The cheapest buses from Warsaw to Kraków

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$14

Average

$15

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Warsaw to Kraków will cost around $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

07:30PMWarsaw3h55 11:25PMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way
11:25PMWarsaw3h50 03:15AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way
06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way
06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków
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$171One-way

Timetable Warsaw to Kraków

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06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków
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06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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07:30PMWarsaw3h55 11:25PMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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11:25PMWarsaw3h50 03:15AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Sun
Sep 19
$14Neobus Polska
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 20
$11Flixbus
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
$14Neobus Polska
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
$10Flixbus
$80Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Sep 23
$10Flixbus
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$14PKS Polonus
$131Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$14Neobus Polska
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$14Neobus Polska
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$11Flixbus
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$11Flixbus
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$14Neobus Polska
$38Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$9Flixbus
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$9Flixbus
$52Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$14Neobus Polska
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$14Neobus Polska
$38Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$14Neobus Polska
$44Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$10Flixbus
$61Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
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$38Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$7Flixbus
$38Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$14Neobus Polska
$61Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Oct 9
$9Flixbus
$44Lot Polish Airlines

The fastest buses from Warsaw to Kraków

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

251 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Warsaw for Kraków every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 251 km distance in an average of 4 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:25PMWarsaw3h50 03:15AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way
2nd Fastest
07:30PMWarsaw3h55 11:25PMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way
06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków
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$171One-way
06:50AMWarsaw4h50 11:40AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$141One-way

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Bus Information between Warsaw and Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, PolskiBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, PKS Polonus, Leo Express or Neobus Polska

Buses from Warsaw to Kraków cover the 155 miles (250 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, PolskiBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, PKS Polonus, Leo Express or Neobus Polska. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $13 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8).

FlixBus
Leo Express

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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Warsaw to Kraków due to the coronavirus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Warsaw to Krakow

    Taking a bus from Warsaw to Krakow is easy, cheap, convenient and comfortable. The journey can be made in a morning or afternoon, and bus providers servicing the route offer comfortable seating, toilets and even WiFi. Like most things in Poland, prices are eye-wateringly cheap, and the 180-mile journey can be the same price as a coffee in the states, perfect for budget-conscious travelers.

    Which bus companies travel from Warsaw to Krakow?

    FlixBus, Europe's premier budget coach company is the sole provider of buses from Warsaw to Krakow. Buses are modern, clean and affordable, with free WiFi, toilets and AC on board. The route usually includes one stop around half-way, where passengers can stock up on snacks and drinks, or stretch their legs.

    How long is the bus from Warsaw to Krakow?

    The bus from Warsaw to Krakow is relatively short, at between four hours and 20 minutes and seven hours. Timing for direct routes includes a short break at a gas station for snacks and leg stretching.

    How many buses are there from Warsaw to Krakow?

    Buses from Warsaw to Krakow are plentiful during the week and on weekends. Roughly a dozen buses depart from Warsaw to Krakow daily, starting at 6:35 a.m. and commencing at 11:45 p.m.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Warsaw to Krakow?

    Departure Bus Station: Buses from Warsaw to Krakow depart from Warszawa Metro Wilanowska, Warszawa Dw. Zachodni and Warsaw, Młociny, all of which are central to Warsaw. The city is connected via an extensive network of buses, metro lines and trams, most of which are well-signposted. Warsaw, Młociny is typically the bus station for FlixBus, and is very close to local buses and trams, as well as metro line 1. Warszawa Dw. Zachodni is the main bus station in Warsaw, and has a range of services and transport options.

    Arrival Bus Station: Buses to Krakow usually arrive at Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy, the main bus station in Krakow. Krakow city center is just a ten-minute walk from the station, through a lovely park and past the largest mall in the city, which is filled with a huge selection of modern, local and international eateries, shops and services. Trains to Auschwitz, as well as other important sites and local and international destinations, depart from the train station here.

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    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses between Warsaw and Kraków?
    Bus tickets between Warsaw and Kraków for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $10 (€8)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a bus ticket between Warsaw and Kraków?
    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Warsaw to Kraków bus price to come in at an average of $13 (€10)  one way.
    What is the distance from Warsaw to Kraków by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Warsaw to Kraków by bus to be approximately 155 miles (250 km).
    What is the Warsaw to Kraków bus travel time?
    On average the Warsaw to Kraków bus time is 3 h 50 min  covering the 155 miles (250 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What bus providers offer a service to Kraków from Warsaw?
    If you're looking for buses from Warsaw to Kraków, you can rely on Flixbus, PolskiBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, PKS Polonus, Leo Express or Neobus Polska to get you to Kraków. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Warsaw to Kraków route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct buses from Warsaw to Kraków?
    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, Infobus, PKS Polonus or Neobus Polska. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Warsaw to Kraków?
    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Warsaw at 4: 50 AM. The last bus leaves from Warsaw at 10: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Warsaw to Kraków and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Warsaw to Kraków to get the best deals?
    You can find buses from Warsaw to Kraków to cost on average $13 (€10) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Warsaw to Kraków bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.