sandra, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus|
Buses from Cologne to Kraków cover the 570 miles (920 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 25 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Euroticket, Sandra, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $62 (€54), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $35 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.
Travel between Cologne and Kraków from $35 (€30) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Kraków, Poland by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Poland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Kraków from Cologne as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Cologne, Germany from Kraków is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Kraków closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a bus from Cologne, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When you arrive in Kraków, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Kraków, Prokocim Szpital, Krakow, ul. Dworcowa and Kraków, AGH/UR.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and need to travel around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Kraków most often arrive at Kraków, Prokocim Szpital and need to travel around 7.3 miles (11.7 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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