Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour & Transfer from Krakow

Visit the former concentration and extermination camps of Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Learn about their tragic history with a live guide. See the former gas chambers and the barracks where prisoners were kept. Choose between private and shared tours. Read information about the places you see one by one from a booklet.
Private
6 - 10 hours
Group size up to 8 persons
Mobile ticket
Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
English

Important Information:

• 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
• Maximum luggage/bag/purse/backpack size is 30x20x10cm
• If your child is less than 150 cm tall, please inform the supplier so that a child seat can be arranged
• From March 2020, new guidelines at Auschwitz-Birkenau mean booking well in advance is the only way to ensure you are able to visit. It is generally possible to change your ticket date and time after purchase if necessary. Be sure to contact the local partner with any questions you may have about your booking time and date
• The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service
• Time of departure is approximate and may change up to 3 hours

What awaits you:

Travel to Auschwitz-Birkenau on a 7-hour trip from Krakow. Visit the largest death camp in human history and the infamous site of human extermination and genocide during World War II. Auschwitz-Birkenau is synonymous with the worst atrocities ever committed.

The camp was built by the Nazis in 1940 in the suburbs of Oswiecim. The total number of victims was over 1.1 million people, representing 28 nationalities the majority of Jewish origin. This place is certain to make an impression while you dive into its dark history with a professional guide.

Since 1979 the memorial became part of the UNESCO World Heritage, and it has up to 2 million visitors per year.

What to bring:

• Passport or ID card
• Water
• Snacks
• Comfortable clothes

Not allowed:

• Sleeveless shirts
• Luggage or large bags
• Shorts

Not suitable for:

• Children under 14 years
• People with mobility impairments

from €55.08
per person
Online Booking
Tour program

• Starting/pickup location
• Bus / coach (1.5 hours)
• Auschwitz I Break time, Coffee, Free time (15 minutes) — Optional, Extra fee
• Auschwitz I Visit, Guided tour, Sightseeing, Walk (105 minutes)
• Bus / coach (10 minutes)
• Auschwitz II-Birkenau Visit, Guided tour, Walk (75 minutes)
• Auschwitz II-Birkenau Break time, Coffee, Free time, Shopping (15 minutes) — Optional, Extra fee
• Bus / coach (1.5 hours)
• 9 drop-off locations: Poczta Główna, Kraków, Poland, Stare Miasto, Kraków, Poland, Kraków, Poczta Główna, Kraków, Poland, Kraków Old Town, Kraków, Poland, Rynek Główny, Kraków, Poland, Kraków, Pawia 3, Kraków Old Town

What is included in activity

• Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial
• Round-trip transportation to Auschwitz
• Guided group tour with a live guide
• Guidebook

What is not included

• Packed lunch

What places you will see

• The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial

Activity book period
You can see all dates available at this moment in the calendar. Book now! The number of tickets is limited.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

Central Krakow

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Reviews by travellers
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David
Everything was perfect. Transport by private 9-seater vehicle. Confirmation email with departure time received as planned the day before departure. Very competent French-speaking guide for visiting the 2 sites. Return with the same mini bus to the same starting point in Krakow. I recommend !
3 days ago
River
Scary story. Everyone must see this. The trip was well organized, everything went according to plan. Nice driver
10 days ago
Alex
It’s was well organised and the tour guides carried out a good tour. Thank all
13 days ago
Jasmine
Both the tour and Guide well worth the money and would definitely recommend the service to anyone. Thank you very much.
14 days ago
Bichon
Punctuality of the driver to pick us up from the hotel; private and very comfortable transportation; the driver stays with us on site while waiting for the guide, everything is very well organized. The French guide is of very high professional quality, her diction is remarkable, very precise in her comments.
16 days ago
John A.
Comfortable smooth coach and an informative engaging host to a must see if you visit Krakow. A day we will never forget.
17 days ago
Melissa
obligatory passage when you come to Krakow, emotionally intense visit, our guide in French was remarkable. the only bad point is the intensity of the day, ultra fast, few breaks. . .you have to have the rhythm
20 days ago
Julie
I recommend. Everything was well organized. Clean car, nice driver, nice guide
21 days ago
Rico
Emotional but everything ran so smoothly. Excellent guides. Highly recommended.
about 2 months ago
Catherine
The guide has nothing to do with it, nor the driver who had to wait for customers very very late, so we did not have a visit in French and my 15-year-old granddaughter had a lot of trouble understanding the explanations of the guide who spoke too fast. The driver kindly offered us 2 small books in French but overall we are disappointed with this visit.
2 months ago
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