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Krakow - Kyiv Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 26 intercity buses per day from Krakow to Kyiv. Traveling by bus from Krakow to Kyiv usually takes around 17 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Ecolines bus can make the trip in 14 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance468 mi (753 km)
Shortest duration14h 10m
Cheapest price$42.17
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

What bus companies travel from Krakow to Kyiv?

There are 3 bus lines from Krakow to Kyiv available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 20 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ecolines415h 3m$53.11
FlixBus2018h 28m$69.78
Sindbad415h 17m$64.84
  • Ecolines is a Latvian long-distance bus company with an extensive network connecting Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. They offer routes to popular destinations in countries like Poland, Germany, and the Netherlands, providing reliable transportation. Ecolines prioritizes passenger comfort by equipping their buses with amenities like air conditioning, power outlets, and Wi-Fi. On longer trips, passengers can enjoy personal entertainment devices, and stewards are available onboard for assistance, ensuring a seamless travel experience.

  • 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 20 trips from Krakow to Kyiv, and usually makes the trip in about 18 hours and 28 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 Kyiv departing from Krakow usually takes 15 hours and 17 minutes, and most trips arrive at Kyiv Bus Station Tsentralnyi in Kyiv.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 17 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 753 kilometers from Krakow to Kyiv. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 hours and 10 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.

"Because many passengers travel from Krakow to Kyiv at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Krakow to Kyiv, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 26 scheduled buses that travel from Krakow to Kyiv every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Krakow?

Main departure station: ul. Bosacka 18

Krakow has two bus stations with service to Kyiv.

All bus stations in Krakow:

  • ul. Bosacka 18

  • Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Kyiv?

Main arrival station: Kyiv Bus Station Tsentralnyi

Buses arrive in Kyiv at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Kyiv:

  • Kyiv Bus Station Tsentralnyi

  • Druzhby Narodiv Blvd

  • Kyiv Akademmistechko Bus Stop

  • Kyiv vydubychi Bs

  • Prospekt Peremogy, 142

  • Kiev Symona Petlyury St

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