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Olsztyn to Kraków by train

The journey from Olsztyn to Kraków by train is 258.31 mi and takes 7 hr 49 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:52 AM and the last at 8:03 PM. It is possible to travel from Olsztyn to Kraków by train for as little as $20.14 or as much as $287.38. The best price for this journey is $20.14.

Lowest Price$20.14
Journey Duration7 hr 49 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$20.14
Highest Price$287.38
First Departure4:52 AM
Last Departure8:03 PM
Distance258.31 mi
DepartureOlsztyn
ArrivalKraków
CarriersFinnair, Wizz AirMore

Olsztyn to Kraków Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Olsztyn to Kraków?

Prices will vary when you travel from Olsztyn to Kraków. On average, though, you'll pay about $78.24 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $20.14, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Olsztyn to Kraków vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $78.24. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Olsztyn to Kraków by train?

Traveling from Olsztyn to Kraków by train will usually take 7 hr 49 min. This journey covers a distance of 258.31 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 7 hr 49 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Olsztyn to Kraków covers a distance of 258.31 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 hr 49 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hr 42 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Olsztyn to Kraków faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use on the Olsztyn to Kraków route?

You will be able to leave Olsztyn by using stations such as Olsztyn Główny,Olsztyn Main,Olsztyn, Sielska (Shell),Olsztyn Dajtki,Olsztyn - Uniwersytet Prawocheńskiego. These connect you to stations including Krakow, ul. Dworcowa,Kraków Airport,Kraków, Rondo Matecznego,Krakow Straszewskiego,Krakow in Kraków. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Olsztyn or in Kraków, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Olsztyn leave for Kraków?

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Olsztyn to Kraków. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 3 departures from Olsztyn which travel directly to Kraków. There are 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Olsztyn to Kraków. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Olsztyn to Kraków
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Olsztyn to Kraków.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Olsztyn to Kraków, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Olsztyn to Kraków.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $13.81 to $29.14 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 53% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Olsztyn to Kraków

The cheapest Olsztyn - Kraków train tickets can be found for as low as $18.70 if you’re lucky, or $28.18 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $62.69.

Find the best day to travel to Kraków by train

When travelling to Kraków by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2001, the PKP Group was formed as a result of restructuring the state-owned Polish railways in compliance with directives from the European Union. The company operates various types of trains, including Intercity, Express, Regional, Pendolino and EuroNight trains. PKP also operates high-speed trains under the brand name "Pendolino," which can reach speeds of up to 250 km/h.

POLREGIO is a regional train service in Poland that connects various cities and towns within the country. It is operated by the Polish State Railways (PKP) and offers affordable and convenient transportation options for both locals and tourists. POLREGIO trains provide connections to major cities such as Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, and Poznan. REGIO (R), REGIOplus, interREGIO (IR), and REGIOekspres (RE) are different train types operated by POLREGIO.

Wizz Air is a low-cost airline based in Hungary that operates flights to destinations across Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Founded in 2003, the airline has grown rapidly and now operates a fleet of over 100 aircraft, serving more than 150 destinations in 44 countries. Wizz Air is known for its no-frills approach to air travel, offering low fares and charging extra for additional services such as checked baggage and in-flight meals. The airline has a strong focus on efficiency and cost control, allowing it to offer some of the lowest fares in the industry.

Ticket types and facilities from Olsztyn to Kraków

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by PKP when traveling from Olsztyn to Kraków.

Second Class

Second class tickets on PKP Intercity are more affordable, offer standard seating with basic amenities, and may be more crowded during peak travel times.
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First Class

First class tickets on PKP trains offer larger, more comfortable seats with more legroom, better facilities and amenities, complimentary snacks and drinks, and a quieter atmosphere, but are more expensive.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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All domestic Express InterCity trains now offer free Wi-Fi, as do select international routes to Berlin and Vienna, thanks to a partnership with T-Mobile, a leading mobile operator in Poland.
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The Quiet Zone, at no extra charge, is located in carriage no. 7 on every Express InterCity Premium train, accommodating 61 seats.
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Passengers can access electric sockets, with ample outlets available in both PKP przewozy regionalne and PKP inter-regionalne.
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You can take advantage of free baggage allowance on their journeys. This includes small and easy-to-carry items that fit in the overhead and under-the-seat compartments. However, if the luggage is too large to fit in these compartments, there will be a fee of PLN 5.81 per item. So, you should keep in mind the size of their luggage before boarding the train to avoid any additional fees.
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PKP Intercity provides designated seating for disabled individuals or those with reduced mobility, with specific allocations based on carriage type. On EIP trains, it's advisable for such passengers to book at least 2 days in advance, though seats for wheelchair users remain continuously available. Those using wheelchairs can also purchase tickets directly onboard EIP trains if designated spots remain open. Additionally, some train routes feature carriages adapted for wheelchair users. It's important to note that if a disabled passenger is traveling with an assistance dog, they are required to book the entire compartment in couchette carriages.
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Every traveler receives a complimentary drink regardless of class, while first class passengers also enjoy a meal served at their seat.
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All trains come equipped with air conditioning.
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You are allowed to transport certain items free of charge while traveling on trains. These include easy-to-carry things that fit in the overhead and under-the-seat compartments, as well as an unfolded pram when traveling with children, and one pair of skis. However, you will need to pay an additional fee for each bicycle they bring, provided that it is unfolded and not packed.
Services on board Finnair, Wizz Air and POLREGIO from Olsztyn to Kraków
Compare services on board when travelling from Olsztyn to Kraków by train.
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Olsztyn to Kraków CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
29.1kg
Bus
31.18kg
Flight
83.14kg
Car
66.51kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Olsztyn to Kraków by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Olsztyn and Kraków are 29.1kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Olsztyn and Kraków? By taking the train between Olsztyn and Kraków you will save 54.04kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.08kg compared to a bus and 37.41kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Olsztyn to Kraków?
A train ticket from Olsztyn to Kraków is $78.24. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $20.14.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Olsztyn to Kraków?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Olsztyn to Kraków is $20.14. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Olsztyn and Kraków by train?
Olsztyn to Kraków is 258.31 mi.
How long does the train between Olsztyn and Kraków take?
Olsztyn to Kraków is on average 7 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 42 min.
Which companies operate from Olsztyn to Kraków?
The train journey from Olsztyn to Kraków is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Finnair, Wizz Air, POLREGIO, PKP and LOT.
How many train connections per day go from Olsztyn to Kraków?
Olsztyn to Kraków has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Olsztyn to Kraków leave?
The earliest train from Olsztyn to Kraków departs at 4:52 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Olsztyn to Kraków depart?
The latest train from Olsztyn to Kraków departs at 8:03 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Olsztyn to Kraków in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $20.14 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Olsztyn to Kraków?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Olsztyn to go to Kraków.
What's the fastest journey time between Olsztyn to Kraków by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Olsztyn and Kraków is 5 hr 42 min.
Is there a direct train from Olsztyn to Kraków?
Yes, there is a direct train between Olsztyn and Kraków.
What are the CO2 emissions for Olsztyn to Kraków by train?
The train journey from Olsztyn to Kraków creates 29.1kg of CO2 emissions.

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