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From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Transportation and Entrance

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Transportation and Entrance

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Visit Auschwitz concentration camp and learn about the history of the Holocaust and the Nazi terror against European Nations. See original buildings as well as remnants of gas chambers and crematoria.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 7 hours
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English, Polish
Optional audio guide
English, Italian, Polish
Private or small groups available


  • Explore both the Auschwitz Museum and the Birkenau Memorial
  • Learn the history of the Holocaust and genocide
  • Visit many permanent exhibitions on the grounds of the Museum
Full description
From Krakow, travel in an air-conditioned bus for approximately 1.5 hours to Birkenau near the town of Auschwitz. Upon arrival have a short break. Before you start your tour collect returnable booklets in your own language and receive from the driver all important information regarding what you must see. Explore the biggest Nazi extermination camp on your own. Spend at least one and a half hour seeing the remnants of living barracks for prisoners and the notorious gas chambers. From the Birkenau Memorial make your way to the Auschwitz Museum. Before you enter, receive guidelines from the driver and spend up to 2 hours in the Museum visiting numerous permanent exhibitions intended to provide an account of the horror of the camp. Finish your tour and go back to Kraków to the starting point, seeing various landmarks on the way.
  • Pickup from the meeting point in the center of Krakow
  • Round trip transfer and drop-off
  • Entrance to both camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Guidebooks available in 19 languages
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour (unless option is selected)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The bus stop located at Kiss and Ride Bus Stop (K+R) opposite Mercure Hotel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • The maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed in the Museum grounds is 30x20x10 cm
  • There are spots in the museum where it is not allowed to take pictures
  • The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service. Unfortunately, GetYourGuide and your guide have no influence on the duration of the break times
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 611 reviews

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Pawel, our host, was such a knowledgeable gentleman. He gave us a memorable experience and made the day much more than a tour of a historical site - he put personality into things and told us stories that weren't necessarily part of the tour. He was prompt in collecting us from the designated pick-up and even dropped us directly to our hotel at the end of the day. The transport was impeccably clean and comfortable. I wpould not hesitate to recommend to anyone.

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September 10, 2022

The departure time was moved, but it was announced well in advance the day before. The trip was self-guided, but the guide explained clearly how to proceed and gave expert tips about the destinations themselves. You were given a guide book in the language of your choice, it was very helpful. You could hand out the book as soon as you set off, the bus trip would be a good time to get to know it in more detail in advance. A successful trip, the arrangements worked well.

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September 7, 2022

100% worth it! Our driver (Paul) was really nice and helpful, he talked a lot about the camps while traveling. The departure was delayed by 15 mins but he texted us the evening before to let us know the changes. We had enough time to see both the Birkenau camp site and Auschwitz museum. On the way back to Krakow he offered to drop us off anywhere we wanted in the city.

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August 31, 2022

Product ID: 293880