Berlin to Kraków train

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£35

Average

£46

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:41Berlin9h38 21:19Kraków
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£351One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:15Berlin9h39 12:54Kraków
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£351One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:39Berlin7h13 16:52Kraków
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£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:51Berlin7h09 16:00Kraków
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£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:35Berlin7h25 16:00Kraków
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£531One-way

Train schedule Berlin to Kraków

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 May
Deutsche Bahn
03:15Berlin9h39 12:54Kraków
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Deutsche Bahn
08:35Berlin7h25 16:00Kraków
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Deutsche Bahn
08:51Berlin7h09 16:00Kraków
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Deutsche Bahn
09:39Berlin7h13 16:52Kraków
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:41Berlin9h38 21:19Kraków
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Fastest train times from Berlin to Kraków

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 9 m

Average

8 h 12 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

527 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Berlin for Kraków every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
08:51Berlin7h09 16:00Kraków
0 changes
£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:39Berlin7h13 16:52Kraków
0 changes
£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:35Berlin7h25 16:00Kraków
0 changes
£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:41Berlin9h38 21:19Kraków
0 changes
£351One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:15Berlin9h39 12:54Kraków
0 changes
£351One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Kraków

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £33.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Berlin to Kraków

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Kraków. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £33

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

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

Can I enter Poland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

All travellers in Poland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Kraków as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Kraków is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin from Kraków restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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:

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

Last checked on 22/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Kraków closer to your date of departure here.

You can find a cheap train from Berlin to Kraków for some dates and times for as low as £33  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Berlin and Kraków is £39  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Berlin to Kraków via train to be approximately 327 miles (527 km).
The Berlin to Kraków train duration is on average 7 h 25 min, which is to be expected when travelling 327 miles (527 km) between Berlin and Kraków. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Take the Berlin to Kraków train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Berlin to Kraków as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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 route.
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.
You can take the first train from Berlin to Kraków at 04: 43   or take the last train from Berlin to Kraków leaving at 11: 48. Look for the latest Berlin Kraków train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find a train from Berlin to Kraków to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Kraków train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Kraków
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your trip between Berlin and Kraków.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7

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