The cheapest trains from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

£30

Average

£42

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 £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 30.

Cheapest
18:43Berlin9h06 03:49Kraków Główny
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£301One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:37Berlin7h17 17:54Kraków Główny
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£541One-way

Timetable Berlin to Kraków

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10:37Berlin7h17 17:54Kraków Główny
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18:43Berlin9h06 03:49Kraków Główny
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Mon
26 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
£21Flixbus
£173Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
27 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
£44Sindbad
£201Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
28 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
£146Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
29 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
£21Flixbus
£146Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
30 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
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£123Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
31 Jul
£30Deutsche Bahn
£21Flixbus
£201Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
1 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£51Sindbad
£173Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
2 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£21Flixbus
£102Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
3 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£44Sindbad
£102Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
4 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£44Sindbad
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
5 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£49Sindbad
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
6 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£54Sindbad
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
7 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£54Sindbad
£173Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
8 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn with connection
£51Sindbad
£123Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
9 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
10 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
11 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
12 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
13 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18Flixbus
£85Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
14 Aug
£30Deutsche Bahn
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£123Lot Polish Airlines

The fastest trains from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

7 h 17 m

Average

8 h 11 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

527 km

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 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 6 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.

Fastest
10:37Berlin7h17 17:54Kraków Główny
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£541One-way
2nd Fastest
18:43Berlin9h06 03:49Kraków Główny
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£301One-way

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Train Information to Kraków from Berlin

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £30.

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Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Kraków

You can travel by train from Berlin to Kraków with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £30. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Berlin and Kraków in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Berlin and Kraków on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Berlin to Kraków is 327 miles (527 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Berlin and Kraków start at £30.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Berlin to Kraków:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Train from Berlin to Krakow: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Berlin

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.

Getting into Krakow by Train

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.

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Trains from Berlin to Kraków
Travel by train to Kraków easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Kraków.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Berlin to Kraków?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Kraków, Poland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Poland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Poland from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Kraków, Poland?

When travelling in Poland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Kraków from Berlin before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Kraków, Poland?

Return travel from Poland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Kraków?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Kraków?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/07/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Kraków.

How much does a cheap train between Berlin and Kraków cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Berlin and Kraków for the next 7 days starting from £30  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Berlin to Kraków on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Berlin and Kraków is £30  one way.
What is the distance from Berlin to Kraków by train?
The distance to Kraków from Berlin by train is approximately 327 miles (527 km).
What is the average Berlin to Kraków train duration?
The Berlin to Kraków train duration is on average 9 h 6 min, which is to be expected when travelling 327 miles (527 km) from Berlin to Kraków. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train companies can take me to Kraków from Berlin?
Take the Berlin to Kraków train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Kraków from Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Berlin to Kraków direct trains?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Berlin to Kraków, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When is the earliest train from Berlin to Kraków? When is the last train from Berlin to Kraków?
The first Berlin to Kraków train departs at 08: 37   and the last train from Berlin to Kraków leaves at 16: 43. Check out the most up-to-date Berlin to Kraków train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Kraków from Berlin to get the best deals?
If you book Berlin to Kraków train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £30. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Berlin and Kraków. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Kraków
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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