How far is Auschwitz from Prague?
Auschwitz is located 450 km from Prague so it’s pretty far from the capital of Czech Republic but it’s possible to vist the camp in one day trip. One way driving takes appprox 5 hours and sightseeing with local guide inside Auschwitz lasts 3 hours and 30 min.
Can you get a train to Auschwitz?
You can get to Auschwitz-Birkenau by car, bus or train. The closest town to Auschwitz is Oswiecim.
How long does it take to go through Auschwitz?
Plan a visit
In order to take in the grounds and exhibitions in a suitable way, visitors should set aside a minimum of about 90 minutes for the Auschwitz site and the same amount of time for Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
Is there a direct train from Prague to Krakow?
There are 2 direct trains from Prague to Krakow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
Is Auschwitz near Prague?
The distance between Prague and Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is 340 km. The road distance is 457.6 km.
How much is a taxi from Krakow old town to Auschwitz?
Taxi fare from Krakow to Auschwitz in Krakow, costs around 16.00 zl.
How many days do you need in Krakow?
We recommend that you spend at least a minimum of 2 days in Krakow, but ideally 3 days if you can spare the extra time. 2 days will give you just enough time to see most of the attractions in Krakow, and give you time for a full day trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial.
How much does it cost to go to Auschwitz from Krakow?
Admission to the Auschwitz Museum is free but every person has to reserve their entry cards on the institution’s website or pick them up personally at the Museum. The entry charge is paid only in two cases – one is when the individual visitors choose the services of the Museum guide.
Is entry to Auschwitz free?
Entry to the premises of the Auschwitz Memorial is free. A fee is only charged for visits with a Museum educator, i.e., a person authorized and prepared to conduct guided tours on the premises.
Do birds fly over Auschwitz?
I myself also visited Auschwitz and unlike the students I didn’t find it eerie at all. I was told that birds didn’t fly over the grounds there since the holocaust which was not true. The information given by the tour guides was largely in accurate. There were too may discrepancies in the information given.
Is there a dress code when visiting Auschwitz?
There is no dress policy for visitors. It’s recommended that you wear comfortable footwear as a tour to Auschwitz requires a lpt of walking. It’s also important to note that you will be outside for the majority of the tour, so you should dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
Where should I eat when visiting Auschwitz?
Food options do exist at Auschwitz I (there are no options by Auschwitz II). There is a cafeteria at the museum that serves some hearty (and what I thought heavy) meals. There is also a hotel nearby that also does lunch (and breakfast if you get there before the museum opens).