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Train Information to Kraków from Manchester

distanceDistance969 miles (1563 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Manchester to Kraków cover the 969 miles (1563 km) long trip taking on average 29 h 18 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Manchester, United Kingdom to Kraków, Poland?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Kraków, Poland by train is: Restricted.

What is the status of international entry into Poland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 2 in quarantine
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Kraków from Manchester before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Kraków, Poland?

The restriction level for your return train to Manchester, United Kingdom from Kraków is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Manchester 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 United Kingdom from Kraków?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Kraków closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Manchester to Kraków by train?
The Manchester to Kraków train distance is approximately 969 miles (1563 km).
What is the average Manchester to Kraków train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 969 miles (1563 km) to Kraków from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Kraków is on average 29 h 18 min.
How many trains are there from Manchester to Kraków a day?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Kraków is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Kraków
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Kraków.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales