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There are 4 ways to get from Balice to Oświęcim by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Mydlniki to Oswiecim R

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Oswiecim Ks

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balice to Oświęcim 36.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Balice to Oświęcim 36.6 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Balice to Oświęcim is to train which costs 18 zł - 26 zł and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balice to Oświęcim is to taxi which costs 150 zł - 190 zł and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Balice to Oświęcim. However, there are services departing from Krakow Airport and arriving at Oswiecim via Krakow Mydlniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Balice and Oświęcim is 42 km. The road distance is 58.5 km.

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The best way to get from Balice to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 18 zł - 26 zł.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Balice to Oświęcim, including transfers.

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Balice to Oświęcim train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Mydlniki station.

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Balice to Oświęcim train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balice to Oświęcim is 58 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Balice to Oświęcim.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Oświęcim. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Balice, Małopolskie, Poland and Oświęcim, Małopolskie, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Balice to Oświęcim hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Mydlniki to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Katowice to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kraków, Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Balice to Oświęcim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Radio Taxi Wawel
Phone
+48 12 266 66 66
Website
waweltaxi.pl
MPT Radio taxi
Phone
+48 12 647 20 42
Website
radiotaximpt.krakow.pl
Dwójki Radio Taxi
Phone
+48 12 422 22 22
Website
taxi.krakow.pl

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