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Train Information to Kraków from Berlin

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Kraków cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $48 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€40).

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Deutsche Bahn to Kraków from Berlin

Travel from Berlin to Kraków from $48 (€40) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Berlin to Kraków. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $48

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Berlin and Kraków:

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

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.

Travel Tips

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 travel by train currently allowed from Berlin, Germany to Kraków, Poland?

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

Is international entry into Kraków from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 7 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 11/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Berlin to Kraków closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip 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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 11/26/21. 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.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Berlin to Kraków?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Kraków trains for as little as $48 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Kraków from Berlin on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $48 (€40)  for a train ticket to Kraków from Berlin.
How far is Berlin to Kraków by train?
The distance between Berlin and Kraków by train is approximately 327 miles (527 km).
How many hours is the train time from Berlin to Kraków?
On average the Berlin to Kraków train travel time is 7 h 25 min  for the 327 miles (527 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train providers offer a service to Kraków from Berlin?
Take the Berlin to Kraków train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Berlin to Kraków as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Berlin to Kraków?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Berlin to Kraków, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains per day are there from Berlin to Kraków?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Kraków is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Kraków?
The earliest train departing from Berlin to Kraków leaves at 4: 43 AM. The last train departing from Berlin to Kraków leaves at 5: 43 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Kraków train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase 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 book train tickets to Kraków from Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Kraków a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Kraków
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your journey between Berlin and Kraków.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7