Warsaw to Krakow

Warsaw to Krakow

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Transportation from Warsaw to Krakow

How to get from Warsaw to Krakow

Travelling between Warsaw and Krakow is possible by Flight, bus and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 898.44 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 5.99.

How long does it take to get from Warsaw to Krakow?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 21 hours to travel between Warsaw and Krakow depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Warsaw and Krakow. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 20h 20m to reach Krakow.

How much does it cost to get from Warsaw to Krakow?

Travelling between Warsaw and Krakow can be as cheap as EUR 5.99 if you opt for a FlixBus bus and as expensive as EUR 898.44 if you buy a Tranigo taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Warsaw and Krakow ?

  • 9 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 00:20 Warsaw Chopin Airport until 23:59 Warsaw Bus Station West
  • 4 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 07:30 Warsaw Chopin Airport until 23:05 Warsaw Chopin Airport

3 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 00:00 Warsaw Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Warsaw Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Warsaw to Krakow.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Warsaw to Krakow, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 35.25.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Warsaw and Krakow

Lot Polish Airlines


Travelling from Warsaw to Krakow overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Warsaw and Krakow

FlixBus, Local carrier, Polonus


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Warsaw and Krakow


What is the most popular transport to get from Warsaw to Krakow?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus