Travel options
from Kraków to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Vienna on Nov 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy6h40 05:30AMVienna
0 changes
$271One-way
Cheapest
10:50PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy6h40 05:30AMVienna
0 changes
$271One-way
Other options
10:52PMKraków8h08 07:00AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
$541One-way
02:40PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice4h40 07:20PMVienna International Airport
1 changes
$1611One-way
06:20PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice4h20 10:40PMVienna International Airport
1 changes
$4761One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Nov 27
$59ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$254Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Nov 28
$48ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$143Eurowings
Mon
Nov 29
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$192Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Nov 30
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$253Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 1
$36ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$192Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 2
$59ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$192Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Dec 3
$59ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$113Eurowings
Sat
Dec 4
$59ÖBB | Nightjet
$18Flixbus
$161Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 5
Find prices
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$161Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Dec 6
Find prices
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$134Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$36ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$134Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 8
$42ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$134Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
Find prices
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$134Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Dec 10
Find prices
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$108Eurowings
Sat
Dec 11
$59ÖBB | Nightjet
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$125Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 12
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$18Flixbus
$113Eurowings
Mon
Dec 13
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$115Eurowings
Tue
Dec 14
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$125Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$125Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
$24ÖBB | Nightjet
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$125Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Dec 17
Find prices
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$107Eurowings

Travel Information to Vienna from Kraków

distanceDistance205 miles (331 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $468
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $468 (€386) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB | Nightjet

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 205 miles (331 km) from Kraków to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lot Polish Airlines, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Kraków to Vienna.

How to get from Kraków to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Kraków to Vienna, 47,85% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Kraków to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Kraków to Vienna. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Travel Tips

Travel from Kraków to Vienna
Travel to Vienna 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 Vienna.
FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Kraków and Vienna?

Travel from Kraków, Poland to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Vienna 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 Vienna, Austria from Kraków?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 11/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Kraków to Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Kraków, Poland from Vienna, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Kraków, Poland from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Kraków from Vienna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Kraków from Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into 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 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 are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Kraków, Poland?

You should observe these safety measures in Poland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Poland was last checked on 11/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Kraków from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Kraków to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to travel from Kraków to Vienna including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Kraków is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

Taking a bus is usually $448 (€370) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $468 (€386) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $46 (€38) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $66 (€54) from Kraków to Vienna.

What is the fastest way to get from Kraków to Vienna?

The quickest way to travel between Kraków and Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by bus can take on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 55 min.

How far is it from Kraków to Vienna?

The distance is approximately 205 miles (331 km) from Kraków to Vienna.

How many services a day are there to Vienna from Kraków?

The average frequency per day from Kraków to Vienna is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.

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

When traveling from Kraków to Vienna, what are the departure and arrival points in Kraków and Vienna?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Kraków, Jubilat and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
Which travel companies can take me from Kraków to Vienna?

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

  • Travel with Lot Polish Airlines to go to Vienna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lot Polish Airlines Kraków to Vienna tickets on Omio for $468 (€386).
  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. To go to Vienna by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Kraków to Vienna tickets on Omio for $19 (€16).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Nightjet to go to Vienna by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Nightjet Kraków to Vienna tickets on Omio for $66 (€54).
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Kraków and Vienna ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Kraków to Vienna often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Kraków and Vienna itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Vienna and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Kraków and Vienna online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $468 (€386) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $19 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $66 (€54) one way on average.

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