Krakow Airport Balice
Krakow Airport Balice – some facts
It is the second busiest airport in the country after Warsaw Chopin Airport in terms of the number of passengers flying through it each year. The facility is not large, but its extension is planned in the future.
What are the most popular destinations from Krakow Airport?
Krakow Airport offers direct flights to four continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, North America. But what is the most popular destination?
The answer to this question is very simple and it is London without a doubt.
Where exactly is Krakow Airport?
When it comes to Auschwitz, it is about 56 km (if we travel by the highway), and the Salt Mine is only about 27 km (also the highway).
How to get from Krakow Airport to City Centre?
Transport from the airport to the city center at first may seem impossible for someone from a foreign country. It is very easy! There are many options to choose from. Here are a few of them:
The bus is the first and cheapest option to travel from the airport to Krakow. After leaving the building, you will immediately see the stop, so you won’t have to worry about finding it. In addition, there are vending machines at the bus stop (and on the bus) where you can buy tickets. Most of the machines are pre-paid, but it’s still worth having a few Polish coins with you. The journey to the city center takes between 40-45 minutes. The bus is a good choice if your hotel is in the city center or near a stop along the way. The cost is around 1.5 euros.
It is a very convenient means of transport. Runs every 30 minutes or 1 hour. It reaches the very center of the city (Train Station, Old Town). The cost is around 3 euros. The train journey will take approximately 20 minutes.
- Taxi Airport
Taxis are another option that you can use. Krakow Airport Taxis are always waiting for customers at the airport. If you want, you can also order a taxi yourself, for example via an application on your phone. The price will of course vary as there is a lot of competition between companies. Usually it is around 15-25 euro. Travel time to the center takes about 30 minutes.
Airport transfer (more comfortable)
The cost is around 20 euros. Travel time to the center takes about 30 minutes.
As you can see, transport from the airport to the center of Krakow or to the hotel is not difficult at all. There are many options that you can use and adapt to your needs.