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Overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim

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Overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim

I'm looking at taking an overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim to visit Auschwitz and am wondering about the logistics of doing so.

1. Is there a place to store luggage either at the train station or at Auschwitz?

2. I understand the train station is about 2km from Auschwitz -- is it easy enough to walk it?

3. If we do this, we'd be arriving in Oswiecim @ 6am -- will there be any place open for us?

4. Where do we find out about the bus to Krakow in the afternoon?

Many thanks!

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1. Re: Overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim

Actually, as far as I can see you will be arriving in Oswiecim at 4.36 am, not 6am! Auschwitz is open from 8am. Personally I would suggest staying on the train untill Krakow (6.23am), going somewhere for breakfast and getting a bus to Auschwitz a bit later.

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2. Re: Overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim

That's the best way to do it, much better than sitting around in Oswiecim, which has got very little going for it, still less at 4.30 in the morning.

Buy your train tickets from www.OEBB.at/en - from €89 with a sleeper.

3. Re: Overnight train from Vienna to Oswiecim

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