Every night a direct sleeper train links Prague with Krakow & Warsaw. There is one (or at peak periods, two) air-conditioned Czech sleeping-cars en route to or from Warsaw, numbered car 349 & at peak periods also car 347.
Krakow Central to Prague by train
|Journey time||From 6h 21m|
|Price||€5.40 – €76.10|
|Distance||244 miles (392 km)|
|Frequency||12 trains per day|
|Departure station||Krakow Central|
Poland is cheaper ! Poland which is easily one of the cheapest countries we visited in Europe! If you’re looking to do Europe el-cheapo, Kraków is definitely going to save you a few bucks.
The best way to get from Poland to Prague is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs 200 zł – 490 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65 zł – 130 zł and takes 8h 9m, you could also bus, which costs 120 zł – 170 zł and takes 10h 15m.
Top 10 Things to Avoid in Prague Sightseeing. Wasting Time Waiting for the Cuckoo. Charles Bridge in the Middle of the Day. Getting around. Getting Pickpocketed on the 22 Tram. Getting Ripped off by Taxis. Shopping and money. Tacky Souvenir Shops. Rip-off Exchange Offices. U Fleku’s Pushy Waiters. Wenceslas Square Sausages. Restaurants on Old Town Square.
Although there are many places to explore, you can see the most important sights and attractions in just 3 days . For your convenience, I’ve prepared a 3-day plan for you, so you can get the most out of your time spent in Krakow.
Prague can be a very cheap city to visit but it can also be very expensive . It depends where you pull out your wallet. Because there are so many tourists and almost all of them visit the same few sites, it is just good business sense for a shop or restaurant owner to raise their prices and collect as much as they can.
In general, Warsaw is a larger city that is more spread out and cosmopolitan. Krakow , on the other hand, is much more compact but still gets the bulk of the tourist attention. While Warsaw is larger and more sophisticated, most foreign visitors go to Krakow , the most popular tourist destination in Poland.
Almost all attractions in Krakow are affordable so it won’t hurt your budget to see a few different things. Be sure to check out Plac Nowy, which is brimming with flea markets and antique bazaars. The most expensive attraction for most people is the Auschwitz tour (it’s worth the money).
If you are short on time, Prague will be the better choice seeing as it’s a smaller, walkable city with better day trip options. If you have a little more time and happen to love food, Budapest will give you a few more options to fill your days, plus, the thermal spas are world-class.
Budapest is larger and more expensive than Krakow . Both cities offer plenty of popular attractions at low prices or entirely for free. Local food and drink are cheap by European standards as well, making both Budapest and Krakow amazing holiday destinations for every budget.
Prague is bigger so it gets more tourists as it’s not only a wonderful city but also a capital. Krakow is smaller so easier to navigate but don’t expect it to be quiet – it’s the most touristy place in Poland and there are many reasons for that!
The train distance from Prague to Kraków is around 243 miles ( 392 km ).
It takes an average of 7h 36m to travel from Prague to Krakow Central by train , over a distance of around 244 miles (392 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Prague to Krakow Central and tickets for this journey start from €5.40 when you book in advance.
The best way to get from Prague to Auschwitz -Birkenau State Museum is to train which takes 6h 20m and costs 500 Kč – 850 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus , which costs 790 Kč – 810 Kč and takes 7h 40m.