How to travel from Madrid to Kraków

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from Madrid to Kraków

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

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To get from Madrid to Kraków on Oct 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport5h20 08:50PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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03:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport8h15 11:45PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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03:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport16h40 08:10AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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03:30PMMadrid Barajas Airport19h50 11:20AMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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Travel Information from Madrid to Kraków

distanceDistance1318 miles (2125 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $608
fastestFastest modeFlight • $608 (€584) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 1318 miles (2125 km) to Kraków from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Kraków.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Kraków 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 Madrid to Kraków.
FAQs

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Kraków, Poland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Poland if coming from Spain?

Entry into Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kraków if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Kraków, Poland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Poland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Kraków.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Poland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Kraków, Poland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Kraków?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Kraków here.

You can travel from Madrid to Kraków 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Kraków is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A bus is $605 (€581) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Kraków costing on average $608 (€584).

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a train to Kraków, which costs on average $6 (€6) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Madrid to Kraków is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Kraków by train can take on average 45 h 46 min.

You should expect to travel around 1318 miles (2125 km) between Madrid and Kraków.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Kraków is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Kraków:

  • You can go to Kraków from Madrid by plane with Lot Polish Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $608 (€584) with Lot Polish Airlines from Madrid to Kraków on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair.

Direct services to Kraków 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.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $608 (€584) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $6 (€6) one way.

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

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