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Overview: Train from Warsaw to Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLeo Express

Trains from Warsaw to Kraków cover the 155 miles (250 km) long route taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like Leo Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

Train providers

Travel with Leo Express between Warsaw and Kraków

Find the best route from Warsaw to Kraków with Omio's train partners Leo Express! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Leo Express

Leo Express is a Czech train and bus company which offers the following train ticket types for your train between Warsaw and Kraków: Economy, Economy Plus, Business and Premium.

Are you making plans to travel between Warsaw and Kraków? Why not take a train with Leo Express? Omio can show you current Leo Express train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Warsaw to Kraków trains all in one place. On the Leo Express train, you can expect to travel 155 miles (250 km) to Kraków from Warsaw. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Warsaw and Kraków, you can quickly see if the Leo Express ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Leo Express train between Warsaw and Kraków, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Quick Guide: Trains from Warsaw to Krakow

    Average Price: €16
    Trains per day: 45
    Transfers: Direct
    Average Time: 2:44
    Fastest Route: 2:00
    Slowest Route: 4:41


    Trains from Warsaw to Krakow: Journey Details

    Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. PKP Intercity operates Warsaw to Krakow trains with at least two departures an hour between around 5:45 a.m. and just before 8:30 p.m. Direct Warsaw to Krakow trains take approximately 2 and a half hours on average with trains running seven days a week.

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    Warsaw to Krakow Train Cost

    Average prices for trains from Warsaw to Krakow when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €18

    1 Day in Advance

    €16

    1 Week in Advance

    €15

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €15

    1 Month in Advance

    €18

    3 Months in Advance

    €16

    Warsaw to Krakow Trains: General Information


    While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Warsaw to Krakow, travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

    • autobus All Warsaw to Krakow trains are run by PKP Intercity.
    • autobus All trains are direct, depart from either Warsaw Centralna or Wschodnia train station and arrive at either Krakow Główny or Płaszów train station.
    • autobus Journey Time: The Warsaw to Krakow train journey takes 2 hours to arrive in Krakow.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Warsaw to Krakow train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Warsaw to Krakow trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 11% cheaper to book a Warsaw to Krakow train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
    • It is 17% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.

    Taking the Train from Warsaw

    Trains from Warsaw to Krakow depart from Warszawa Wschodnia Station often referred to as Warsaw East Station. This is a busy terminus on the east side of the River Vistula. Warsaw East Station is part of the city's efficient public transport network of light railways, trams, and buses, most of which operate frequent night routes. Warsaw also has one Metro line and taxis are available at the station.

    Getting into Krakow by Train

    Much of Krakow's medieval past has survived making it an interesting choice for short city breaks. Cobbled streets radiate out from Rynek Glowny, reputed to be Europe's largest medieval square and the ideal destination for coffee and people watching. There are pleasant strolls along the banks of the River Vistula while important tourist attractions are the Museum of Contemporary Art, Schindler's Factory Museum and Royal Way in the Old Town. The Royal Way used to be the route taken by royal processions and the site where Polish kings were crowned and buried. At the end of the day warming local dishes and a lively nightlife wait for the city's visitors. Warsaw to Krakow trains terminate at Krakow Glowny Station, within easy walking distance of the Old Town. Glowny Station is at the heart of the city's public transport system of city railways, trams and buses, including frequent night buses. A taxi rank is located at ground level outside Krakow Glowny Station.

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    FAQs
    What is the distance between Warsaw and Kraków by train?
    The Warsaw to Kraków train distance is approximately 155 miles (250 km).
    How long is the train ride between Warsaw and Kraków?
    The train time from Warsaw to Kraków is on average 3 h 34 min  for the 155 miles (250 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Kraków from Warsaw by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train providers should I travel with from Warsaw to Kraków?
    For the best Warsaw to Kraków train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Leo Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Kraków from Warsaw to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services are there to Kraków from Warsaw a day?
    The average number of trains departing Warsaw for Kraków is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.