How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków

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Travel Information to Kraków from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance497 miles (802 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$54 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $54 (€47) • 13 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€91) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSindbad, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 497 miles (802 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Sindbad, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków.

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from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:12AM15h03
Frankfurt South station
12:15AMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
$791One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:50AM16h55
Frankfurt am Main
06:45PMKraków, Airport
$741One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Lufthansa
10:25AM1h35
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
12:00PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
$2191One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:13AM12h28
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
09:41PMKraków Główny
$1201One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:20AM12h21
Frankfurt South station
08:41PMKraków Główny
$1201One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:13AM12h28
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
08:41PMKraków Główny
$1201One-way
3 transfers
Sindbad
08:15PM14h55
Frankfurt am Main, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße
11:10AMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
$901One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:10AM16h05
Frankfurt am Main
10:15PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
$761One-way
1 transfer
Infobus
08:15PM14h55
Frankfurt am Main
11:10AMKraków
$981One-way
0 transfers
Lot Polish Airlines
10:25AM3h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
02:20PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
$2071One-way
1 transfer
Lot Polish Airlines
07:20AM4h00
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
11:20AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
$2071One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
11:50AM1h35
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
01:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice (KRK)
$2191One-way
0 transfers

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Kraków travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków.

        FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków

        FAQs: Travel to Kraków easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Kraków from Frankfurt am Main is a bus with an average price of $54 (€47).

        This is compared to other travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków:

        A bus is $51 (€44) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków costing on average $105 (€91).

        Taking a bus costs $15 (€13) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $69 (€60).

        The fastest way to get to Kraków from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

        Other travel options to Kraków take longer:

        Getting to Kraków by bus takes 13 h 55 min on average.

        Getting to Kraków by train takes 11 h 25 min on average.

        The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków is approximately 497 miles (802 km).

        The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków is:

        • 1 bus a day.
        • 1 train per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków:

        • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36) and tend to arrive in Kraków, Airport.
        • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
        • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Kraków Główny.

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

        • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków with Sindbad, FlixBus, Infobus, Sandra, BlaBlaCar, Euroticket or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€47) with FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków.
        • You can go to Kraków from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Lufthansa, Malta Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or KLM Cityhopper. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $105 (€91) with LOT Polish Airlines from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków on Omio.
        • You can go to Kraków from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $69 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków with the following travel companies:

        • Direct buses with Sindbad, FlixBus or Infobus with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Kraków as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Kraków.

        Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Kraków usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Warsaw, Zakopane, Vienna or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Prague, Warsaw, Zakopane, Vienna or Berlin from Kraków, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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