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Traveling from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central by train

Looking to travel from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 6 hours 33 minutes to travel from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 14 minutes though. You'll usually find 14 trains per day running along the 485 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Krakow Central.

Plan your trip ahead and book your train tickets in advance if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Just start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices for trains from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Krakow Central by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Gdansk Central to Krakow Central by train

Journey timeFrom 5h 14m
Distance301 miles (485 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train00:08
Last train19:32
Departure stationGdansk Central
Arrival stationKrakow Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Gdansk Central to Krakow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:59 10:18 5h 19m, direct
06:02 11:21 5h 19m, direct
08:03 13:20 5h 17m, direct
09:58 15:12 5h 14m, direct
11:57 17:12 5h 15m, direct
12:57 19:11 6h 14m, 1 change
13:59 19:28 5h 29m, direct
14:56 20:25 5h 29m, 1 change
17:03 22:22 5h 19m, direct
18:08 00:34 6h 26m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

FAQs for Gdansk Central to Krakow Central

Want to know more about your journey from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central take?

The average journey time by train between Gdansk Central and Krakow Central is 6 hours and 33 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Gdansk Central and Krakow Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central is 5 hours and 14 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central leave?

The first train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central leaves at 00:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central leave?

The last train from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central leaves at 19:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Gdansk Central and Krakow Central by train?

Trains travelling from Gdansk Central to Krakow Central cover a distance of around 301 miles (485 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Krakow Central to Gdansk Central.

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