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Cheap train tickets from Kraków to Prague

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kraków to Prague is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
RegioJet a.s.
00:545h43
Kraków Główny
06:37Prague hlavní nádraží
£211One-way
0 changes
Leo Express
06:106h18
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:28Prague hlavní nádraží
£351One-way
1 change
Leo Express
06:106h11
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:21Praha-Libeň
£351One-way
1 change
Leo Express
16:006h28
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
22:28Prague hlavní nádraží
£491One-way
1 change
Leo Express
16:006h21
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
22:21Praha-Libeň
£491One-way
1 change

Train timetableKraków to Prague

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
RegioJet a.s.
00:545h43
Kraków Główny
06:37Prague hlavní nádraží
0 changes
Leo Express
06:106h18
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:28Prague hlavní nádraží
1 change
Leo Express
06:106h11
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:21Praha-Libeň
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:106h26
Kraków Główny
17:36Prague hlavní nádraží
0 changes
Leo Express
16:006h28
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
22:28Prague hlavní nádraží
1 change
Leo Express
16:006h21
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
22:21Praha-Libeň
1 change

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Train times from Kraków to Prague

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 43 m

Average

6 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

394 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Kraków for Prague every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
RegioJet a.s.
00:545h43
Kraków Główny
06:37Prague hlavní nádraží
£211One-way
0 changes
Leo Express
06:106h11
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:21Praha-Libeň
£351One-way
1 change
Leo Express
06:106h18
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
12:28Prague hlavní nádraží
£351One-way
1 change
Leo Express
16:006h21
Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
22:21Praha-Libeň
£491One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:106h26
Kraków Główny
17:36Prague hlavní nádraží
£891One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Kraków to Prague

distanceDistance244 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRegioJet a. S. Leo Express, Deutsche Bahn, Southeastern, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Student Agency

Trains from Kraków to Prague cover the 244 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 49 min with our travel partners like RegioJet a. S. Leo Express, Deutsche Bahn, Southeastern, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Student Agency. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Kraków Główny and arrive in Prague hlavní nádraží.

Train providers: RegioJet a. S. Leo Express and STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Trains Kraków to Prague

Buy your official RegioJet a. S. Leo Express and STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Train tickets between Kraków and Prague from £19 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.

    Train Kraków Prague

    Prague is approximately 243.6 miles (392 km) from the former official capital of Poland, Kraków. About 21 trains depart from Kraków to Prague every week. On average, a train from Kraków to Prague takes 7h 50 min to cover the distance between the two cities. A fast train Kraków to Prague can take about 6h 25min on the rail while a slow train takes about 9h 19min. There are direct trains from Kraków to Prague and trains that make a change. The train frequency reduces on the weekend and public holidays; whereas on Monday the frequency increases. The train schedule also varies on weekends and public holidays.

    Kraków to Prague Train Times: Daily Departures

    Ideally, three trains leave for Prague from Kraków daily. There is a morning train and two night trains every day. The first train to Prague from Kraków starts its journey at about 8:30 a.m. The train changes at Ostrava, Náměstí Dr. Brauna (Svinov), and the transfer lasts for about 18min. The train spends about 6h 25min on the rail arriving in Prague a few minutes to 3 p.m. The last train leaves the Kraków Station at around 11:39 p.m. and arrives in Prague at about 8:55 a.m. It is a direct train taking roughly 9h 16min to cover the distance. Passengers can access the train schedule Kraków to Prague by searching for it on the Omio website.

    Boarding your train Kraków Prague

    Kraków Główny Train Station is an extension of the Galeria Krakówska Mall, and the station facilities are in a space that links the mall to the city's main bus station. To access the platforms where the trains depart is a two-stage process. First, descend to the lowest level in the mall using lifts, escalators or stairs. Then ascend to the peron/platform. Buy your snacks before ascending, as the platforms have no facilities. To find your train use the information on the electronic departure screens to find the peron your train is departing from, then ascend to it. At the peron, check from which side your train will leave. The departure details appear on the screen around 10min before your departure time. Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA is also easy to navigate. You need a valid ticket to get through the gates to your train.

    Krakow: Sunset over Wawel Castle.

    Krakow: Sunset over Wawel Castle. Source: Shutterstock

    Where does the train departure in Kraków and arrive in Prague?

    Your train from Kraków to Prague can depart from two stations. Some trains depart from Kraków Główny Station. It is the main railway station in Kraków. The station operates roughly 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from Kraków city centre. You can take the Line 3 tram from the station and get downtown Kraków in about four minutes. You can also take a taxi which covers the distance in about six minutes. Alternatively, walk for roughly 20 min to the city centre. Several trains also depart from Kraków, Dworzec Autobusowy MDA. The station is at the very centre of Kraków city centre.

