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from Kraków to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Hamburg on Sep 19 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:15PMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy13h45 06:00AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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$611One-way
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04:15PMKraków, Dworzec Autobusowy13h45 06:00AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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$611One-way
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06:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice16h05 10:30AMHamburg Airport
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$2531One-way
06:35AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice5h00 11:35AMHamburg Airport
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$4341One-way
11:45AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice6h05 05:50PMHamburg Airport
1 changes
$4341One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
$87Deutsche Bahn
$67Sindbad
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Sun
Sep 19
$74Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$253Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 20
$50Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$127Sas Airways
Tue
Sep 21
$50Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$220Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
$50Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$251KLM
Thu
Sep 23
$50Deutsche Bahn
$47Sindbad
$220Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$56Deutsche Bahn
$63Sindbad
$156Eurowings Europe
Sat
Sep 25
$56Deutsche Bahn
$67Sindbad
$220Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$50Deutsche Bahn
$61Sindbad
$190Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$47Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$105Sas Airways
Tue
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$160Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$50Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
Find prices
$47Sindbad
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$63Sindbad
$134Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
Find prices
$67Sindbad
$160Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$47Deutsche Bahn
$61Sindbad
$115Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$94Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$115Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$47Deutsche Bahn
$56Sindbad
$94Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Sindbad
$94Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
Find prices
$63Sindbad
$87Eurowings

Travel Information to Hamburg from Kraków

distanceDistance485 miles (782 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $183
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€36) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $183 (€146) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 485 miles (782 km) by bus, flight or train between Kraków and Hamburg. 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 $45 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Kraków to Hamburg.

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Travel from Kraków to Hamburg
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FAQs
Is international travel between Kraków, Poland and Hamburg, Germany allowed?

Travel from Kraków, Poland to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Kraków restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Kraków?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Hamburg from Kraków closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Poland from Hamburg, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Poland from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Poland:

  • 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 2 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Poland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Poland 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 Kraków, Poland was last verified on 9/13/21. 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 Kraków from Hamburg.

What are the ways to get from Kraków to Hamburg?

There are 3 ways to get from Kraków to Hamburg: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Kraków to Hamburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $45 (€36) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $138 (€110) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $183 (€146) from Kraków to Hamburg.

Taking a bus is about $30 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $75 (€60) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Kraków to Hamburg?

The quickest way to travel to Hamburg from Kraków is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 17 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Kraków to Hamburg?

You should expect to travel around 485 miles (782 km) between Kraków and Hamburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Kraków to Hamburg is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Kraków and Hamburg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Hamburg from Kraków, where do I depart from Kraków and where do I arrive in Hamburg?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Kraków, Jubilat and tend to arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights most often depart from Kraków at John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Kraków to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Kraków to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Kraków to Hamburg for $45 (€36).
  • Lot Polish Airlines can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lot Polish Airlines from Kraków to Hamburg for $183 (€146) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Hamburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Kraków to Hamburg for $75 (€60).
Is there a way to travel directly from Kraków to Hamburg?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Hamburg with.

Direct services to Hamburg 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 other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Kraków to Hamburg?
Many of our customers traveling from Kraków to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Kraków to Hamburg online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $45 (€36) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $183 (€146) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $75 (€60) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kraków
Hamburg
Krakow Glowny
Amenities
Krakow Plaszow
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