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Bus Information to Oswiecim from Kraków

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

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


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets between Kraków and Oswiecim, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Kraków to Oswiecim
    Take the bus to Oswiecim 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 Oswiecim.
    How far is Oswiecim from Kraków by bus?
    The Kraków to Oswiecim bus distance is approximately 31 miles (50 km).
    Which bus companies can take me between Kraków and Oswiecim?
    For the best Kraków to Oswiecim bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Busfor, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Oswiecim from Kraków to compare what amenities they may offer.

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