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There are 24 intercity buses per day from Berlin to Krakow. Traveling by bus from Berlin to Krakow usually takes around 9 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||329 mi (530 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 5m|
|Trips per day||15|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Krakow?
The average price for a bus ticket to Krakow is $42.88, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Berlin. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$32 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Berlin to Krakow in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$79 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Berlin to Krakow?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Berlin to Krakow that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 24 scheduled trips per day.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 24 trips from Berlin to Krakow, and usually makes the trip in about 9 hours and 40 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Sindbad is a Polish bus company that began its service in 1983. Its fleet of over 120 modern, comfortable coaches connects destinations across Europe. Passengers have access to onboard Wi-Fi and entertainment, air conditioning, restrooms, and beverages. A Sindbad trip to Krakow departing from Berlin usually takes 10 hours and 10 minutes, and most trips arrive at ul. Bosacka 18 in Krakow.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Berlin to Krakow during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Berlin to Krakow?
The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 530 kilometers from Berlin to Krakow. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Berlin to Krakow for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Krakow, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Berlin?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Berlin to Krakow, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Krakow are there per day?
There are 24 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Krakow every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 15 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Berlin to Krakow; ticket prices start at $51.42.
Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.
Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.
The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?
Main departure station: Südkreuz
Buses to Krakow leave from 4 stations in Berlin.
All bus stations in Berlin:
Central Bus Station
Alt-Tegel Bus Stop
Where does the bus arrive in Krakow?
Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18
Buses arrive in Krakow at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Krakow:
ul. Bosacka 18
Kraków Borek Fałęcki
Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station
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