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Duration 6h 27m
Distance 425.7 km
Average price 220 zł
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kraków and Żary takes 6h 27m and the fastest train takes 5h 30m. The train service runs several times per day from Kraków to Żary. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Wrocław

  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Wroclaw Glowny
  3. Żary
7h
265 zł - 376 zł

Kraków to Żary train times

Trains run twice daily between Kraków and Żary. The earliest departure is at 10:11 in the morning, and the last departure from Kraków is at 15:08 which arrives into Żary at 22:03. All services require a transfer at WROCLAW GLOWNY and take an average of 6h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Kraków to Żary? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Żary. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Zary via Wroclaw Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Kraków and Żary is 380 km. The road distance is 425.7 km.

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Kraków to Żary train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków to Żary train services, operated by Koleje Dolnośląskie, arrive at Zary station.

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There are three+ hotels available in Żary. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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What companies run services between Kraków and Żary?

You can take a train from Kraków to Żary via Wroclaw Glowny in around 7h.
Train operators
PKP Intercity
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 80 zł

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 80 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
60 zł - 80 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Zary
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Train from Krakow Plaszow to Zielona Gora Glowna
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 110 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 110 zł
Train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Zary
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35 zł - 60 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 45 zł
1st Class
45 zł - 60 zł

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