Auschwitz II – Birkenau Concentration Camp Tour



Visit the most well-known former concentration camp and place of genocide in the World – Concentration Camp Birkenau, where Nazis murdered around 1.5 milion people.


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.



This tour is an option for those who would like to visit Birkenau on their own pace.


  • Door-to-door transportation (free hotel pickup)
  • Documentary movie
  • Guide book
  • English speaking driver’s assistance
  • Insurance

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.



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 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 for Balice airport/hotels near the airport pickup the additional fee is 60 PLN per booking.

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

Pickup hours: 8:00 - 9:00 Duration: 7-8 hours

*Price for whole group per run: Transfers between 11pm and 6am will be charged the night-time fare - additional 30% per ride.