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from Kraków to Warsaw

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

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Travel Information to Warsaw from Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$14 - $115
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $115 (€94) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNeobus Polska or Lot Polish Airlines

Travel 155 miles (250 km) by bus or flight to Warsaw from Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Neobus Polska or Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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 travel from Kraków to Warsaw?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Warsaw from Kraków is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Warsaw:

A bus is generally $101 (€82) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $115 (€94) from Kraków to Warsaw.

What is the fastest way from Kraków to Warsaw?

The fastest way from Kraków to Warsaw is by flight with an average journey time of 50 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 distance is approximately 155 miles (250 km) from Kraków to Warsaw.

Where do I depart from Kraków? Where do I arrive in Warsaw?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Kraków, Jubilat to Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.
  • Most travelers take a flight from John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice to Warsaw Chopin Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Kraków to Warsaw?

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:

  • Neobus Polska can get you to Warsaw by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Neobus Polska from Kraków to Warsaw for $14 (€12) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lot Polish Airlines for flights to Warsaw. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lot Polish Airlines Kraków to Warsaw tickets on Omio for $115 (€94).
Where should I go next after I travel from Kraków to Warsaw?
Your trip from Kraków to Warsaw doesn't have to end in Warsaw. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Gdańsk. If you’d like to add Berlin, Prague or Gdańsk to your Kraków to Warsaw tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Warsaw today!
How far in advance should I book my Kraków to Warsaw one way ticket online to get 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 bus ticket for this route is costing $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $115 (€94) 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.

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