Cheap train tickets from Prague to Kraków

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Cheapest

$17

Average

$17

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 $ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

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09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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$171One-way

Train schedule from Prague to Kraków

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09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
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Tue
Dec 7
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17Infobus
$325Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 8
$17RegioJet a.s.
$19Flixbus
$282Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$17RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$38ryanair sun
Fri
Dec 10
$17RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$232Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Dec 11
$14RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$191Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 12
$21RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$13ryanair sun
Mon
Dec 13
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144Norwegian Air Shuttle
Tue
Dec 14
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17Infobus
$191Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 15
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$191Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
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$21Flixbus
$32ryanair sun
Fri
Dec 17
$37Leo Express
$19Flixbus
$172Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Dec 18
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$21STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$172Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 19
$21RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$13ryanair sun
Mon
Dec 20
$11RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$131Eurowings
Tue
Dec 21
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$16Flixbus
$153Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Dec 22
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$153Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Dec 23
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$16Infobus
$18ryanair sun
Fri
Dec 24
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$153Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Dec 25
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$19Flixbus
$153Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Dec 26
$24RegioJet a.s.
$16Infobus
$18ryanair sun
Mon
Dec 27
$24RegioJet a.s.
$21Flixbus
$131Eurowings

Fastest train times from Prague to Kraków

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Fastest Journey

6 h 20 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

392 km

It's difficult to get from Prague to Kraków without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:50AMPraha, Hlavní Nádraží6h20 04:10PMKrakow, Dworzec Autobusowy
1 changes
$171One-way

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Overview: Train from Prague to Kraków

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCzech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S.

Trains from Prague to Kraków cover the 243 miles (392 km) long route taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Czech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€12).

Train providers

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

You can travel by train to Kraków from Prague with Leo Express, České dráhy and Student Agency for as low as $14 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next train to Kraków from Prague: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Looking to travel by train from Prague to Kraków? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Student Agency. Check Omio to see current Student Agency train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Prague to Kraków train and book Student Agency tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Prague and Kraków, you can expect to travel 243 miles (392 km) one-way with Student Agency. If you search for trains to Kraków from Prague in the Omio app, you can check if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Student Agency, we do the work for you to get you safely to Kraków from Prague. Book that perfect Prague to Kraków train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Student Agency!

    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%.
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    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
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Prague, Czechia to Kraków, Poland?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Poland from Czechia?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    When traveling in Poland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Prague and Kraków before traveling.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Prague, Czechia from Kraków, Poland?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kraków to Prague is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Czechia from Poland?

    Reentry to 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?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • COVID-19 test 5 days after 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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 11/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Prague from Kraków here.

    How much do cheap trains from Prague to Kraków cost?
    Train tickets to Kraków from Prague for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $14 (€12)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train from Prague to Kraków on average?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $16 (€14)  for a train ticket between Prague and Kraków.
    How many miles is it from Prague to Kraków by train?
    You should expect to travel around 243 miles (392 km)  from Prague to Kraków by train.
    What is the Prague to Kraków train travel time?
    On average the Prague to Kraków train time is 6 h 20 min  covering the 243 miles (392 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train companies can get me from Prague to Kraków?
    For the best Prague to Kraków train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Czech Railway, Leo Express, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Prague to Kraków to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many trains per day are there between Prague and Kraków?
    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Prague to Kraków. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Prague to Kraków? What time is the last train from Prague to Kraków?
    The earliest train departing from Prague to Kraków leaves at 5: 18 AM. The last train departing from Prague to Kraków leaves at 8: 37 PM. You can find the latest Prague to Kraków train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy train tickets from Prague to Kraków to score the best deals?
    If you purchase the Prague to Kraków train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€14). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Prague to Kraków. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Prague
    Kraków
    The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague, Praha, Zličín. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague, Praha, Zličín for your journey between Prague and Kraków.