How to get to Auschwitz on a tour or bus from Krakow

Former Auschwitz II Birkenau concentration camp in Poland

A must see on your tourist trip to Krakowsouth of Poland, is without a doubt the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum, which you find under the name of Oswiecim Muzeum.

For this you should know that the old Auschwitz concentration camp It is located 70 kilometers west of Krakow.

If you do not have rental car or own vehicle, you have two options to visit it.

Memorial of the former Auschwitz I concentration camp in Poland

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour from Krakow

The most comfortable, without a doubt, is to sign up for a Auschwitz-Birkenau excursion from Krakow with Spanish guide.

On this excursion that will take you almost the whole day, they will pick you up in the center of Krakow and already on the bus you will see an introductory documentary of the visit you are going to do.

Already in the former Auschwitz concentration camp, first you will see the barracks area and other main dependencies of it.

Memorial of the former Auschwitz I concentration camp in Poland

Then on the bus you will approach the nearby extension of Birkenau where you will see the area where the Nazis carried out the strategy of Final Solution to the Jewish Problem.

Finally you will return to Krakow after a day of about six and a half hours.

Here you have all the information about the Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour, one of the ways to visit it from Krakow.

And here another alternative of Auschwitz tour from Krakow with Spanish guide and a duration of seven hours.

How to get to Auschwitz by bus from Krakow

But if you prefer to go on your own, you have the option to arrive is go by bus.

Former Auschwitz II Birkenau concentration camp in Poland

The Krakow bus station You find it on the east side of the train station Kraków Główny, and you recognize her for being in the building with the acronym Mda (Bosacka street 18, in square Wita Stwosza).

To go to Auschwitz from Krakow you must take the bus that takes you to the town of Oswiecim, although you must get off beforehand at the bus stop Oswiecim Muzeum.

There are several bus lines that cover that route, and even some of them have the memorial as their last stop.

Early in the morning there are buses every 10-25 minutes, for example, at 8.25, 8.30, 9.00, 9.20, 9.30, 9.55, 10.05 and 10.20 hours.

On the official website of the Krakow MDA station you can check the Bus schedules from Krakow to Auchwitz (Oswiecim Muzeum).

He price of the bill It is just over 5 euros.

Once in the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum, to go to the old nearby Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp You can use the bus that connects both sites.

Video: AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP TOURS, PRICES, BUS FROM KRAKOW - POLAND (January 2020).