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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity coaches per day from Budapest to Krakow. Traveling by coach from Budapest to Krakow usually takes around 8 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance182 mi (293 km)
Shortest duration6h 45m
Cheapest price£12.01
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Budapest to Krakow?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Budapest to Krakow. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus188h 28m£29.30
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    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 18 trips from Budapest to Krakow, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 28 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Budapest to Krakow during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride from Budapest to Krakow?

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 182 miles from Budapest to Krakow. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Krakow. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Budapest?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Budapest to Krakow, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Krakow are there per day?

There are 18 scheduled coaches that travel from Budapest to Krakow every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Budapest to Krakow; ticket prices start at £23.64.

City Information

Budapest

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As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.

If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.

The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Budapest?

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Main departure station: Üllői út 131

The station at Üllői út 131 is Budapest's centre of intercity coach transport, plus a hub for local bus and subway services that run through the Népliget station. The station itself is large and spacious, so you can expect to find public restrooms as well as a comfortable waiting area with seats. The station's location is slightly south of Budapest's inner city, but there are still many cafes and hotels in the area since the immense People's Park and the MVM Dome are on either side of the station. Many of Budapest's local buses stop here, along with intercity service on lines including FlixBus and Slovak Lines.

All coach stations in Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131

  • Airport Terminal 2A

  • Etele tér

  • Mexikói út

Where does the coach arrive in Krakow?

Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18

Coaches arrive in Krakow at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Krakow:

  • ul. Bosacka 18

  • Kraków Borek Fałęcki

  • Krakow Czyzyny Bus Station

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