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Duration 15h 59m
Distance 760.4 km
Average price -1€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kraków and Ilmenau takes 15h 59m and the fastest train takes 12h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Kraków to Ilmenau. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Wroclaw Glowny
  3. Goerlitz
  4. Dresden-Neustadt
  5. Erfurt Hbf
  6. Ilmenau
14h 27m

Kraków to Ilmenau train times

Trains run four times a day between Kraków and Ilmenau. The service departs Kraków at 17:24 in the afternoon, which arrives into Ilmenau at 11:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 15h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Ilmenau. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Ilmenau via Wroclaw Glowny, Zgorzelec, Goerlitz, Dresden-Neustadt and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Kraków and Ilmenau is 643 km. The road distance is 760.4 km.

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

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Kraków to Ilmenau train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, arrive at Ilmenau station.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Ilmenau. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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