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Auschwitz-Birkenau: Skip-the-Line, Group Tour with Guide - from Krakow

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    7 hours approximately

  • Start time

    All Year : 7am & 9am,
    8am (Only in January and Feb) 

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don't worry if you haven't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator.

    Alternatively, make your way to Radisson Blu Hotel. 

    Note: The exact pick-up time will be provided by email within 24 hours of your booking. Make sure to check your email. 

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Explore one of the largest former Nazi concentration camps on the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Tour
  • Watch an informative documentary film on the way to the camps
  • Witness the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks and rows of gas chambers chimneys
  • Listen to the harrowing details of the history of the death camps from a professional local guide
  • Easy transfers to and from Krakow in a WiFi-enabled, air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Hotel transfers included, if you upgrade
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Explore Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and learn about the infamous Holocaust with skip-the-line admission to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Start this intriguing tour from Krakow city centre. You can also choose to be picked up from your hotel. While on your way to the site, watch a short documentary film - The Liberation of Auschwitz. Once you reach the camp site, you will meet your guide, who will take you inside Auschwitz. You will see the infamous inscription ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ over the entrance gate, which translates to – “work makes you free”. During the tour, you will realise how ironic the slogan is.  

Discover the history of World War II and the Holocaust in Poland as you tour the museum and preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. It is a truly haunting experience as you step back in time and relive the incarceration, suffering and torture of millions of Jews, one of the heinous and gruesome episodes in world history.  

End the tour with return transfers to your hotel in Krakow city centre or any other place of your choice on the way.

About the Supplier: Krakow Direct is a known brand in Poland that offers high-quality transfers and tours in the area of Krakow. Their fleet of modern and comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicles ensure a hassle-free travel experience.


  • Hotel transfers (if you choose) 
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or minibus, with Wi-Fi
  • Admission ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
  • Professional live guide in English
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly


  • Food and drinks

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too.)

You may be asked to show your passport when you visit Auschwitz. Carry the same and fill your full name (and of people traveling with you) and passport details while booking this tour in the special requests section as a security measure.

Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks as there will be security checks while entering the attractions.

The camps mostly have dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users. Few areas are not accessible by wider wheelchairs or baby pushchairs. For the comfort of visitors with mobility problems, the museum provides substitute wheelchairs of sizes that allow moving around the grounds and buildings. Our driver will help you arrange a substitute wheelchair.

Visitors are generally allowed to take pictures with a few, clearly indicated exceptions.

Additional info

In case of any assistance, you may call at the local telephone numbers provided on your confirmation voucher. 

Customer Reviews

  • Neil Simon

    Extremely sombre but factual experience that everyone in their lifetime should witness the atrocities that took place on adults and children. The guide was professional, articulate and had his own historical affiliation to the mass killings & few survivors.

  • Graham Wadforth

    Pickup on time to the minute. Very good minibus and driver. Very knowledgeable guide and the use of radio headset meant everyone could hear at all times

  • Amanda Pidgley

    A very well-organised trip....a must when visiting Poland.


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