There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Kraków by train, bus, car, subway, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny Ec / ...

$18 - $27

6 alternative options

Bus RegioJet  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 RegioJet / ...

$18 - $55

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA 913 / ...

$30 - $55

Bus Regabus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague Želivského to Krakow 145 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Kraków 335 miles

$60 - $90

Subway, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK

$91 - $338

Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Kraków Eurobusways

$110 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to train which costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Kraków is to subway and fly which costs 1 900 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Kraków, Kraków MDA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Krakow Glowny. Services depart twice daily, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Prague and Kraków is 394 km. The road distance is 536 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Kraków without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 390 Kč - 600 Kč.

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The train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny takes 6 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Prague to Kraków bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Kraków.
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  • Distance: 246 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Kraków, Poland?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Kraków once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 36 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Kraków via Brno, AN u hotelu Grand in around 8 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Business
$24 - $27
Premium
$35 - $50
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Brno - Benešova
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $23
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague Želivského to Krakow
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Kraków
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33 - $37
Schedules at
agat.eu
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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