Krakow to Warsaw

Krakow to Warsaw

  Oct 2, 2021, 24 trips (PLN 37 – PLN 0)

Other Options



4h First: 2:15 Last: 18:50

From PLN 37


50m First: 5:40 Last: 18:25

From PLN 136


3h 30m

From PLN 1,682

Krakow to Warsaw Schedule

Krakow to Warsaw Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Tranigo Comfort Any timePLN 1,682
FlixBus Economy 02:15 - 07:10PLN 37
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO391005:40 - 06:40PLN 395
FlixBus Economy 07:35 - 11:55PLN 55
FlixBus Economy 12:55 - 18:45PLN 74
FlixBus Economy 15:40 - 20:15PLN 55
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO390614:20 - 15:10PLN 444
FlixBus Economy 16:40 - 21:05PLN 46
Polonus Standard AC 17:35 - 22:20PLN 56
Local carrier Standard AC 17:35 - 22:20PLN 62
FlixBus Economy 18:50 - 23:10PLN 55
Lot Polish Airlines Economy #LO392418:25 - 19:15PLN 150

Transportation from Krakow to Warsaw

How to get from Krakow to Warsaw

When you want to get from Krakow to Warsaw, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about PLN 3,723. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as PLN 37.

How far is Krakow from Warsaw?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Krakow to Warsaw. Your trip will be a total of 218 miles (350 km). The flying distance is 168 miles (269 km).

How long does it take to get from Krakow to Warsaw?

The travel time from Krakow to Warsaw can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 19 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Krakow to Warsaw?

The cost of the trip from Krakow to Warsaw varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is FlixBus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as PLN 37 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as PLN 3,723.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Krakow to Warsaw:

  • Bus tickets - PLN 37 to PLN 83;
  • Plane tickets - PLN 143 to PLN 1,059;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from PLN 1,681 to PLN 3,726.

How many trips per day are there between Krakow and Warsaw?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Krakow to Warsaw depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 02:15 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:50. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Krakow to Warsaw any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Krakow to Warsaw. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is PLN 143.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Krakow to Warsaw
Lot Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Wizz Air


Taking a bus from Krakow to Warsaw is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Krakow to Warsaw. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as PLN 1,681.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Krakow to Warsaw

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Krakow to Warsaw? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.