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Leo Express
16:006h10
Prague hlavní nádraží
22:10Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
21 1One-way
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Leo Express
16:076h03
Praha-Libeň
22:10Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
21 1One-way
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RegioJet a.s.
21:567h09
Prague hlavní nádraží
05:05Kraków Główny
24 1One-way
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Trains to Krakow

Poland's second largest city happens to be more charming, historically significant and better preserved than the country's capital. It also enjoys excellent, fast rail links with trains arriving from Warsaw, as well as from Wroclaw and Lodz. InterCity trains depart Warsaw every hour and take around 2.5 hours. There are several services from Wroclaw each day which take around 3.5 hours. Visitors can also reach Krakow from neighbouring countries by taking an overnight train. These depart each evening from Budapest, Prague, Vienna and Berlin.

Which is the main train station in Krakow?

Krakow Central Railway Station (Dworzec Główny PKP) is the city's main train station. The station is conveniently located near to the Old Town in the heart of Krakow, just a couple of minutes walk to the main square, sites and shops. This ultra-modern station is the hub for urban and suburban trains as well as for national and international train services.

Which train companies offer trains to Krakow?

Most national rail services and some international services in Poland are operated by Polish State Railways (Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA), especially the intercity services. Regional services are operated by Przewozy Regionalne. Some of the rail services from international cities are operated by other state providers, including Ö BB Nightjet for services from Austria and Deutsche Bahn for trains from Germany.

Why travel by train to Krakow?

With excellent frequent links from other major cities, both national and international, rail is the most efficient way to reach Krakow. The central location of the city's modern railway station also makes life easy for visitors. Rail travel in Poland is also affordable, especially when compared to many other European countries.

Before you travel to Krakow by train - good to know!

Most attractions and significant sites are found in the city's UNESCO listed medieval old town, but it's worth venturing just a little further. Lying to the south of the centre is the UNESCO-protected Kazimierz district, a historic Jewish Quarter where visitors can find out more about the story of Polish Jewish culture, both past and present. Krakow is not just a celebration of Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Take a visit to the Nowa Huta region to take in the Brutalist Soviet-era architecture, and be sure to stop for an ice cream in Plac Centralny.

How to Get to Krakow by Train

Trains to Krakow are available from the UK and across mainland Europe. Departing from St. Pancras international, you will first travel to Paris via the Eurostar service. There are roughly five Eurostar trains a day with the earliest departing at around 8:30 AM. On arrival in Paris you will board a Deutsche Bahn train to Munich, this journey will take around 6 hours and will include a change at Stuttgart train station. On arrival in Munich you will board a further Deutsche Bahn service that will take you to your final destination. The journey will take roughly 15.5 hours in total and include two further stopovers. The most prominent and popular stopover destinations across this route are Berlin and Nuremburg train stations. Krakow's main train terminus is located in the city centre and is the largest in the city. Recently undergoing a massive expansion and renovation the station know boasts better underground transport links and a clear and easy way to navigate the concourse.

Krakow

Krakow has long been both a cultural and academic centre of Europe. With a history that dates back to around the 7th century, Krakow is simply bursting with historic and architecturally fascinating buildings. Perhaps the best known among them is Wawel Royal Castle. With its magnificent state room and oriental and ancient Polish art exhibitions the castle attracts a large number of visitors every year. Built in the Renaissance style the castle is a source of enormous pride amougnst Krakow's residents because of its commitment to preserving and displaying traditional regional art. The city is also home to a great deal of natural beauty with the Vistula River that runs through its centre a popular place to spend the day. With water sports, walks and a number of riverside bars and restaurants the river is an oasis in this busy city.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Leo Express and ÖBB Nightjet trains to Kraków

Find the best journey to Kraków with Deutsche Bahn, Leo Express and ÖBB Nightjet. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

Train stations in Kraków

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