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Auschwitz Day Trip
9.10 / 10
Magda our French speaking guide is very interesting. She gave us a lot of details. The trip was done in good conditions.
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  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 7 hours

Set off on a half-day trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow and discover the hair-raising events that took place in this Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Over one million people were killed in Auschwitz with the Nazi’s Final Solution to the Jewish Question.  

Auschwitz Day Trip

Board a comfortable air-conditioned coach from the historic centre of Kraków and sit back while you head west to Oświęcim (Auschwitz in German).

Auschwitz-Birkenau is made up of several camps, of which the two most important are Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Once you get to the destination, you will first explore Auschwitz I, initially built to house political prisoners. Follow your local English-speaking guide into the various blocks to discover the permanent exhibitions explaining the atrocities committed in this site.

Next, head to the only remaining gas chambers and crematoriums, which weren’t destroyed by the Nazis before their hasty departure. During the whole visit, your guide will explain the building’s history in a delicate manner.

After a short break, drive to the second camp: Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Auschwitz II-Birkenau was built in 1941 as an extermination camp where approximately 1.3 million people were sent during the following years. Your guide will lead you through the barracks, the latrines, the train tracks, the deposit of ashes, the remains of the crematoriums and gas chambers which were demolished by the German troops before leaving to hide the evidence.

After visiting both camps, you will head back to Krakow.

Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tour

If you want to save money and visit the city's two unmissable excursions on the same day, check out our: Krakow Combo: Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tour

Important Timetable Information

From April 2020, the starting time of the tour may vary depending on the day, with a maximum margin of 4 hours. In this case, the provider will contact you at least seven days in advance.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Children 5-16 years old Children under 5 years old
English guided tour
US$ 44.20
US$ 40.40
US$ 25.20

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 44.20
  • Children 5-16 years old

    US$ 40.40
  • Children under 5 years old

    US$ 25.20

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7 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Transport in an airconditioned coach.

Professional English speaking guide.

Admission to Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camps.

Not included


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is there a reason that it is not possible to reserve the tour on the 20th 21st and 22nd of April?

    A - It is not possible to visit Auschwitz on the 20th 21st and 22nd of April, as those dates are reserved for visits by concentration camp survivors and family members.

  • Q - How is the visit to the concentration camp?

    A - All visitors will be given headphones to follow the tour.

  • Q - Is it possible to request a child seat?

    A - Yes, but please mention it in the comments when making your reservation.

  • Q - What documentation is needed to accredit me as a student?

    A - To make the most of the student discount, you'll have to present your I.D. or passport (to confirm that you are younger than 26) and a student card (physical or electronic) with the name of the university, as well as the name of the student and expiry date.

  • Q - Can we take luggage on the excursion?

    A - Yes.

  • Q - How long is dedicated to the visit to each camp?

    A - Approximately 2.5 hours in Auschwitz I and in Auschwitz II-Birkenau approximately 2.5 hours.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 44.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Straszewskiego 14.