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Train Information from Berlin to Kraków

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 31 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $41 (€33)], but the average price of train tickets is $41 (€33).

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Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Kraków

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Berlin and Kraków from $41 (€33). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Berlin and Kraków in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route from Berlin to Kraków on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Berlin and Kraków is 327 miles (527 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Berlin to Kraków start at $41 (€33).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Berlin to Kraków:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Berlin to Krakow

Trains in Europe are a popular way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Berlin to Krakow are operated by Deutsche Bahn. There are usually 2 Berlin to Krakow trains per day, with the first train departing at 9:37 a.m. and the last leaving Berlin at 4:37 p.m. Berlin to Krakow trains take between 9 and 12 hours to arrive in Krakow depending on the number of transfers required. All trains from Berlin to Krakow depart from Berlin's Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Kraków Główny train station.

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Berlin to Krakow Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Berlin to Krakow when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€59

1 Day in Advance

€59

1 Week in Advance

€59

2 Weeks in Advance

€52

1 Month in Advance

€49

3 Months in Advance

€43

Berlin to Krakow Trains: General Information


Deutsche Bahn train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Berlin to Krakow train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Berlin to Krakow trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus All Berlin to Krakow trains require 1-2 transfers– in Poznan for 1 transfer journeys, and in Poznan and Wroclaw for 2 transfer trains. All trains depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Kraków Główny train station.
  • autobus The Berlin to Krakow train journey takes as little as 9 hours and 11 minutes to arrive in Krakow.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Berlin to Krakow train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Berlin

Trains from Berlin to Krakow depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof, located in Europaplatz on the banks of the River Spree, and conveniently located in the city center. Transport links across Berlin are provided by U and S-Bahn trains and frequent buses, as well as trams, with services reaching out to the suburbs and airports. Night buses run on weekends, while U-Bahn trains run through the night seven days a week. Taxis are also located outside Berlin Hauptbahnhof.

Getting into Krakow by Train

The charming Polish city of Krakow is full of history, with cobbled streets, ancient buildings and Rynek Glowny, the largest medieval square in Europe. Krakow is divided into distinct districts and sits on both banks of the River Vistula. Most tourist and historic attractions are located in the Old Town and include Royal Way, Schindler's Factory Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Krakow is also home to hearty Polish food and a vibrant nightlife. Trains from Berlin to Krakow arrive at Krakow Glowny Station, just a few minutes on foot from the Old Town. Krakow's public transport network of city rail, buses, and trams, including frequent night buses, converge under Glowny Station. A taxi rank is also located at ground level outside.

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Trains from Berlin to Kraków
Travel by train to Kraków 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 Berlin to Kraków.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Kraków, Poland allowed?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Kraków, Poland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Poland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Poland from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Kraków, Poland?

All travelers in Poland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/21/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Kraków as this information can change.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Kraków is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin 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 Germany from Kraków?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Kraków closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train between Berlin and Kraków cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Kraków trains for as little as $41 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Kraków?
The Berlin to Kraków train ticket price is on average $41 (€33)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Berlin and Kraków by train?
The train distance from Berlin to Kraków is around 327 miles (527 km).
How long is the train between Berlin and Kraków?
The Berlin to Kraków train duration is on average 8 h 31 min, which is to be expected when traveling 327 miles (527 km) from Berlin to Kraków. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train providers go from Berlin to Kraków?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Kraków, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Kraków. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Kraków journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct train from Berlin to Kraków?
Yes, you can find a direct train between Berlin and Kraków with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When can I take the first train from Berlin to Kraków? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Berlin to Kraków train departs at 8: 37 AM   and the last train from Berlin to Kraków leaves at 4: 43 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Kraków on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Berlin to Kraków train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Berlin to Kraków within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Kraków a few months in advance.
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Berlin
Kraków
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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