Transport: by train

7 July 2016

Kraków belongs to a vast network of train connections, both regional ones offering access to numerous locations around the city (notably Wieliczka, Bochnia, Oświęcim, and Balice with the Kraków Airport) and fast InterCity ones.

Destinations and approximate travel times on the InterCity trains:

  • Częstochowa (1.5h)
  • Warsaw (2.5h)
  • Łódź (2.5h)
  • Wrocław (3.5h)
  • Poznań (5.5h)
  • Gdańsk (5.5h)

The Main Railway Station in Kraków (Kraków Główny) is situated in the city centre, only a 10-minute walk away from the Main Market Square. The ticket offices operate from 5:00am to 11:00pm, and ticket machines at the station work 24/7. An automatic left luggage office with lockers of various sizes is accessible to travellers.

Address: ul. Pawia 5a
Timetable: rozklad.pkp.pl
Enquiries: 19 757; international calls: +48 22 39 19 757
International connections in Europe can also be checked on the website of Deutsche Bahn: www.bahn.com
Those entitled to reduced fares are Polish students under 26 who present a valid student ID issued by a Polish institution of higher education, and Poles studying abroad on producing a valid ISIC card.

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