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There are 5 ways to get from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim R / ...

10 zł - 65 zł

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Kraków to Chrzanów 93
  2. Take the train from Chrzanow Srodmiescie to Oswiecim R / ...

64 zł - 141 zł

Train via Trzebinia  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Trzebinia R / ...
  2. Take the train from Trzebinia to Oswiecim R / ...

14 zł - 119 zł

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum 67.5 km

220 zł - 280 zł

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum 67.5 km

28 zł - 45 zł

Kraków → Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is to drive which costs 28 zł - 45 zł and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is to taxi which costs 220 zł - 280 zł and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Oswiecim. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Kraków and Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is 54 km. The road distance is 67.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 10 zł - 65 zł.

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The train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum train services, operated by Polregio, depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum train services, operated by Polregio, arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is 68 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

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  • Distance: 54.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Poland?

Polregio operates a train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim every 3 hours. Tickets cost 10 zł - 15 zł and the journey takes 1h 50m. PKP Intercity also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10 zł - 15 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Chrzanow Srodmiescie to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5 zł - 9 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Krakow Glowny to Trzebinia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 zł - 11 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Trzebinia to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 zł - 9 zł
Website
Polregio
PKP Intercity

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 Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
45 zł - 65 zł
Train from Chrzanow Srodmiescie to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Train from Krakow Glowny to Trzebinia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Trzebinia to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Krakow Glowny to Trzebinia
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Trzebinia
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14 zł - 40 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
14 zł - 17 zł
Business
19 zł - 21 zł
Premium
30 zł - 40 zł
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Kraków to Chrzanów
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55 zł - 85 zł
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
Taxi from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
220 zł - 280 zł
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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