I am currently trying to decide our mode of transportation between Prague to Krakow. Our initial plan was to take a late flight out of Prague on September 9th (around 20:00) via LOT airlines, with a layover in Warsaw. I had opted against an overnight train as we will be taking one three days later, when we travel from Krakow to Eger, Hungary. I was trying to limit our time on the overnight trains because I have read that many people do not get much sleep. All of our days are packed with sightseeing, and I don’t want to make ourselves miserable due to a lack of sleep.
The one-way flight for 2 was previously around $350, but has jumped in the last week to over $650 USD!! That option is now out.
I found a budget airline that flies directly from Prague to Krakow (click4sky.com). Unfortunately, unlike most budget airlines, they do not offer one way tickets. Two roundtrip tickets would cost about $430 USD.
Anyways, I am trying to decide now if we should just take the overnight train and risk being tired for our first day of sightseeing in Krakow, or spend the extra money for the flight in order to have one less exhausting day of travel. (If there is a bus option, that is also out as my husband gets motion sickness on bus rides). Are the sleeper trains that bad? What has been your experience? Also, what would the approximate cost be for two adults on the train from Prague to Krakow? Thank you for your help!