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Duration 11h 37m
Distance 685.9 km
Average price 140€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Kraków and Jena takes 11h 37m. There is at least one train per day from Kraków to Jena. 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. Zabrze
  3. Berlin Hbf
  4. Erfurt Hbf
  5. Jena
10h 59m
78€ - 177€

Kraków to Jena train times

Trains run once daily between Kraków and Jena. The service departs Kraków at 08:43 in the morning, which arrives into Jena at 20:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraków to Jena. However, there are services departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Jena West via Zabrze, Berlin Hbf and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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The distance between Kraków and Jena is 598 km. The road distance is 685.9 km.

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

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Kraków to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Jena West station.

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