There are 4 ways to get from Kraków to Oświęcim by train, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 1h 32m
10 zł - 65 zł
3 alternative options
Rideshare • 1h 18m
Taxi • 53 min
220 zł - 270 zł
Drive • 53 min
26 zł - 40 zł
Kraków to Oświęcim by train
The train journey time between Kraków and Oświęcim is around 1h 40m and covers a distance of around 64 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 20m. Operated by Polregio and PKP Intercity, the Kraków to Oświęcim train service departs from Krakow Glowny and arrives in Oswiecim. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
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Kraków to Oświęcim train schedules
Trains departing Thursday, July 29, 2021
Trains departing Friday, July 30, 2021
Trains departing Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oświęcim is 800 190 590.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oświęcim is mandatory.
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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Kraków to Oświęcim is to rideshare, which costs 11 zł and takes 1h 18m.
The quickest way to get from Kraków to Oświęcim is to taxi which costs 220 zł - 270 zł and takes 53 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Oswiecim. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 32m.
The distance between Kraków and Oświęcim is 52 km. The road distance is 66.3 km.
The best way to get from Kraków to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs 10 zł - 65 zł.
The train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim takes 1h 32m including transfers and departs every four hours.
Kraków to Oświęcim train services, operated by Polregio, depart from Krakow Glowny station.
Kraków to Oświęcim train services, operated by Polregio, arrive at Oswiecim station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Oświęcim is 66 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Kraków to Oświęcim.
There are 11+ hotels available in Oświęcim. Prices start at 500 zł per night.
What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Oświęcim, Lesser Poland?
Polregio operates a train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim every 4 hours. Tickets cost 10 zł - 15 zł and the journey takes 1h 32m. PKP Intercity also services this route 3 times a day.
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.
Train from Krakow Glowny to Oswiecim
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 8m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- 35 zł - 65 zł
- PKP Intercity
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- Poland Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- 35 zł - 50 zł
- 1st Class
- 45 zł - 65 zł
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Krakow to Oswiecim
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 18m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- 11 zł
- Book at
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