    Upon arrival in Prague, your train Kraków – Prague last stop is the Praha hlavní nádraží Station. The station is roughly 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from Prague city centre. A taxi covers the distance in about ten minutes. You can also get to downtown Prague in about 20 min via foot from the station. Wenceslas Square is roughly a five-minute walk from the station.

    When is the best time to book your train ticket Kraków Prague?

    Booking your train ticket from Kraków to Prague between 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 p.m. gives you a chance to save on train fares. They are off-peak hours for most providers on the route. The route has a small number of trains, thus making it easier to spot a cheap train from Kraków to Prague. The first two trains of the day usually have lower Kraków to Prague train cost.

    What to see between Kraków and Prague?

    After booking your Kraków to Prague train ticket, rest assured that the journey will be adventurous. As you leave Kraków, you will see the stretch of the Vistula River. Enjoy the serene environment as your train passes through Bielansko- Tyniecki Park Krajobrazowy. Zalew na Piaskach and Zalew Budzynski is also on your way to Prague. Other interesting sites you may come across on your train to Prague from Kraków include:

    • Babia Gora
    • Zbiornik Goczalkowicki
    • Mlynszczok
    • River Olza
    • Region Poodri

    Information on Praha hlavní nádraží

    Praha hlavní nádraží Station receives all trains from Kraków to Prague. It is the busiest and most important railway station in the Czech. There is a tram stop outside the station to connect you to other areas. The historical building and the hall above the railway yard are important Art Nouveau monuments in the country. Themed exhibitions are occasionally held in the check-in hall. The shops and food outlets will make your time in the station pleasant. Other beneficial facilities in the station are:

    • Luggage storage
    • Currency exchange offices
    • ATMs
    • Bookshops and newsagents
    • Pharmacies
    • Transport Information centre

    Night Trains Kraków Prague

    Night trains from Kraków to Prague account for two daily departures. The first night train starts its journey at around 10:50 p.m. and arrives in Prague at about 6:00 a.m. The train takes about 7h 10min to cover the distance. It also changes at Ostrava, Náměstí Dr. Brauna (Svinov), which lasts for about 1h 08min. The last train of the day leaves the Kraków station at around 11:39 p.m. and is on the rail for about 9h 16min. The train is a direct train that gets to Prague at about 8:55 a.m.

    RegioJet a.s. Trains Kraków to Prague

    RegioJet a.s. is the main train provider for trains from Kraków to Prague. About three RegioJet a.s. trains Kraków to Prague make the journey translating to about 21 trains weekly. The first train starts its journey at about 8:30 a.m. and takes about 6h 25min to the destination. The train changes at Ostrava, Náměstí Dr. Brauna (Svinov), which lasts for about 18min. The last train departs Kraków at about 11:39 p.m. and arrives in Prague at around 8:55 a.m. It is a direct train. The RegioJet a.s. Kraków to Prague train speed is about 124 mph (200 km/h).

    Leo Express Trains Kraków to Prague

    Leo Express trains provide two trains from Kraków to Prague on selected days. On the days the Leo Express trains are available, the two trains depart Kraków at around 4:06 a.m. The first Leo Express train Kraków to Prague, takes about 7h 24min, while the other train takes a few minutes longer. The latter covers the distance in 7h 31min. The Leo Express trains from Kraków to Prague are direct trains. The trains travel at about 100 mph (160 km/h).

    Trains Kraków to Prague: Sustainable Travel

    Rest assured when you take a train from Kraków to Prague, you are contributing to protecting the environment. Trains have a lower carbon footprint compared to other means of transport. Due to their large capacity of passengers, they lead to the reduction of cars on the road easing traffic congestion. Moreover, trains emit minimal carbon gases and are fuel efficient. They also take up less space and have less noise pollution. Economically, train fare is cheaper than flights or buses. All trains from Kraków to Prague have dustbins on board, promoting a clean environment.

    Train Kraków to Prague: Services on Board

    Trains from Kraków to Prague offer three seating cabins. The Business and Relax classes are for passengers with a flexible budget. The cabins have wide seats, extra leg room, complimentary food and drinks, a quiet zone and newspapers and magazines. The Standard cabins have comfortable seats, and you can purchase food on the train. All passengers on their train from Kraków to Prague can keep themselves entertained during the journey by browsing the complimentary Wi-Fi and charging their devices on the power sockets near the window seats. However, the direct RegioJet a.s. train Kraków - Prague offers only the Standard cabin. Other useful onboard facilities are:

