Katowice Airport is a former military airbase, used for passenger flights since 1966. The airport is a base for low-cost carriers Ryanair and Wizz Air, and charter airlines Enter Air and Smartwings Poland. Katowice Airport is one of Poland’s busiest airports, but not because Katowice is such a popular city break destination. The metropolitan area of Katowice is the largest in the country, before Warsaw. There are many holiday flights from Katowice Airport.
Where is Katowice Airport situated?
The airport is located north of the city. By car, the airport is easily accessible from all directions via the express road S1.
How many terminals does Katowice Airport have?
Katowice Airport consists of three terminals, known as Terminal A, Terminal B (Departures) and Terminal C (Arrivals). TA and TB are interconnected, here you will find the check-in desks and security check. On the first floor of Terminal B there are some restaurants and bars, as well as the counter of car rental company Panek. Terminal C is the Arrivals hall of Katowice Airport.
The distance from Katowice Airport to the centre of Katowice is 33 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Katowice.
From KTW Airport to Katowice City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Katowice Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Katowice Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Katowice Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Katowice Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Katowice Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Katowice is about PLN 170.-. Book your taxi at Katowice Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From KTW Airport to Katowice City centre by Taxi
At Katowice Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Sixt, Hertz, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Katowice Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Katowice Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Wizz Air
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Katowice
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Katowice Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Katowice: Auschwitz-Birkenau Skip-the-Line Guided Tour
Explore one of the most terrifying but touching places in the world on this guided tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Skip the entrance lines and go straight into the site with your English-speaking guide. Find out more about the Holocaust and its victims.
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