Kraków Airport is located west of Kraków (770,000 inhabitants) in the village of Balice. The new terminal of Kraków Airport is connected to the train station and the airport’s parking garage. It is the second busiest airport in Poland based on the number of passengers, only Warsaw Airport is used more.
Where is Kraków Airport situated?
Kraków Airport is situated west of the city. The airport is easily accessible via exit Balice II of the A4 motorway.
How many terminals does Kraków Airport have?
On 28 September 2015 the new modern terminal was inaugurated, at the same time the new railway station of Kraków Airport was put into use. The terminal is a three-storey building. On the ground floor (Floor 0) you will find the Arrivals hall and check-in desks, the security check and Departures hall are located on the first floor (Floor 1, 18 gates). The airport’s railway station is accessible via Floor 1. On Floor 2 there is an observation desk.
TIP: Many well-known museums, sights and attractions require online reservations. If you plan to visit Auschwitz + Birkenau (incl. return trip from Krakow and guide) and Oskar Schindler’s Factory, the convenient Krakow Digital Pass is highly recommended! A 60-minute cruise on the Vistula River is also included.
The distance from Kraków Airport to the centre of Kraków is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Kraków.
From KRK Airport to Kraków City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Kraków Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Kraków Airport you can travel by train and bus. Visit the Kraków Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Kraków Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Kraków is about PLN 100.-. Book your taxi at Kraków Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From KRK Airport to Kraków City centre by Taxi
At Kraków Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Sixt 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 Kraków Airport?
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Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Kraków
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Things to do
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