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Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central by train

It takes an average of 10h 26m to travel from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central by train, over a distance of around 182 miles (292 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central and tickets for this journey start from €43.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 31m
PriceFrom €43.30
Distance182 miles (292 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train04:25
Last train18:25
Departure stationBudapest-Keleti
Arrival stationKrakow Central
ChangesDirect trains available

Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central for Tuesday 6th July 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:25 12:56 8h 31m, 1 change
07:14 16:41 9h 27m, 1 change
10:14 19:02 8h 48m, 3 changes
10:40 22:18 11h 38m, 6 changes
14:14 02:49 12h 35m, 3 changes
18:25 04:45 10h 20m, 1 change
18:25 05:02 10h 37m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central

The price of train tickets from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central starts at €43.30 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 Budapest-Keleti 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.

§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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest-Keleti 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 Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest-Keleti and Krakow Central is 10 hours and 26 minutes, with around 7 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 Budapest-Keleti and Krakow Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central is 8 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central can start from as little as €43.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Budapest-Keleti 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 Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central leave?

The first train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central leaves at 04:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central leave?

The last train from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central leaves at 18:25. 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 Budapest-Keleti and Krakow Central by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central cover a distance of around 182 miles (292 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Krakow Central to Budapest-Keleti. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Budapest-Keleti to Krakow Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/06/2021. 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 05/27/2021 for travel on 05/27/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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