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Train Information from Warsaw to Kraków

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersLeo Express

Trains from Warsaw to Kraków cover the 155 miles (250 km) long route with our travel partners like Leo Express. There are direct train services available.

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Warsaw to Kraków with Leo Express

Find the best journey 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 affordable 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.

Looking to travel by train from Warsaw to Kraków? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Leo Express. Check Omio to see current Leo Express train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Warsaw to Kraków train and book Leo Express tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Warsaw to Kraków, you can expect to travel 155 miles (250 km) one-way with Leo Express. If you search for trains from Warsaw to Kraków in the Omio app, you can check if the Leo Express 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 Leo Express, we do the work for you to get you safely to Kraków from Warsaw. Book that perfect Warsaw to Kraków train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Leo Express!

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Warsaw 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 Warsaw to Kraków.
FAQs
How far is Kraków from Warsaw by train?
You should expect to travel around 155 miles (250 km)  to Kraków from Warsaw by train.
What train providers go 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 providers with services from Warsaw to Kraków to compare what amenities they may offer.
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