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from Kraków to Warsaw

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kraków to Warsaw on Jan 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 07:20PMWarsaw Chopin Airport
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$1041One-way
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06:25PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 07:20PMWarsaw Chopin Airport
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07:20AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 08:15AMWarsaw Chopin Airport
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05:45AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 06:40AMWarsaw Chopin Airport
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12:55PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice0h55 01:50PMWarsaw Chopin Airport
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$2361One-way

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Travel Information between Kraków and Warsaw

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$8 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€33) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines or Flixbus

Travel 155 miles (250 km) by flight or bus to Warsaw from Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lot Polish Airlines or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Kraków to Warsaw.

Travel from Krakow to Warsaw: Journey Details

Travelers can journey from Krakow to Warsaw by train or airplane. There are also ride share options available. Train travel is generally the cheapest and fastest option, but opting for airline travel takes only an hour longer.

Return trips from Warsaw to Krakow are also available.

Trains from Krakow to Warsaw

There are regular and frequent trains from Krakow to Warsaw. Train journeys take about 3 hours to arrive and are offered by the PKP Intercity train service. Trains depart from Krakow, Glowny and arrive at Warsaw central station from where you can take a taxi to the Warsaw airport.

Flights from Krakow to Warsaw

Air travel costs about twice as much as traveling by train and is a slightly longer journey at about 3 hours and 40 minutes. Flights depart from John Paul International Airport in Krakow and arrive at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Flights from Krakow to Warsaw are offered by LOT Polish Airlines. There are morning, afternoon and evening flights available. There are fast direct flights between the cities. These depart from Krakow airport and take just over 2 hours.

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FAQs

How do I go from Kraków to Warsaw?

There are 2 ways to get from Kraków to Warsaw: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kraków to Warsaw?

The cheapest way to go to Warsaw from Kraków is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Warsaw:

A bus is generally $31 (€26) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $40 (€33) from Kraków to Warsaw.

What is the quickest way from Kraków to Warsaw?

The fastest way from Kraków to Warsaw is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Warsaw that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Kraków and Warsaw?

The Kraków to Warsaw distance is around 155 miles (250 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Kraków and in Warsaw?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice and arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Kraków, Aleja Zygmunta Krasińskiego (Jubilat) and arrive in Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.

Which travel operators can get me to Warsaw from Kraków?

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

  • Lot Polish Airlines can take you to Warsaw by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lot Polish Airlines from Kraków to Warsaw for $40 (€33).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Warsaw by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Kraków to Warsaw tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).

Is it possible to travel directly from Kraków to Warsaw?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Infobus, BlaBlaCar, PKS Polonus or Neobus Polska.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Warsaw from Kraków ends?

Omio customers who travel from Kraków to Warsaw often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Gdańsk. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Warsaw and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Kraków to Warsaw tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Kraków to Warsaw, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $40 (€33) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Kraków to Warsaw tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.