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from Prague to Kraków

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Kraków on Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport1h10 07:20PMJohn Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice
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$441One-way
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08:18AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží7h02 03:20PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$161One-way
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09:00AMPrague7h50 04:50PMKraków
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$181One-way
09:00AMPrague7h50 04:50PMKraków
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$181One-way
09:00AMPrague7h40 04:40PMKraków
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$341One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$39ryanair sun
Mon
Jan 24
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19Flixbus
$296Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Jan 25
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17Infobus
$242Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$17RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Thu
Jan 27
$14RegioJet a.s.
$15Infobus
$49ryanair sun
Fri
Jan 28
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$19Flixbus
$199Lot Polish Airlines
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Jan 29
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$19Flixbus
$199Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$10ryanair sun
Mon
Jan 31
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$178Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
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$16Flixbus
$159Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
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$16Flixbus
$180Lot Polish Airlines
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Feb 3
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$16Infobus
$10ryanair sun
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Feb 4
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Feb 5
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$16Flixbus
$150Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 6
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$16Infobus
$10ryanair sun
Mon
Feb 7
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$18Flixbus
$159Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
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$16Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 9
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$16Flixbus
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Thu
Feb 10
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$16Infobus
$14ryanair sun
Fri
Feb 11
$27Leo Express
$19Flixbus
$157Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information to Kraków from Prague

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 6 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€131) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 243 miles (392 km) between Prague and Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lot Polish Airlines, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Kraków.

How to get from Prague to Kraków

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Prague to Kraków, 88,68% 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 Prague to Kraków 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.

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FAQs

Does Poland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Prague to Kraków?

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kraków from Prague restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kraków, Poland from Prague?

  • 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 8 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kraków, Poland?

The government of Poland 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Prague and Kraków closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Czechia from Kraków, Poland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Poland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Poland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Czechia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 1/20/22. 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 Prague from Kraków.

How do I reach Kraków from Prague?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Kraków from Prague. You can take a flight, bus or train.

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

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kraków:

A train is generally $143 (€119) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $157 (€131) from Prague to Kraków.

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Kraków, which costs on average $16 (€13) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Prague to Kraków?

The fastest way to get to Kraków from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Kraków can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kraków by bus can take on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 21 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Prague to Kraków?

The Prague to Kraków distance is around 243 miles (392 km).

How many services a day are there between Prague and Kraków?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Kraków is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in John Paul II International Airport Krakow Balice.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Kraków, Aleja Zygmunta Krasińskiego (Jubilat).

Which travel companies can take me from Prague to Kraków?

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

  • You can take a flight from Prague to Kraków with Lot Polish Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $157 (€131) with Lot Polish Airlines from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can take a bus from Prague to Kraków with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Flixbus from Prague to Kraków.
  • You can go to Kraków from Prague by train with RegioJet a. S. You'll see cheap train tickets for $14 (€12) with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Kraków on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Prague and Kraków?

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

  • You can take a direct train with Leo Express with 3 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Prague to Kraków?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Prague and Kraków online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $157 (€131) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $16 (€13) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $14 (€12) one way on average.

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