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Overview: Bus from Kraków to Oswiecim

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBusfor, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Kraków to Oswiecim cover the 31 miles (50 km) long trip with our travel partners like Busfor, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Kraków to Oswiecim

Travel on FlixBus buses to Oswiecim from Kraków at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Kraków to Oswiecim:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Krakow to Auschwitz

    Anyone who is thinking about visiting the site of Auschwitz can easily reach their destination via buses from Krakow. Every day of the week, 5 direct buses depart from Krakow city center for Oswiecim (the Polish name for Auschwitz), and travelers can expect the journey to take between 1 hour 25 minutes and 1 hour 40 minutes.

    Which bus companies travel from Krakow to Auschwitz?

    Two major companies operate buses from Krakow to Auschwitz. Leo Express operates a daily schedule, offering connections all year-round, while FlixBus offers 4 direct services every day.

    How long is the bus from Krakow to Auschwitz?

    Buses to Auschwitz from Krakow should take between 1 hour 25 minutes and 1 hour 40 minutes to get to Oswiecim, and there will be no need to make any changes.

    How many buses are there from Krakow to Auschwitz?

    Buses leave every day from Krakow for Auschwitz (Oswiecim). There will be 5 direct buses whenever travelers need to make the trip, with departures around breakfast time, mid-morning, and in the late afternoon. None require passengers to switch buses or stop at any point.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Krakow to Auschwitz?

    Departure Bus Station: All buses to Auschwitz from Krakow will leave from Krakow's Dworzec Autobusowy (main bus station). The bus station can be found next door to the main station (Krakow Glowny), around 500 meters north-east of Stare Miasto and the city's historic core. Walking from central hotels shouldn't take more than 20 minutes, but local buses like the 414 are also available for those with heavy luggage. Anyone who is flying into Krakow Airport can catch trains direct to Glowny, and they should expect a transfer time in the region of 20 minutes.

    Arrival Bus Station: All buses from Krakow will arrive at Oswiecim's Museum Auschwitz bus stop. Although the name suggests that the bus stops outside the site of the concentration camp, that isn't actually the case. Museum bus stop is situated in central Oswiecim, near the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum, but around 500 meters away from the famous Birkenau Gate. To get there, visitors can take taxis across town, but it should only take around 25 minutes to walk from the FlixBus and Leo Express stops.

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    How far is Oswiecim from Kraków by bus?

    The bus distance from Kraków to Oswiecim is around 31 miles (50 km).

    What bus companies offer a service to Oswiecim from Kraków?

    For the journey from Kraków to Oswiecim you can take a bus with Busfor, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Kraków and Oswiecim on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.