Trains from Katowice to Krakow

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Katowice - Krakow Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Katowice to Krakow. Traveling by train from Katowice to Krakow usually takes around one hour and 8 minutes, but the fastest Leo Express train can make the trip in 59 minutes.

Distance43 mi (69 km)
Fastest train0h 59m
Lowest price$5.32
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Katowice to Krakow?

In the last month, $7.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Katowice to Krakow. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.63 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Katowice to Krakow by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$6 whenever you decide to board the train to Krakow.

Which train should you take from Katowice to Krakow?

Leo Express is the one and only train line which connects Katowice to Krakow. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Leo Express21h 8m$7.90
  • Leo Express

    Leo Express

    Leo Express train tickets from Katowice to Krakow start from $5, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Leo Express schedules to Krakow. Leo Express in Katowice leaves from Panewnicka 1 and one other station. And in Krakow trains arrive at Pawia Train Station .

    From Katowice to Krakow train travel on Leo Express takes 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Krakow faster, Leo Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Leo Express offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Krakow.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Katowice to Krakow during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Katowice to Krakow?

The distance between Katowice and Krakow is approximately 43 miles, or 69 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 59 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Krakow.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Katowice to Krakow on Friday. Tickets for Friday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Katowice at 9:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Katowice to Krakow?

Trains leave the station in Katowice twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Krakow with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Krakow to Katowice.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Katowice?

Main departure station: Train Station

There are two stations in Katowice where you can board the train to Krakow.

All train stations in Katowice:

  • Train Station

  • Panewnicka 1

Where is the train station in Krakow?

Main arrival station: Pawia Train Station

Krakow has one train station.

Train stations in Krakow:

  • Pawia Train Station

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