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From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Trip

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Trip

From US$ 10.91 per person

Take a comfortable bus journey from Krakow and pay your respects to the victims of the Holocaust during a guided tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Italian, English, Spanish, German, French, Polish
Optional audio guide
English, Polish
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Be prepared to go through a security check in order to enter Auschwitz-Birkenau.
  • Pre-book your ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau and enjoy roundtrip transport from Krakow
  • Join an authorized guide on a poignant tour of the former concentration camps
  • See the original buildings and the haunting personal artifacts left behind
  • Explore the atrocities and dark history of the Holocaust during World War II
  • Commemorate the camp’s victims and hear stories of survival
Full description
Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with the convenience of a pre-booked entrance ticket and roundtrip bus transfer from Krakow. See original buildings and artifacts on a poignant and informative tour with a licensed guide. After a 1-hour and 15-minute journey, arrive at the Auschwitz I Museum and embark on a walking tour with a certified educator. Explore the remains of the Nazi camp's barracks, watchtowers, and crematoriums. With the help of the provided headset, listen as your guide tells about the ghastly Nazi crimes committed in the camps and hear stories of the everyday lives of the prisoners. Next, continue the walking tour at the Auschwitz-Birkenau II Memorial. Witness gas chambers and the remains of the railway which transported prisoners to the camps. Commemorate the camp’s victims and discover stories of survival in the memorial site. Afterward, get a bit of time to explore on your own before getting back on the bus to return to Krakow.
  • Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau entry ticket
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport from meeting point and for activity duration: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    We meet at Plac Matejki 2 (Matejki Square 2) in Kraków. Heading from the city center, the bus stop and the office are on your right-hand side. The office is marked with the Cracow City Tours logo - you can't miss it. This is the only meeting point, there is no hotel pick-up. From the meeting point we go straight to the tour destination.

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    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 1651 reviews

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    Didn't book a tour directly with the memorial site far enough in advance (English tours were all booked out) so I found this option instead, which I think (fortunately) turned out to be just the same experience (same cost, same tour) if not slightly better (b/c it included the bus from the city). The tour guide we had was outstanding. Definitely a heavy experience, but highly worthwhile. Recommend.

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    October 17, 2022

    My 13 year old son and I booked our tickets hours before the tour very easily online. We arrived at the meetup point to find a very comfortable bus and friendly staff. We enjoyed the drive to Auschwitz and the movie played on our trip was very informative. Taking the tour with the bus shuttle was so much easier than navigating public transportation on our own. The guided tour was excellent and covered everything. We had plenty of time outside of the tours with the breaks that were given to us to use the washroom and eat our food we’d brought along. I’d recommend this tour if you are considering Auschwitz. We paid the lowest price for the tour with bus trip - you won’t find a better price! And we only had 15 people in our English tour group which was very comfortable. I give this tour a 10/10!

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    September 7, 2022

    Disappointed because the guide was in a hurry.

    The tour started with a film in the bus wij a film thats oké. We had a feeling chat pur guide was in hurry. Thee was no possibility to look around. And she had a speachproblem that made it hard to listen and understand her and sometimes we lost contact with her on the system. We visited Auswithz before and at that moment there was more space for watching and we visited more buildings in Birkenau and in Auswitz. Travelparts were well organized.

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    June 23, 2017

    Product ID: 395781

    VA ID: 395781