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from Berlin to Kraków

You can get from Berlin to Kraków by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Kraków on Nov 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:00AMBerlin, ZOB10h10 11:10AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$571One-way
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01:00AMBerlin, ZOB10h10 11:10AMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$571One-way
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12:25PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport3h00 03:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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$2771One-way
12:25PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport5h00 05:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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$2771One-way
12:25PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport11h30 11:55PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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$2771One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
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$24Flixbus
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Tue
Nov 30
$48Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$246Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 1
$48Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$194Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 2
$48Deutsche Bahn
$59Sindbad
$173Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Dec 3
$48Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$161Eurowings
Sat
Dec 4
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$194Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 5
$48Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$194Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Dec 6
$48Deutsche Bahn
$67Sindbad
$155Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$48Deutsche Bahn
$50Sindbad
$155Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 8
$48Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$155Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$48Deutsche Bahn
$59Sindbad
$124Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fri
Dec 10
$48Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Dec 11
$48Deutsche Bahn
$71Sindbad
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 12
$48Deutsche Bahn
$71Sindbad
$173Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Dec 13
$36Deutsche Bahn
$67Sindbad
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Dec 14
$33Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$173Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
$33Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$137Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Dec 17
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Dec 18
$36Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 19
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$137Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information from Berlin to Kraków

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€107) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 327 miles (527 km) to Kraków from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Kraków.

General Information about the journey from Berlin to Krakow

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 from Berlin to Krakow

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.

Trains from Berlin to Krakow

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.

Flights from Berlin to Krakow

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.

How to get from Berlin to Kraków

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Berlin to Kraków, 72,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Berlin to Kraków, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Kraków, Poland from Berlin, Germany?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Poland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kraków if traveling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Kraków, Poland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Poland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/22/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Berlin to Kraków.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Berlin, Germany from Kraków, Poland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Poland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Poland?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Poland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 11/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Kraków.

How do I go from Berlin to Kraków?

You can travel to Kraków from Berlin 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Kraków?

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Kraków is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€23) compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A bus is $102 (€84) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Kraków costing on average $129 (€107).

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Berlin to Kraków costing on average $40 (€33).

What is the fastest way to travel between Berlin and Kraków?

The fastest way to get to Kraków from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Kraków can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kraków by bus can take on average 8 h 20 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 18 min.

How far is Kraków from Berlin?

Kraków is approximately 327 miles (527 km) away from Berlin.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Kraków?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Kraków is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Berlin to Kraków as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Berlin and Kraków, what are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and Kraków?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Kraków:

  • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Kraków, Jubilat.
  • Flights mostly depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
Who can get me from Berlin to Kraków?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Kraków:

  • You can travel by bus between Berlin and Kraków with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Berlin to Kraków tickets for $28 (€23) on Omio.
  • You can go to Kraków from Berlin by plane with Lot Polish Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $129 (€107) with Lot Polish Airlines from Berlin to Kraków on Omio.
  • You can go to Kraków from Berlin by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $40 (€33) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Kraków on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Kraków?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Kraków with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Kraków with Deutsche Bahn.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Kraków?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin to Kraków often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Warsaw, Prague or Budapest. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Berlin and Kraków itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kraków and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Berlin to Kraków one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Berlin to Kraków, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $28 (€23) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $129 (€107) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $40 (€33) one way on average.

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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