Auschwitz & Birkenau Tour

Our regular tour to Auschwitz concentration camp, with door-to-door service.

169zł ~43€ /person
6,5 Hours Free Hotel Pickup Lunch available

Visit the most well-known former concentration camp and place of genocide in the World. The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, where around 1.5 million were killed by the Nazis, is definitely a must-see place in Poland.

Auschwitz Museum Cans Cyklon BDuring our Auschwitz-Birkenau tour, after hotel pickup on the way you will watch a documentary movie about history of concentration camps in Poland. On the first stop you will be taken to Auschwitz I, which served as an administrative centre for the whole complex of camps, where you will join an English Speaking tour – provided by the Museum’s guide – It will take about 2 hours. After that, we will transfer you to Auschwitz II – Birkenau camp, which was designed strictly as a concentration camp, with gas chambers and crematories. It is located about 2 km away. You will spend there about 1,5 hours with the same guide. Right after, You will be transfered back to Krakow and you should be back to your hotel around 16:00 – 16:30.

Tour Itenerary

It is a door to door service so you will be picked up in the morning form you place of stay. Our English-speaking driver will take care of you all day long. Here is how it looks:

7.00 - 8.30 Hotel Pickup
We will pick up up early form your hotel.
Transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau
First we will go to Auschwitz during the ride you will watch the documentary about the Camp.
Auschwitz Museum
You will have 2 hour long tour with English speaking guide.
Birkenau Camp
After Auschwitz Museum We will to go Birkenau cam were we will spend around 1 hour.
Transfer and Hotel Drop off

Note that according to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum you must present your ID at the entrance otherwise you might be not allowed to enter and no refund will be given.

  • To book please select the date and number of people. 
  • You will be redirected to our secure reservation system. 
  • After completing the reservation you will receive verified voucher.
  • 12 hour before the tour you will receive text message about exact pickup time.

With us you don't have to stand in the line to buy the tickets.

What is also important booking the tour in advance, will secure the spot to enter the museum as there is a limited amount of places on any given day.

Here are few more reasons why you should use our services:

We have invented this tour on the market and we are the best in it.

Regular daily tour

Wondering if it is possible to join Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tour in one day? With us it is possible we offer a daily, regular.

Professional Guide

Our guides are the best in their ob. Both recomended bu Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Wieliczka Saltmine. Speaking fluent english, spanish, italian and german.

Lunch available

If you want to order a launch package during the tour please select this option during booking.

Documentary Movie

On your way, you will watch a documentary movie about Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

Free Hotel Pickup

Remember that we will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel or apartment. We travel in small groups to make sure you are comfortable and on time everywhere.

Skip the lines

Our tour includes all admission fees and tickets so you don't have to worry about a thing and stand in the lines to buy the tickets

More details about our tour

Here is a break down of all the activities in the tour.

Firstly, You will be taken to Auschwitz I, During the trip, You will watch a documentary movie about history of concentration camps in Poland. In Auschwitz I Museum You will join an English tour – provided by the Museum’s guide – for about 2 hours. After that, we will transfer You to Auschwitz II – Birkenau, which is about 2 km away. You will spend there about 1,5 hours with the same guide. Once you will get to Auschwitz Camp I you will join an Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum Tour with an English-speaking guide also provided by Museum. After 2 hours we will drive you to the second part of the Camp — Birkenau, which is about 2 km away. Again, English speaking tour guide will walk you there, explaining the story of Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp. After 1,5 hours, you will meet our driver and we will take you directly to Wieliczka Salt Mine

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp & Auschwitz Museum Tour

Auschwitz Concentration Camp was a Nazi Concentration Camp  built and operated during World War II in Polish Areas, next to Oswiecim. Nowadays, turned into Auschwitz Musum, it is still a visual evidence of mass murder. The Memorial consists two parts of the former concentration camp: Auschwitz I  and Auschwitz II – Birkenau. You can find more information about the Auschwitz Museum under this link

Our Auschwitz tours reviews

Our Auschwitz Tour has been reviewed by many travelers from around the globe. You can read all the reviews on KrakowShutttle.com Trip Advisor  profile. We’re also proud to announce that in 2014, 2015 & 2016 we were awarded by TripAdvisor users and we received our Certificate of Excellence! In case of any doubts feel free to contact KrakowShuttle help desk which is available 24/7. Since 2003 we have served almost 60 000 passengers.

Auschwitz day trip from Krakow

If you are wondering how to plan an Auschwitz day trip from Krakow during your stay, here you can find few practical advices:

  1. For your day trip don’t plan any other attractions, probably you will be tired after coming back to Krakow.
  2. Eat your breakfast early, you will be picked up for the Auschwitz Tour between 8h 00 and 9h 00.
  3. You can carry your umbrella, extra jumper or backpack with you, but please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm — in case you won’t need it you can always leave it in the bus.
  4. Wear comfortable shoes, it is a walking tour!
  5. If it is cloudy and chilly bring extra jacket as it might be windy.
  6. You will be back in Krakow around 4 p.m., book KrakowShuttle packed lunch set if you will like eating something on the way back.

Krakow Tours Auschwitz and Salt Mines

If you are not staying in Krakow long enough, you can always book our Auschwitz and Salt Mines Krakow Tours bundle and which will take one full day to visit both places. In the morning, you will be picked up for Auschwitz Tour and you will visit both camps with an English speaking guide. In the afternoon our bus will take you from Auschwitz to Salt Mines in Wieliczka, where -again – you will visit the mine with Museum’s English speaking guide. You will be driven back to your hotel around 7-8 pm.  It will be a long day but we promise you will have enough time to visit both Auschwitz and Salt Mines and we will make it as much comfortable as we can.

Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

Please note that all times are approximate and depends on traffic.

We use a fleet of new Mercedes-Benz Vans and Minibuses. Our drivers are well trained and fully licesned for travel ground transportation. Our door to door service means that you will be pickup directly form your hotel and delivered to the same spot after the tour, for free.  

KrakowShuttle vs. Bus from Krakow to Auschwitz

You can visit Auschwitz Camp during your stay in Krakow, as it is located around 50 km from Krakow. It will be more comfortable and less expensive to take an organized tour rather than use a bus from Krakow to Auschwitz. Why? KrakowShuttle offers a door-to-door service so you won’t need to search for Krakow-Auschwitz Bus at the Bus Station and you will be picked up directly from your hotel. English-speaking guide in Auschwitz is included to the tour — you won’t need to buy any tickets on your own. Finally, our Auschwitz Tour includes also English-speaking driver assistance so you won’t need to worry about anything. Groups are small and tour is operated by comfortable Mercedes Sprinter Mini Bus equipped with AC and Video screens. You can also order a lunch package which will be served on the way back. Last not least during the way to Oswiecim Auschwitz Museum you will watch the official documentary movie about the camp as a introduction to our tour.

 

Tab Content

On the way, we will serve you our delicious packed lunch set freshly prepared everyday including: chicken & pasta salad, cheese sandwich, chocolate wafer and bottle of water. We also offer vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options so if you need one, please remember to add a remark in your booking form.

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Trip Advisor Recommended

Our trip is recommended on Trip Advisor by over 97% of travellers.

With us you don't have to stand in the line to buy the tickets.

What is also important booking the tour in advance, will secure the spot to enter the museum as there is a limited amount of places on any given day.

Have more questions?

Here is our FAQ list of the Auschwitz and the Salt Mine Tour Form Krakow

Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can always leave your belongings inside the bus which will be parked nearby.

Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

Please note that for Balice airport/hotels near the airport pickup the additional fee is 70 PLN per booking.