Budapest to Krakow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 47m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Budapest to Krakow by train

Fast trains from Budapest to Krakow take around 9 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Budapest and Krakow.

1. Are there direct trains from Budapest to Krakow?

Direct trains from Budapest to Krakow have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Budapest to Krakow every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Budapest to Krakow?

The Budapest to Krakow train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Budapest to Krakow train times and schedule?

On weekdays the only direct train to Krakow is usually scheduled to depart Budapest around 20:05. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Budapest to Krakow train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Budapest to Krakow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Budapest and Krakow?

More than one train company operates on the route from Budapest to Krakow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.