Trains from Kraków to Katowice

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Kraków - Katowice Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Kraków to Katowice. Traveling by train from Kraków to Katowice 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$4.14
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceLeo Express
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Kraków to Katowice?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Leo Express21h 9m$6.01
  • Leo Express

    Leo Express

    Leo Express train tickets from Kraków to Katowice start from $4, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Leo Express schedules to Katowice. Leo Express in Krakow leaves from Pawia Train Station . And in Katowice trains arrive at Train Station and one other train station.

    From Kraków to Katowice train travel on Leo Express takes 1 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Katowice 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 Katowice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Krakow to Katowice 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Kraków to Katowice?

The distance between Kraków and Katowice 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 Katowice.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kraków to Katowice are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kraków at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00am. 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 Kraków to Katowice?

Trains leave the station in Kraków twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Katowice 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 Katowice to Kraków.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kraków?

Main departure station: Pawia Train Station

There is one train station in Kraków.

All train stations in Kraków:

  • Pawia Train Station

Where is the train station in Katowice?

Main arrival station: Train Station

Katowice receives travelers from Kraków at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Katowice:

  • Train Station

  • Panewnicka 1

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