Warsaw to Krakow

Warsaw to Krakow

  Oct 2, 2021, 22 trips (PLN 32 – PLN 0)

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4h First: 0:20 Last: 23:59

From PLN 32


55m First: 12:15 Last: 17:40

From PLN 202


3h 30m

From PLN 1,682

Warsaw to Krakow Schedule

Warsaw to Krakow Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
FlixBus Economy 00:20 - 04:45PLN 55
Tranigo Comfort Any timePLN 1,682
Polonus Standard AC 06:50 - 11:40PLN 56
FlixBus Economy 08:20 - 12:45PLN 69
FlixBus Economy 10:20 - 14:50PLN 41
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO390512:15 - 13:10PLN 202
FlixBus Economy 12:10 - 17:40PLN 64
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO391914:20 - 15:15PLN 676
FlixBus Economy 15:30 - 19:55PLN 37
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO392316:10 - 17:05PLN 350
FlixBus Economy 23:59 - 04:45PLN 69

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 PLN 3,723 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere PLN 37.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 18 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 50m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 17h 25m to reach Krakow.

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

Travelling between Warsaw and Krakow can be as cheap as PLN 37 if you opt for a FlixBus bus and as expensive as PLN 3,723 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 ?

  • 1 by flight from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 11:50 Krakow Airport until 11:50 Krakow Airport
  • 1 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 06:10 Krakow Airport until 22:50 Krakow Airport
  • 1 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 00:15 Krakow Bus Station until 23:59 Krakow Bus Station

1 from Warsaw to Krakow starting from 00:00 Krakow Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Krakow 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 PLN 216.

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, Wizz Air


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, 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