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There are 29 intercity coaches per day from Warsaw to Krakow. Traveling by coach from Warsaw to Krakow usually takes around 4 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||157 mi (252 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 50m|
|Trips per day||29|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a coach ticket from Warsaw to Krakow?
£8.60 is the average price of a bus ticket from Warsaw to Krakow. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £10 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Warsaw to Krakow in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £14 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 16 days in advance to save £5.95 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.
What coach companies travel from Warsaw to Krakow?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Warsaw to Krakow. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 29 trips from Warsaw to Krakow, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 25 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
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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.
The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 157 miles from Warsaw to Krakow. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Warsaw to Krakow, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
There are 29 scheduled coaches that travel from Warsaw to Krakow every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Warsaw to Krakow without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Warsaw to Krakow; ticket prices start at £13.75.
A historic city with a rich cultural heritage, Warsaw is a famous destination for culturally-inclined tourists. One of the city’s most popular attractions is the Old Town quarter, which has been recognized as a World Heritage Site. Filled with rebuilt buildings that mimic 14th-century houses, the area offers an interesting look into the city’s past. It also houses plenty of restaurants, cafés, and shops, so don’t hesitate to check these places out. For those interested in the history of the Jewish people in Poland, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews boasts eye-opening exhibitions. For nature-lovers, don’t miss out on the Łazienki Królewskie Museum, which features various gardens for you to explore.
The city is considered the best destination in Poland for foodies. Some famous local favorites include Stolica and Restauracja Polska Różana, both of which offer amazing Polish dishes. For a more affordable option, Prasowy is a good choice.
Warszawa Centralna is the main trail station in the city. The main bus station is located right outside the Warszawa Zachodnia train station at al. Jerozolimskie 144. For air services, the city is served by the Warsaw Chopin Airport, 6.1 miles from the city, and the Warsaw-Modlin Airport, 22 miles north of it.
Where does the coach leave from in Warsaw?
Main departure station: Aleje Jerozolimskie 144
Coaches to Krakow leave from 4 stations in Warsaw.
All coach stations in Warsaw:
Aleje Jerozolimskie 144
ul. Kasprowicza 145
Where does the coach arrive in Krakow?
Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Krakow.
Coach stations in Krakow:
ul. Bosacka 18
Kraków Borek Fałęcki
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