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Tickets will cost the same price if you book at Budapest Keleti station
Online bookings open: 2months ahead of the travel date
A plus of booking online is that you will have ensured your place on the train.
Your first choice of accommodation MAY be sold out if you don't book in advance.
Click the train button above for more info including the rail pass reservation fees.
(The deluxe sleeping cabins are not available for Budapest to Krakow journeys)
Rail pass users must reserve before boarding these trains, but these reservations cannot be booked online on MAV
Reservations can be arranged and paid for at the InternationalTravel desk at Budapest Keleti station - ideally do this when you first arrive in Budapest on the preceding train on your itinerary.
Or book the reservations online with Eurail or InterRail - this is the only means ensuring your reservations before you embark on your itinerary, but you will have to pay a booking fee
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The train is usually scheduled to depart Budapest Keleti at 19:25 and arrive in Krakow Glowny at the rather early time of 06:17.
Final Destination: Warszawa
This is the only direct train from Budapest to Krakow.
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