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Berlin - Krakow Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 28 intercity buses per day from Berlin to Krakow. Traveling by bus from Berlin to Krakow usually takes around 9 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance329 mi (530 km)
Shortest duration8h 5m
Cheapest price$34.46
Trips per day19
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Krakow?

Bus tickets for a trip from Berlin to Krakow cost $50.47 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Berlin to Krakow, mark your calendar for November. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $59. However, taking the bus from Berlin to Krakow during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $78. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Berlin to Krakow?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Berlin to Krakow that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 27 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus279h 25m$76.26
Sindbad110h 10m$107.05
  • 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 27 trips from Berlin to Krakow, and usually makes the trip in about 9 hours and 25 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

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 25 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am 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.

There are 28 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Krakow every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 19 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 $80.26.

City Information

Berlin

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?

Main departure station: Südkreuz

Buses to Krakow leave from 8 stations in Berlin.

All bus stations in Berlin:

  • Südkreuz

  • Central Bus Station

  • Alt-Tegel Bus Stop

  • Berlin Wannsee

  • Gare Centrale De Berlin

  • Berlin Messedamm

  • Puschkinallee

  • Alexanderplatz

Where does the bus arrive in Krakow?

Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Krakow.

Bus stations in Krakow:

  • ul. Bosacka 18

  • Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station

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