The cheapest trains from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£35

Average

£44

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.

Cheapest
18:43Berlin Hbf9h25 04:08Kraków
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£351One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:37Berlin Hbf7h18 17:55Kraków
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£531One-way

Timetable Berlin to Kraków

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10:37Berlin Hbf7h18 17:55Kraków
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18:43Berlin Hbf9h25 04:08Kraków
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Wed
27 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£138Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
£138Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£138Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£156Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£123Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
£101Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£43Sindbad
£109Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
4 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
£109Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
£109Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£138Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
£109Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£49Sindbad
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
9 Nov
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£37Sindbad
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
11 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
13 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
£123Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
14 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£52Sindbad
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Mon
15 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£84Eurowings
Tue
16 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
£96Lot Polish Airlines

The fastest trains from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

7 h 18 m

Average

8 h 21 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 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.

Fastest
10:37Berlin Hbf7h18 17:55Kraków
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£531One-way
2nd Fastest
18:43Berlin Hbf9h25 04:08Kraków
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£351One-way

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Train Information to Kraków from Berlin

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

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Deutsche Bahn Berlin – Kraków

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

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:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips

    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
    What are the travel restrictions for Kraków, Poland if I'm coming from Berlin, Germany by train?

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

    Is international entry into Kraków from Berlin restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 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?

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

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

    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.

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

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kraków to Berlin is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Poland?

    Reentry to 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?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

    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.

    How much do cheap trains to Kraków from Berlin cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Kraków for as low as £35  for the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of train tickets from Berlin to Kraków?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Berlin to Kraków train prices are on average £35  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Berlin to Kraków?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Kraków from Berlin via train to be approximately 327 miles (527 km).
    How long is the train to Kraków from Berlin?
    On average the train from Berlin to Kraków duration is 8 h 52 min  for the 327 miles (527 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which train providers can take me from Berlin to Kraków?
    When taking a train from Berlin to Kraków, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Kraków. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Berlin to Kraków and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Is there a direct train from Berlin to Kraków?
    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Berlin to Kraków. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    How many trains per day are there between Berlin and Kraków?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Berlin to Kraków. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Berlin to Kraków? When is the last train from Berlin to Kraków?
    You can take the first train from Berlin to Kraków at 04: 43   or take the last train from Berlin to Kraków leaving at 17: 43. Look for the latest Berlin Kraków train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    When should I book Berlin Kraków train tickets to score 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 £35. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Berlin to 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.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Berlin
    Kraków
    Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Kraków.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
    Connections to/from station
    U-Bahn lines: U5
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
    Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
    S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
    Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10