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The cheapest trains from Prague to Kraków

Showing times and prices for Aug 1

Cheapest

$15

Average

$43

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Prague to Kraków will cost around $ 43 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

Cheapest
09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
1 changes
$151One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:42PMPraha, hlavní nádraží6h48 10:30PMKraków
0 changes
$571One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:49PMPraha-Libeň, nádraží6h41 10:30PMKraków
0 changes
$571One-way

Timetable Prague to Kraków

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09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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03:42PMPraha, hlavní nádraží6h48 10:30PMKraków
0 changes
03:49PMPraha-Libeň, nádraží6h41 10:30PMKraków
0 changes

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$310Lot Polish Airlines
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$40ryanair sun
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$219Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 5
$15RegioJet a.s.
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$189Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 6
$15RegioJet a.s.
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Aug 7
$15RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$165Lot Polish Airlines
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$15RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$219Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 9
$15RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$40ryanair sun
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Aug 10
$17RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$136Lot Polish Airlines
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$17RegioJet a.s.
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$136Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 12
$17RegioJet a.s.
$17Flixbus
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$17RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$27ryanair sun
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Aug 14
$17RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$136Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 15
$17RegioJet a.s.
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$136Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$17RegioJet a.s.
$16Flixbus
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
$17RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Aug 18
$17RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$136Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Aug 19
$17RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$124Lot Polish Airlines
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Aug 20
$17RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$13ryanair sun

The fastest trains from Prague to Kraków

Showing times and prices for Aug 1

Fastest Journey

6 h 20 m

Average

6 h 36 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

392 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Prague for Kraków every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 392 km distance in an average of 6 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
1 changes
$151One-way
2nd Fastest
03:49PMPraha-Libeň, nádraží6h41 10:30PMKraków
0 changes
$571One-way
03:42PMPraha, hlavní nádraží6h48 10:30PMKraków
0 changes
$571One-way

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Train Information from Prague to Kraków

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€12)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCzech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S.

Trains from Prague to Kraków cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Czech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $15 (€12), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€12).

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Prague to Kraków with České dráhy, Student Agency and Leo Express

Buy your official České dráhy, Student Agency and Leo Express train tickets from Prague to Kraków from $15 (€12) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train from Prague to Kraków.

České dráhy tickets from Prague to Kraków are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with České dráhy between Prague and Kraków all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current České dráhy train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 243 miles (392 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the České dráhy train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Prague to Kraków routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best České dráhy Prague to Kraków train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the České dráhy train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Kraków with České dráhy!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your České dráhy train ticket between Prague and Kraków:

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

Trains from Prague to Krakow

Passengers wishing to visit Krakow from Prague will find rail travel a great option. Both direct and indirect options depart Praha hlavní nádraí station headed for Kraków Główny each day. Passengers can expect journey times as little as six hours. The distance of approximately 240 miles is served by numerous train companies, giving passengers great flexibility when planning their train from Prague to Krakow.

Which train companies travel from Prague to Krakow?

RegioJet is the primary train operator along the Prague Krakow route covering both changing and non-stop trips. Other train companies include Czech Railways, Leo Express and Polish Railways.

How long is the train from Prague to Krakow?

The average travel time by train between Prague and Krakow is nine hours 16 minutes though there are faster trains that can arrive within 5 hours 43 minutes time. The journey time may, however, take up to ten hours 20 minutes time to arrive at Krakow central. The journey time varies depending on wait times at transfer stations.

How many trains are there from Prague to Krakow?

There’s an average of 16 trains per day between Prague and Krakow, departing approximately after every hour or less. Of these 16, passengers can expect at least four direct options, though it is worth noting that the direct options are not always the fastest. Passengers can choose whether they would prefer the convenience of a direct train, or whether speed is more important.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Prague to Krakow?

Departure train station: Trains from Prague to Krakow depart from Praha hlavní nádraí. Praha hlavní nádraí railway station is located near Wenceslas Square, about 15 minutes from Old Town Square. Facilities at this station include a pharmacy, several shops, fast food options, luggage lockers, and a designated taxi stand. The first train leaves the station for Krakow at around 07: 00 a.m. while the last leaves at about 11: 50 p.m. though time and services may fluctuate during holidays and weekends.

Arrival train station: Kraków Główny railway station serves trains arriving from Krakow from Prague. Kraków Główny railway station is located in the south-eastern part of Krakow city and around 8 minutes from the city center. Kraków bus station, with 39 stands and many city links, is found very close by.

Train tickets from Prague to Kraków: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 17 €
2 weeks earlier 14 €21%
3 weeks earlier 14 €21%
1 month before 13 €31%
2 months earlier 12 €42%
3 months earlier 11 €55.%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Prague - Kraków 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 21% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Prague - Kraków with 2 months in advance you save up to about 42% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 55%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Prague 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 Prague to Kraków.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Kraków, Poland allowed?

Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Kraków, Poland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kraków from Prague restricted?

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

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

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 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?

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 7/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Kraków from Prague closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Poland to Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Prague from Kraków?

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Kraków?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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)
  • 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 Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Kraków.

How much are cheap trains from Prague to Kraków?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Prague to Kraków for the next 7 days starting from $15 (€12)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between Prague and Kraków?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $15 (€12)  for a train ticket between Prague and Kraków.
How far is Prague to Kraków by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Prague to Kraków by train to be approximately 243 miles (392 km).
How long is a train from Prague to Kraków on average?
The train time to Kraków from Prague is on average 6 h 20 min  for the 243 miles (392 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Prague to Kraków by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from Prague to Kraków?
For the route from Prague to Kraków you can take a train with Czech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Prague to Kraków on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct train from Prague to Kraków?
Yes, there are direct trains per day from Prague to Kraków, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Leo Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Prague to Kraków?
You can take the first train from Prague to Kraków at 7: 50 AM. The last train from Prague to Kraków that you can take departs at 7: 50 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Kraków schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Kraków from Prague for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Prague to Kraków is on average $15 (€12) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Prague to Kraków available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Kraków
Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)
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