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There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Oświęcim by train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Oswiecim Ec

85 zł - 150 zł

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Train via Ostrava  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bohumin Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Oswiecim Ec

55 zł - 203 zł

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Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Prague to Oświęcim 496.1 km

200 zł - 300 zł

Fly, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Krakow (KRK) PRG - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Bronowice to Oswiecim

162 zł - 328 zł

Prague to Oświęcim by train

The train journey time between Prague and Oświęcim is around 6h 12m and covers a distance of around 431 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), the Prague to Oświęcim train service departs from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Oswiecim. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Oświęcim train schedules

Czech Republic → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia, Australia, Georgia and Cyprus

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Czech Republic

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Czech Republic
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia, Australia and Canada
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Czech Republic.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

The social distance requirement in Oświęcim is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from Poland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Oświęcim is to train via Ostrava which costs 310 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Oświęcim is to drive which costs 1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč and takes 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Oswiecim. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 4m.

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It is 342 km from Prague to Oświęcim. It is approximately 496.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Prague to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs 500 Kč - 850 Kč.

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The train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Oswiecim takes 6h 4m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Prague to Oświęcim train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Prague to Oświęcim train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Oświęcim is 496 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Prague to Oświęcim.

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  • Distance: 341.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Oświęcim, Lesser Poland?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Oswiecim once daily. Tickets cost 85 zł - 150 zł and the journey takes 6h 4m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40 zł - 430 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 zł - 1 400 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
1 200 zł - 2 400 zł
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 zł - 150 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
85 zł - 110 zł
Business
120 zł - 150 zł
1st Class
120 zł - 150 zł
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70 zł - 130 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
70 zł - 90 zł
Business
100 zł - 130 zł
1st Class
100 zł - 130 zł
Train from Bohumin to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14 zł - 25 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
14 zł - 18 zł
Business
20 zł - 24 zł
1st Class
20 zł - 25 zł
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 zł - 180 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
45 zł - 70 zł
Economy Plus
70 zł - 110 zł
Business
90 zł - 130 zł
Premium
120 zł - 180 zł
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 zł - 150 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
95 zł - 150 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Bronowice to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9 zł - 14 zł
Website
Polregio

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