How to travel from Kraków to Bratislava

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from Kraków to Bratislava

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

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The best way to travel from Kraków to Bratislava is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
03:32PMBratislava hlavná stanica
2 transfers
RegioJet a.s.
Kraków Główny
11:32AMBratislava hlavná stanica
2 transfers
0 transfers
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Krakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
10:20AMBratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Kraków to Bratislava

distanceDistance183 miles (295 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$13 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $34 (€30) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, LOT Polish Airlines or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 183 miles (295 km) from Kraków to Bratislava. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, LOT Polish Airlines or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Kraków to Bratislava.

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Travel on FlixBus travel from Kraków to Bratislava at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FAQs: Travel from Kraków to Bratislava

    FAQs: 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.

    There are 3 travel options from Kraków to Bratislava. You can take a bus, train or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Bratislava is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Bratislava:

    Taking a bus costs $21 (€19) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $34 (€30).

    Taking a bus costs $18 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€27) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Bratislava from Kraków is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

    Other travel options to Bratislava take longer:

    Bus takes on average 6 h 15 min.

    Getting to Bratislava by train takes 7 h 32 min on average.

    Bratislava is approximately 183 miles (295 km) away from Kraków.

    The average frequency per day from Kraków to Bratislava is:

    • 4 buses a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bratislava from Kraków as scheduled services by bus, train or flight 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 board their bus from Krakow, Czyżyny Bus Station and arrive in Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy.
    • Most travelers board their plane from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Bratislava M. R. Štefánik Airport.
    • Most travelers board their train from Kraków Główny and arrive in Bratislava hlavná stanica.

    The following travel companies offer services from Kraków to Bratislava:

    • Travel with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or BlaBlaCar for buses to Bratislava. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Kraków to Bratislava tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
    • LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, SWISS, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Ryanair, Norwegian Air, Air Baltic or LAER can get you to Bratislava by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Kraków to Bratislava for $34 (€30) on Omio.
    • Travel with RegioJet a. S. For trains to Bratislava. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for RegioJet a. S. Kraków to Bratislava tickets on Omio for $31 (€27).

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

    • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Bratislava with FlixBus.

    Direct services to Bratislava 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.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Kraków to Bratislava often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Vienna International Airport or Schwechat. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Kraków and Bratislava itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bratislava and any of these top destinations today!
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