You can get from Berlin to Kraków by train, bus or flight.
To get from Berlin to Kraków on Oct 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$36 - $195|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $36 (€35) • 7 h 12 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $195 (€188) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 327 miles (527 km) between Berlin and Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Kraków.
Traveling to Krakow from Berlin is simple, with a choice of trains, buses and flights. Flying from Tegel Airport is easily the fastest way to travel, with a journey time of 4 hours, but taking the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof can be a leisurely and enjoyable alternative. When journeys to the airport are factored in, it probably takes a couple of hours longer, so it's not too different. Budget alternatives include taking the bus, meaning that travelers have plenty of options at their disposal.
Buses are a great way to travel to Krakow from Berlin. Daily bus connections are operated by Agat, Flixbus and with the first bus departing in the early hours of the morning with services every couple of hours until just after midnight. Journeys last between 7 hours 30 minutes and 8 hours 45 minutes, depending on the service you choose. Bla Bla Car also provides a car pooling service on the route which takes around 5 hours 45 minutes.
Deutsche Bahn provides two daily train connections from Berlin's Hauptbahnhof to Krakow Glowny station, with one leaving just before midday and the other departing late in the evening. In both cases, the train takes around 8 hours to reach Krakow, and there are no changes en route, making it a convenient and relaxing way to travel.
Flying is comfortably the fastest way to get to Krakow from Berlin. Regular flights are provided by Aeroflot, KLM Cityhopper, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa. All of them take off from Berlin Tegel airport, and all touch down at Krakow's John Paul II International. Flights take about 4 hours to reach Krakow and there are between 8 and 10 services every day.
Travel from Berlin, Germany to Kraków, Poland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Poland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Berlin and Kraków closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Berlin, Germany from Poland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Berlin from Kraków closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 travel options from Berlin to Kraków: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Kraków from Berlin is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€35).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Kraków:
A train is $16 (€15) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Berlin to Kraków costing on average $52 (€50).
A train is $159 (€153) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Kraków costing on average $195 (€188).
The quickest way to travel to Kraków from Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Kraków by bus can take on average 8 h 5 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 12 min of travel time.
The Berlin to Kraków distance is around 327 miles (527 km).
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Kraków is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kraków from Berlin as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Kraków:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Kraków, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Kraków with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Kraków tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Berlin to Kraków, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Berlin to Kraków tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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