The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Prague to Kraków will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 20.
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6 h 24 m
8 h 40 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Prague to Kraków without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 13 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$20|
|Trains depart from:||Prague|
|Trains arrive in:||Kraków|
|Train Companies:||Leo Express, RegioJet|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.