Warsaw: Tour to Auschwitz & Krakow

Join us for a full day tour to visit Auschwitz and Krakow on a one day excursion from Warsaw. Depending on your preferences, this tour can be organized either using train connections between Warsaw and Krakow or by car.

What all options have in common, is a full guided group tour with a local guide in the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum – a memorable visit of up to 3,5 hours in a chosen language. During sightseeing of the notorious site where millions have lost their lives, you will see the most important parts such as:

Auschwitz I – the main camp (approx 2 hours of visiting)

  • camp infrastructure barracks (storage, workshops),
  • SS guardhouse and camp director’s office,
  • The Arbeit Macht Frei gate, thousands of prisoners walked through this gate on their way to long hours of hard labour,
  • numerous exhibitions showing personal belongings of the prisoners,
  • courtyard of the Block 11 with so-called Death Wall – place where people were executed,
  • Block 11- the camp jail – had several functions; prisoners were held in the basement; the first test of mass murder with Zyklon B was arranged here,
  • the site of the execution of the camp commandant Rudolf Hoss,
  • the gas chamber and crematorium I.

Auschwitz II – Birkenau, the largest center of extermination (up to 1,5 hours of visiting)

  • the famous railway entrance gate for trains transporting prisoners to the camp,
  • the ramp, destination for trains carrying people deported to Auschwitz,
  • the ruins of gas chambers and crematoria I and II,
  • the monuments to the victims, located at the end of the railroad platform, between the ruins of the gas chambers,
  • the main camp bathhouse – the Sauna,
  • Kanada, the storehouses for loot,
  • the ruins of gas chambers and crematoria IV and V,
  • the barracks.

Please see the options below and choose the one that suits you best:

1. BY TRAIN THROUGH KRAKOW (recommended)

You will use a fast train connection between Warsaw and Krakow so you can avoid traffic jams and many hours of driving by car. This alternative for a day trip is not only comfortable but also by using public transportation allows you to pay the lowest price possible for this kind of tour. It’s up to you if you prefer to explore the city of Krakow on your own or see the old town with a licensed local guide. It’s the most convenient way of visiting Auschwitz & Krakow during a one day tour from Warsaw.

Option 1A – with free time in Krakow

Our driver will pick you up in the morning from your hotel, take you to the train station and make sure you take the seats on the right train. You will receive return train tickets and set off for a journey to Krakow lasting approx 2,5 hours. When you get off the train in Krakow our local guide will be waiting for you there at the platform with a small “Poland Travel” board. When you get off the train, just please wait at the platform and let our guide find you. The driver will take you to the spot where you will join your guided group tour to Auschwitz Birkenau. When you come back to Krakow you will have free time in the city. When you arrive back at Warsaw train station, you will find there again our driver who will take you back to your hotel. So it is all as comfortable and easy as can be.

Prices:

  • 750 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 590 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 530 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 490 PLN per person (4 persons or more)

Includes:

  • morning hotel pick up in Warsaw and transfer to the train station
  • morning assistance of an English speaking driver until getting inside the train to Krakow
  • 2nd class return tickets for economic standard fast train connection between Warsaw and Krakow
  • pick up from the train platform in Krakow by a local English speaking driver
  • shared transportation between Krakow and Auschwitz by car/mini-van/bus
  • sightseeing of Auschwitz & Birkenau in a group with a guide of up to 3,5 hours
  • entrance tickets to Auschwitz & Birkenau
  • free time in Krakow after coming back to Krakow and before departure of your train back to Warsaw
  • evening pick up from the train platform in Warsaw by a local English speaking driver
  • transfer from the train station back to your hotel in Warsaw

Tour lasts 15 – 17 hours

Option 1B – with a guided walking tour of Krakow

We can also arrange the same trip as Option 1A but instead of free time in Krakow you can have a private tour that lasts up to 2,5 hours during which you will be able to admire the highlights of Krakow’s old town with a local licensed guide in English (or any other language). Not only is it a perfect opportunity to learn the city’s history but also the guide will help you board your train back to Warsaw as the tour will end at the train station.

Prices:

  • 1070 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 760 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 630 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 580 PLN per person (4 persons or more)

Tour lasts 15 – 17 hours

For both options of our tours to Auschwitz by train you can add following supplements:

  • 60 PLN per person for 1st class ECONOMIC standard fast train tickets (TLK or IC) both ways
  • 120 PLN per person for 2nd class PREMIUM standard fast train tickets (EIP) both ways
  • 220 PLN per person for 1st class PREMIUM standard fast train tickets (EIP) both ways 
  • 450 PLN per mini-van up to 7 people if you prefer to have private transportation between Krakow and Auschwitz

* The detailed itinerary with exact times of hotel pick and train departures depends on the train and tour schedules and needs to be confirmed each time by our office – please contact us for more details

* The tour is available in English, Spanish, Italian, German, French and Russian

2. BY CAR WITH A VISIT TO KRAKOW

If for any reason you prefer to avoid crowds and take a pleasant journey alone or with your family/friends only, we have prepared an exclusive offer that allows you to reach Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Krakow in a comfortable car, assisted by a private English-speaking driver. This unique door-to-door service is a perfect choice for anyone who chooses the comfort of getting directly at the spot without being bound by train schedules.

Option 2A – with free time in Krakow

Our driver will pick you up in the morning from your hotel and drive you directly to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. At the site you will join a guided group tour of Auschwitz & Birkenau which lasts up to 3,5 hours. After the visit, your driver will take you to Krakow where you can have up to 3 hours of free time. Later, you will meet the driver in the agreed spot and come back to Warsaw in the same vehicle.

Prices:

  • 1700 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 900 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 650 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 580 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 540 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 510 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?

  • hotel pick and drop off
  • private transportation with an English speaking driver
  • sightseeing of Auschwitz & Birkenau in a group with a guide for up to 3,5 hours
  • entrance tickets to Auschwitz & Birkenau

The whole tour lasts up to 17 hours

Option 2B – with a guided walking tour of Krakow

If you prefer, instead of free time in Krakow, we can also arrange a private guided walking tour of Krakow Old Town with a private local guide in English (or any language of choice) for up to 2,5-hours .

Prices:

  • 2050 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 1080 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 770 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 670 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 610 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 570 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

The whole tour lasts up to 17 hours

If you would like to see only Auschwitz & Birkenau you can choose one of our tours:

  1. Group Tour to Auschwitz from Warsaw
  2. Private Tour to Auschwitz from Warsaw

Due to frequent problems with availability of entrance tickets and guides in Auschwitz, please book your tour as early as possible before your planned visit so we can make all necessary arrangements for you.

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  1. (5/5)

    Reliable driver, experienced tour guide, and enough time in Auschwitz and Krakow

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