    • Luggage: Leo Express trains permit three pieces of luggage per passenger. The total weight of the luggage should not exceed 30 kg. RegioJet a.s. trains have no set weight or dimensions on luggage. You can board with any luggage provided you can carry it, and it is not a dangerous item. You should store the luggage properly to avoid blocking the passageways and aisles.
    • Bikes: You can take your bike on all trains from Kraków to Prague. However, you must confirm from the reservation system if there is room for your bike. Foldable bikes are hand luggage and thus do not need a reservation. Non-foldable bikes are permitted on the train at a small fee.
    • Pets: Pets are allowed on any Kraków to Prague train but with conditions. Small pets should be in carriers not exceeding 40 by 50 by 50 cm. Bigger pets like dogs should be on a leash and muzzled. They also come on board at a fee. Assistance dogs and service animals have no restrictions and travel for free.
    • Seat reservation: Reserve your seat on any train Kraków to Prague in advance to get a chance to choose your preferred seat. The trains on that route are limited; thus, one is not assured of finding a seat readily available a few minutes before departure.
    • Accessibility: Staff members on trains from Kraków to Prague assist passengers in wheelchairs. The trains are also low-level, and ramps are available, thus making it easy to board. You should contact your service provider before travel if you require additional aid to ensure a hassle-free journey.

    When to book your train tickets from Kraków to Prague?

    Purchasing your train ticket from Kraków to Prague in advance allows you to reduce your train cost. You can book the ticket month in advance as sometimes there are ticket sales that happen. Buying your ticket a week in advance also gets you a better ticket deal. Alternatively, consider boarding the slower trains if you have a flexible schedule. You will spend more minutes on the road but save some money. Another money-saving method is purchasing flexible tickets. The tickets permit you to alter your travel date and time without incurring additional Kraków to Pisa train cost.

    To Prague by Train: Travel Tips

    Prague is known as the 'City of a Hundred Spires' because of its beautiful cathedrals and pointy spires. The city has architectural marvels that survived wartime in Europe. Because of the history of the city and the art scene, your Prague itinerary will be full during your visit. You may start by visiting the dreamiest medieval bridge named after King Charles IV, the Charles Bridge. The bridge has two Gothic towers at both ends. You can climb up the towers to get a panoramic view of the city. The Prague Astronomical Clock is another iconic attraction. The clock originating from the 15th century is still operational, and when it chimes at the hour, the "Walk of Apostles" happens. Stroll and take numerous pictures at the Old Town Square. The square is the perfect spot to appreciate the medieval environment and is a UNESCO-listed destination. Other attractions that you may visit during your time in Prague are:

    • Prague Castle
    • Prague Castle
    • Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
    • Wenceslas Square
    • The Infant Jesus of Prague
    • Golden Lane – Playground for Alchemists
    • The KGB Museum
    • The Lennon Wall
    • Petrin Hill

    Prague: Panoramic view above Charles bridge.

    Prague: Panoramic view above Charles bridge. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the other cities you can go to from Prague

    After disembarking your Kraków to Prague train, your journey does not have to end there. There are several nearby cities worth visiting. About two hours away by road and half an hour by train, explore Cesky Krumlov city. The city is known for its historic Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Brno city, the Mecca of modern architecture which is about 128 miles (205.5 km) from Prague. While in the city, explore the stunning caverns, the Moravian Karst and Caves. An hour away is the unique attraction the Bone Church, in Kutna Hora city. The city is also known for its Ossuary and mining history.

    FAQs: Kraków to Prague train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Kraków to Prague 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 Kraków to Prague.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Kraków to Prague can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Kraków to Prague is £40; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Kraków to Prague train time is 5 h 49 min   covering the 244 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Kraków to Prague leaves at 05: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Kraków to Prague leaves at 22: 30.
    There is 1 train a day from Kraków to Prague which require at least one change with RegioJet a. S. Leo Express, Deutsche Bahn, Southeastern, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Student Agency. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    When taking a train from Kraków to Prague, you can count on RegioJet a. S. Leo Express, Deutsche Bahn, Southeastern, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Student Agency for the best way to get you to Prague. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Kraków and Prague and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 30.

    When departing from Kraków, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Kraków Główny, Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18) and Kraków Łobzów. When arriving in Prague, you can end your trip in train stations like Prague hlavní nádraží, Prague-Holešovice and Praha-Kačerov.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Kraków Główny, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Prague hlavní nádraží, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Kraków to Prague is October.
    You have options as you can travel to Prague from Kraków 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Kraków and Prague

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    Kraków Główny is the most popular Kraków 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 Kraków for your journey to Prague.
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    Krakow Glowny (Dworzec autobusowy Bosacka 18)
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    Kraków SwoszowiceAccessibility
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    Kraków ZabłocieParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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    Kraków Płaszów
    Kraków SanktuariumATMAccessibility
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    Kraków Mydlniki WapiennikParkingATM
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    Kraków
    Kraków Podgórze
    Kraków Bieżanów
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    Kraków Zakliki
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