Want to find out more about taking the train from Warsaw to Krakow Central? Look no further.
There are around 21 trains per day running between Warsaw and Krakow Central, which usually take 3 hours 13 minutes to complete the 155 miles (250 km) journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 33 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 Warsaw 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 timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
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 Warsaw to Krakow Central by booking early.§
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.
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!
The average journey time by train between Warsaw and Krakow Central is 3 hours and 13 minutes, with around 21 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Warsaw to Krakow Central is 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Warsaw to Krakow Central without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Warsaw to Krakow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Warsaw to Krakow Central leaves at 04:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Warsaw to Krakow Central leaves at 23:13. 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.
Trains travelling from Warsaw to Krakow Central cover a distance of around 155 miles (250 km) during the journey.