Auschwitz II Birkenau Concentration Camp Tour

Shorter version of our regular tour to Auschwitz, during which you will skip the museum and visit the Concentration Camp in Birkenau.

from 32€/person
4-5 Hours Free Hotel Pickup Lunch available

Visit the most well-known former concentration camp and place of genocide in the World. Death Camp Birkenau, where around 1.5 million were killed by the Nazis.

We will pick you up from your accommodation in Krakow. It takes around 1h 10 minutes one way. On the way you will watch an introduction movie about Auschwitz-Birkenau. First stop is located at “Altejudenrampe” which is historical train car, that was used to transport prisoners to Birkenau. After that our driver will take you to Birkenau.

For next 2.5 hours you will have time to know the place and reflect about tragedy of the place. You will receive a guide book in preferred language that will help you to move around.

On the way back to Krakow you will also pass by Auschwitz III Monowitz which was one of the very first camps also the largest of the sub-camps of Auschwitz with a status of headquarters of the “industrial” sub-camps.

Tour Itenerary

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

8.00 - 9.00 Hotel Pickup
We will pick up up early form your hotel.
Transfer to Birkenau
First stop is located at “Altejudenrampe” during the ride you will watch the documentary about the Camp
Birkenau Concentration Camp
For next 2.5 hours you will have time to know the place and reflect about tragedy of the place.
Monowitz Camp
You will also pass by Auschwitz III Monowitz which was one of the very first camps also the largest of the sub-camps of Auschwitz
Transfer and Hotel Drop off
  • 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.

Know before you go:

Visit to Auschwitz I is not included It is self-guided tour Eat your breakfast early, you will be picked up between 8h 00 and 9h 00. Wear comfortable shoes, it is a walking tour! If it is cloudy and chilly bring extra jacket as it might be windy.

Regular daily tour

We do it every day all year round. You can get an acces to Birkenau when other tours are sold out.

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.

Documentary Movie

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

Self-guided

You can visit Birkenau in your own pace. Without being rushed.

Lunch available

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

More details about our tour

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

This tour includes visit to Auschwitz II – Birkenau Concetration Camp, there is no option to visit Auschwitz I while booking this tour.

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 from your hotel and delivered to the same spot after the tour, for free.  

KrakowShuttle vs. Bus from Krakow to Auschwitz

You can visit Auschwitz II – Birkenau 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. 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.

 

On the way back, we can 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.

With us you don't have to rush

Take your time to reflect about the place and pay tribute to victims of the Holocaust.

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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. Your whole tour is operated by the same driver so you don’t need to worry about your bag being left behind.

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.
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