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How to travel from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central? Look no further.

You'll usually find 17 trains per day running between Wroclaw Central and Krakow Central, which usually take 3 hours 32 minutes to complete the 235 km journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 6 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

You can save money on train tickets from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central by train

Journey timeFrom 3h 6m
Distance146 miles (235 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train01:00
Last train19:59
Departure stationWroclaw Central
Arrival stationKrakow Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central for martes oct. 4º 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:09 09:31 3h 22m, direct
07:20 10:30 3h 10m, direct
08:05 12:00 3h 55m, direct
08:55 12:53 3h 58m, 1 change
10:43 14:09 3h 26m, direct
12:05 15:12 3h 7m, direct
12:41 16:06 3h 25m, 1 change
12:41 16:21 3h 40m, direct
14:00 17:10 3h 10m, direct
14:50 18:36 3h 46m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Wroclaw 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 Wroclaw 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 Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central

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

The average journey time by train between Wroclaw Central and Krakow Central is 3 hours and 32 minutes, with around 17 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 Wroclaw Central and Krakow Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central is 3 hours and 6 minutes.

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Wroclaw 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 Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central leave?

The first train from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central leaves at 01:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central leaves at 19:59. 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 Wroclaw Central and Krakow Central by train?

Trains travelling from Wroclaw Central to Krakow Central cover a distance of around 146 miles (235 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

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