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Duration 3h
Distance 291.9 km
Average price 170 zł
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kraków and Varsovia takes 3h and the fastest train takes 2h 17m. There is a train service every few hours from Kraków to Varsovia. 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

  1. Krakow Glowny
  2. Varsovia
2h 18m
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45 zł - 85 zł

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Kraków to Varsovia? 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Warszawa Zachodnia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Kraków and Varsovia is 250 km. The road distance is 291.9 km.

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

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Kraków to Varsovia train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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There are 1951+ hotels available in Varsovia. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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What companies run services between Kraków and Varsovia?

PKP Intercity operates a train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia hourly. Tickets cost 45 zł - 85 zł and the journey takes 2h 13m.
Train operators
PKP Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 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 Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 85 zł
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 zł - 300 zł

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 zł - 300 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Czech Railways (ČD)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 95 zł
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 95 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Business
80 zł - 95 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 95 zł

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