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Travelling from Katowice to Krakow Central by train

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

On average, it takes around 1 hour 9 minutes to travel from Katowice to Krakow Central by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 51 minutes though. You'll usually find 36 trains per day running along the 43 miles (70 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. You'll probably be hopping onto a Leo Express train to get to Krakow Central, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central start from €2.90 when you book in advance, so use 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 Krakow Central by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Katowice to Krakow Central by train

It takes an average of 1h 9m to travel from Katowice to Krakow Central by train, over a distance of around 43 miles (70 km). There are normally 36 trains per day travelling from Katowice to Krakow Central and tickets for this journey start from €2.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 51m
PriceFrom €2.90
Distance43 miles (70 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
First train04:26
Last train22:58
Departure stationKatowice
Arrival stationKrakow Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Leo Express

Katowice to Krakow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Katowice to Krakow Central for Tuesday 16th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:39 10:31 52m, direct
09:53 10:55 1h 2m, direct
10:49 11:48 59m, direct
11:51 12:51 1h 0m, direct
12:05 12:56 51m, direct
12:10 13:23 1h 13m, direct
12:57 13:56 59m, direct
13:56 14:59 1h 3m, direct
14:17 15:08 51m, direct
15:12 16:04 52m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central

The price of train tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central starts at €2.90 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 Katowice 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 Katowice 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 Katowice to Krakow Central take?

The average journey time by train between Katowice and Krakow Central is 1 hour and 9 minutes, with around 36 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 Katowice and Krakow Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Katowice to Krakow Central is 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Katowice to Krakow Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Katowice to Krakow Central can start from as little as €2.90 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 Katowice to Krakow Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Katowice to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Katowice 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 Katowice to Krakow Central leave?

The first train from Katowice to Krakow Central leaves at 04:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Katowice to Krakow Central leaves at 22:58. 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 Katowice and Krakow Central by train?

Trains travelling from Katowice to Krakow Central cover a distance of around 43 miles (70 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Krakow Central to Katowice. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Katowice to Krakow Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Katowice to Krakow Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 03/06/2022 for travel on 03/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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