How to travel from Kraków to Bratislava

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from Kraków to Bratislava

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Bratislava on May 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy10h58 07:28PMBratislava
2 transfers
10:50PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy11h30 10:20AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
1 transfer
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10:50PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy12h38 11:28AMBratislava
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Kraków and Bratislava

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 7 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Take a bus or train to travel 184 miles (296 km) from Kraków to Bratislava. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Kraków to Bratislava.

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Travel to Bratislava 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 Kraków to Bratislava.

Travel between Kraków, Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Poland enter Slovakia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bratislava from Kraków?

Conditions of entry into Slovakia:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bratislava, Slovakia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bratislava from Kraków.

The current restriction level for returning to Kraków, Poland from Slovakia is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Kraków, Poland from Bratislava, Slovakia?

Reentering Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Kraków from Bratislava?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Kraków, Poland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Poland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Kraków from Bratislava here.

You can travel between Kraków and Bratislava 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bratislava from Kraków is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bratislava:

Taking a bus is about $8 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Kraków to Bratislava is by train, which takes on average 7 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bratislava by bus can take on average 9 h 40 min.

The distance from Kraków to Bratislava is approximately 184 miles (296 km).

The average frequency per day from Kraków to Bratislava is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Kraków to Bratislava:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Kraków, Prokocim Szpital and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.

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

  • You can go to Bratislava from Kraków by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $19 (€17) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Kraków to Bratislava on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Kraków to Bratislava with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Kraków to Bratislava tickets for $27 (€24) on Omio.
Your trip from Kraków to Bratislava doesn't have to end in Bratislava. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Budapest or Prague to your Kraków to Bratislava tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bratislava today!

When planning your trip from Kraków to Bratislava, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $19 (€17) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $27 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Kraków to Bratislava online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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