How to travel from Zakopane to Kraków

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from Zakopane to Kraków

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zakopane to Kraków on Aug 13 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMZakopane2h14 11:14AMKraków
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03:15PMZakopane2h10 05:25PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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07:10PMZakopane2h14 09:24PMKraków
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08:15AMZakopane2h29 10:44AMKraków
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09:30AMZakopane2h14 11:44AMKraków
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Travel Information to Kraków from Zakopane

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 3 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€7) • 1 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesInfobus

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 54 miles (87 km) between Zakopane and Kraków. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Infobus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Zakopane to Kraków.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zakopane to Kraków

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 Zakopane to Kraków.

There are 4 travel options from Zakopane to Kraków: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Kraków is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Kraków:

A train is generally $2 (€2) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $7 (€7) from Zakopane to Kraków.

The quickest way to travel between Zakopane and Kraków is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 54 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Kraków by train can take on average 3 h 54 min.

The distance from Zakopane to Kraków is approximately 54 miles (87 km).

The average frequency per day from Zakopane to Kraków is:

  • Around 13 buses per day.
  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zakopane to 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 from Zakopane to Kraków:

  • Buses from Zakopane to Kraków most often leave from Zakopane, Zakopiański Dworzec Autobusowy and arrive in Kraków, Prokocim Szpital.

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

  • You can go to Kraków from Zakopane by bus with Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $7 (€7) with Infobus from Zakopane to Kraków on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Infobus, PKS Polonus or Euroticket with 13 direct buses 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 from Zakopane to Kraków.

Looking to extend your trip from Zakopane to Kraków? Many Omio customers who go from Zakopane to Kraków usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Warsaw, Prague or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Warsaw, Prague or Berlin from Kraków, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $7 (€7) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€5) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zakopane to Kraków 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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