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Katowice to Krakow Central by train

It takes an average of 2h 14m to travel from Katowice to Krakow Central by train, over a distance of around 43 miles (70 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Katowice to Krakow Central and tickets for this journey start from €2 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 38m
Price€2 - €2.90
Distance43 miles (70 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationKatowice
Arrival stationKrakow Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsLeo Express

Katowice to Krakow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Katowice to Krakow Central for Tuesday 14th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:35 09:44 2h 09m, direct
08:12 09:50 1h 38m, direct
08:24 11:08 2h 44m, 1 change
10:45 12:32 1h 47m, direct
11:35 14:04 2h 29m, 1 change
13:03 14:51 1h 48m, direct
14:36 16:17 1h 41m, direct
15:54 17:42 1h 48m, direct
16:16 17:54 1h 38m, direct
17:20 19:01 1h 41m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central

Train tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central start at €2 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €2.05.
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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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 2 hours and 14 minutes, with around 18 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 1 hour and 38 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Katowice to Krakow Central can start from as little as €2 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 Katowice to Krakow Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Katowice to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Katowice to Krakow Central. 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 03:17. 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 22:47. 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.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Katowice to Krakow Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 14/07/2020. 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 09/04/2020 for travel on 12/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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