TRANSPORT
KRAKOW, POLAND

Area Code012 $1= 3.95zl, Euro=4.59zl, 24 May, 2004

BUS
BUS Terminal
ul Worcella near main train station - Krakow Glowny

INTERNATIONAL
There are several different bus companies with services to all over Europe. Prices vary, time tables are complicated and change regularly.
Travel agencies are the best place to get info.
Denature times should be confirmed due to the constant changes It can be obtained at Orbis.

Destination

Price OW/RT

Hour
Timetable
Berlin 229/359zl 13:30(A1:30)
Hamburg 219/325zl 13:30(A6:00+1)
Munich 216/330zl 16:45(A7:00+1)
Vienna 115/230zl TuWFSa20:00(A6:00+1)
Amsterdam 332/532zl 12:45(A9:00+1)
Brussels 290/456zl TuFSu14:45(A12:45+1)
Paris 300/420zl 14:45(A14:30+1)
London 440/599zl 11:30(A14:30+1)
Kopenhagen 390/560zl TuSu11:30(A9:50+1)


NATIONAL
Polski Express Service Buy tickets from PKS Bus Station and travel agencies.

Destination

Price

Hour
Timetable
Katowice 18.6zl 1.5hrs 6:30, 12:30, 17:30
Lodz 40.8zl 5.0hrs 6:30,12:30, 17:30
Warsaw Airport 65zl 6:30(A14:00), 12:30(A20:00)
Warsaw 65zl 6:30(A14:30), 12:30(A20:30)
PKS(Public) bus service
Auschwitz
64km(Oswiecim)
8.0zl 2.0hrs 8,8:45,9,14, 15:15

back to Krakow

 9:25,10:30,11:55,13:15,14:15,15:10,16:35,17:30, 18:10
Katowice 15.0zl 2.0hrs many 1-2 buses/hr
Lodz 30.0zl 6.5hrs 9:45, 10:30, 13:15
Warsaw 55.0zl 6.0hrs 9:00
Zakopane 104km 11.0zl 2.0hrs Many every 40min, 4:40-20:50
Nowy Saczs 14zl 2.5hrs many 1-2 buses/hr
Zamosc 318km 45.0zl 8.0hrs 8:10, 14:10
Wroclaw 40.0zl 6.0hrs 0:00, 8:05, 10:00, 21:30
Lublin 269km 35.0zl 6.5hrs 10:20, 10:45, 15:45



TRAIN
Station: Krakow Glowny, pl. Kolejowy, left luggage 11zl - often queues. Kantor (low rate), ATM. The main restaurant serves disgusting coffee. there's a small local kiosk in front of station, S side, cheaper and better.

INTERNATIONAL
Cost=2nd Class including , couchette & reservation charge if necessary

Destination

Price

Hour

Timetable
Berlin 178zl 8.5hr 8:15(A18:46), 21:22(A8:10+1)
Dresden 276.9zl 9.0hr change at Cottbus. 8:50, 21:22
Frankfurt 515.01zl 14.5+hr requires to change trains a few times ex 6:16(20:38)
Bratislava 241.02zl 8.0hr requires to change trains a few times. route via Katowice or Braclav may be shortest. ex 8:15, 13:15
Praha 210zl 8.5hr 22:42(A7:23+1)
Vienna 234zl 8.5hr 22:42(A7:03+1)
Budapest 279zl 11.0hr 22:25(A9:27+1)
Bucharest 712zl 33.0hr requires to change trains a few times via Sovakia and Huingary
Kiev 226zl 24.5hr 9:10(a10:36)
Odessa 210zl 25.0hr requires to change trains a few times, via Tarnow and Przemysl Gl.

NATIONAL
Reservation - domestic 9.50zl, IC: Intercity E:express, F:fast/ordinary

Destination

distance

Price E/F

Timetable(A arrival)
Auschwitz
(Oswiecim)
33.8/17.6zl 6:22, 6:55, 8:35, 11:22, 12:45, 14:45, 15:47, 18:40, 19:37, 21:43, 22:42 1.5hrs.
Katowice 78km 36/19.46zl Many 1.5hrs
Warsaw 320km 78/49.78zl 16/day, 3-4hrs
Wroclaw 268km 69.1/39.36zl 13 trains/day 4hrs.
Poznan 79/46.54zl 6:16, 7:15, 13:15, 16:15, 20:15, 21:20, 23:35, 6-8hrs
Gdansk 86/58zl 5:50, 9:35, 14:35, 15:35, 18:45, 7-9hrs.
Zakopane 147km 55.8/30.03zl 11 trains/day, 4 hrs.

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