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Warsaw - Kraków Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 26 intercity buses per day from Warsaw to Kraków. Traveling by bus from Warsaw to Kraków usually takes around 4 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance157 mi (252 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$7.55
Trips per day26
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Warsaw to Kraków?

Bus tickets for a trip from Warsaw to Kraków cost $12.46 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Warsaw to Kraków is usually cheapest in March, when the average ticket price is only $14. If you're planning to take the bus from Warsaw to Kraków during June, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $18. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Warsaw to Kraków?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Warsaw to Kraków. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus264h 17m$14.11
  • 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 26 trips from Warsaw to Krakow, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 17 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 157 miles from Warsaw to Kraków. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Warsaw to Kraków, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 26 scheduled buses that travel from Warsaw to Kraków every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Warsaw to Kraków without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Warsaw to Kraków; ticket prices start at $17.47.

City Information

Warsaw

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Warsaw?

Aleje Jerozolimskie 144  - PLWRADEFLX2-0

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Main departure station: Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

Buses to Kraków leave from 5 stations in Warsaw.

All bus stations in Warsaw:

  • Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

  • Chopina

  • ul. Kasprowicza 145

  • Włościańska 39

  • Warszawa Srodmiescie

Where does the bus arrive in Kraków?

Main arrival station: ul. Bosacka 18

All buses from Warsaw arrive at one main station in Krakow.

All bus stations in Kraków:

  • ul. Bosacka 18

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