How to travel from Prague to Kraków

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from Prague to Kraków

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

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To get from Prague to Kraków on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:18AMPrague6h32 04:50PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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181One-way
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02:00PMPrague8h30 10:30PMKraków
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08:00PMPrague7h30 03:30AMKraków
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12:00PMPrague7h55 07:55PMKraków
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12:00PMPrague7h55 07:55PMKraków
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251One-way

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Travel Information to Kraków from Prague

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $28 (€26) • 6 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€30) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ryanair sun or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 243 miles (392 km) from Prague to Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, ryanair sun or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Kraków, Poland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Kraków from Prague restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. 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.

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Poland is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Prague from Kraków restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Kraków closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Prague to Kraków including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Kraków is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€26) compared to other travel options to Kraków:

Taking a train is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a bus to Kraków, which costs on average $42 (€40) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $4 (€4) less than taking a flight to Kraków, which costs on average $31 (€30) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Kraków from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Kraków can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 32 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Kraków is:

  • 9 buses a day.
  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Prague to Kraków most often leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.
  • Flights mostly depart from Prague Vaclav Havel 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 Prague to Kraków:

  • You can travel by bus between Prague and Kraków with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Prague to Kraków tickets for $42 (€40) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Prague and Kraków with ryanair sun, and you can find ryanair sun Prague to Kraków tickets for $31 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Kraków from Prague by train with RegioJet a. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€26) with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Kraków.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Kraków with Flixbus, Infobus or Vilartrans with 4 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Kraków with.

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 traveling from Prague to Kraków don't make Kraków their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Kraków are Warsaw, Berlin or Budapest, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kraków to any of these top destinations today!

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:

  • Bus tickets are costing $42 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $31 (€30) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $28 (€26) 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.

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