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Traveling from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf by train

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

On average, it takes around 11 hours 24 minutes to travel from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 9 hours 6 minutes though. You'll usually find 15 trains per day running along the 533 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Berlin Hbf, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. Trains on this route are usually operated by either DB or ÖBB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf start from $28.78 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

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 Berlin Hbf by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf by train

It takes an average of 11h 24m to travel from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf by train, over a distance of around 331 miles (533 km). There are normally 15 trains per day traveling from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $28.78 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 6m
PriceFrom $28.78
Distance331 miles (533 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train05:03
Last train22:57
Departure stationKrakow Central
Arrival stationBerlin Hbf
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Sindbad, ÖBB

Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:15 15:24 9h 9m, 4 changes
07:16 17:24 10h 8m, 4 changes
07:16 17:42 10h 26m, 3 changes
08:24 18:09 9h 45m, 3 changes
10:08 19:24 9h 16m, 4 changes
11:12 21:24 10h 12m, 4 changes
12:32 22:43 10h 11m, 5 changes
12:32 23:44 11h 12m, 4 changes
12:53 06:29 17h 36m, 6 changes
13:23 06:44 17h 21m, 5 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and EC (Eurocity) trains from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf

You can travel from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf

The price of train tickets from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf starts at $28.78 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf 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.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.
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FAQs for Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf? 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 Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Krakow Central and Berlin Hbf is 11 hours and 24 minutes, with around 15 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 Krakow Central and Berlin Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf is 9 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf can start from as little as $28.78 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf. Travelling from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf leaves at 05:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf leaves at 22:57. 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 Krakow Central and Berlin Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf cover a distance of around 331 miles (533 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Krakow Central to Berlin Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/31/2022 for travel on 08/31/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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