The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Kraków will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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8 h 21 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Berlin for Kraków every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 527 km distance in an average of 8 h 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 18 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£35 (€40)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 8 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £35.
You can travel by train from Berlin to Kraków with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £35. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Kraków train.
Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Berlin and Kraków are the following:
The train from Berlin to Krakow takes between eight and ten hours. There are six departures a day, seven days a week, from early morning until around 10:30 p.m. at night. Some are direct, but others require a change at Warsaw Zachodnia. An alternative route is to take the afternoon train from Berlin to either Poznan or Stettin and make the onward journey by sleeper train. Routes are operated by Deutsche Bahn, the German national rail provider, and PKP, Polish State Railways.
Return journeys for trains from Krakow to Berlin are also available.
Berlin Hauptbahnhof station is a new station on the banks of the River Spree in central Berlin. There are frequent bus links with the airport, the city centre and surrounding areas as well as taxi ranks. Four lines of the S-Bahn run through the station. There is a night bus service all week and the U-Bahn operates 24/7 weekends.
Krakow is a charming old town of cobbled streets, historic buildings and the largest medieval square in Europe, Rynek Główny. Visitors to this historic Polish town will find plenty of attractions, museums and shopping, along with good restaurants and a lively nightlife.
Krakow Główny Station is ten minutes on foot from Krakow Old Town. This modern station, built underground, brings together the city's rail, bus and tram services. Trams run to Kazimierz in the city centre while bus services take visitors into the city and other popular destinations, such as Zakopane, Wieliczka and the Tatra Mountains. Taxis are available at ground level above the station. Night buses and trams operate seven days a week in Krakow.
Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Poland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Berlin to Kraków closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kraków to Berlin is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 26/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Kraków to Berlin train here.
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