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About Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport

John Paul II Balice Airport is an international airport offering service in Balice, Poland. Located 11 km away from the city center, the airport welcomes more than 50 thousand passengers every year. Built in 1964, John Paul II Balice Airport was used for military purposes for a long period of time. In 1993, various flights began to take place with the terminal that was opened for public use. The airport, which gained a new terminal in 2016, is home to many domestic and international flights for 24 hours.

Getting to the City Center from Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport

Krakow, beautified by the Vistula, Poland's longest river, attracts tourists not only because of being a center of culture and art but also because of the buildings remaining from the middle ages and the world's oldest fabric market.

Krakow invites you to a travel into history. It offers an unforgettable experience with its castles, museums and natural beauties defying the years. Although there is no metro, trams are very popular in Krakow, which is quite successful in terms of city planning. Buses serving during the most part of the day are the main transportation vehicles in the city.

Trains that depart from the railway station, which has a history of nearly 300 years and is admired by everyone with its historical structure, offer the opportunity of long distance transportation. Since many places to visit in Krakow is very close to each other, it is possible to see all the beauties of the city by using the perfectly designed pedestrian paths.

John Paul II Airport, which is not very close to the city center, offers service to international flights. There are many options to get to the city center from the John Paul II Airport, which is 15 km of Krakow. Especially taxi, bus, train and minibus are among the commonly used transportation vehicles for going to the city center. Car rental is another option you can consider.

Taxi

You have chance to take a taxi whenever you want at the airport where the vehicles of Krakow Airport Taxi offer service. It is a licensed taxi company offering taxi service every day and every hour. You can reach the city center in about 15 minutes by getting on a taxi from the taxi stands found at the airport. You can make a reservation by contacting the taxi company in advance.

Bus

Two separate bus services are provided at the airport, including public and private bus services. Public buses operate in the daytime with the bus routes 208 and 292; and in the nighttime bus route 902 offers service for the passengers. Private buses allow you to go to different parts of the city with four separate vehicles. To get on the buses, you need to get a ticket in advance.

Train

The train station is located behind the passenger terminal. As being the fastest option, it is possible to reach the city center in just 17 minutes by train. In addition, the availability of air conditioning, Wi-Fi and power outlets on trains offers an amazing comfort. The trains operate between 05:00 am and 12:00 at midnight.

Car Rental

In order to rent a car, you can contact with car rental companies Avis, Budget, Panek or Sixt. By renting an affordable and quality car you can get to the city center in 20 minutes from the airport.

Last Updated: 01 Jul 2017
Getting to Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport from the City Center

Having many shopping centers and famous restaurants around, the historical train station, which is located in the heart of the city, is preferred by many passengers in the transportation to the airport. Buses and taxis operating in different parts of the city are also at the service of the passengers going to the airport. Apart from all these options, another alternative may be car rental.

Taxi

You can travel between the city center and the airport by taxi in about half an hour. However, in Krakow, where transportation services are developed, you should consider that this option is not very economical in terms of the cost.

Bus

Private and municipality buses that depart from four different points in the city center offer transportation service to the airport all day. The travel takes half an hour from the city center to the airport when there is no extraordinary situation.

Train

The train station is located in Krakow Glowny district of the city. Trains that run every thirty minutes provide a very comfortable and fast travel for passengers. You should be careful about the departure time of your train and flight in advance as you will have to walk 300 meters after you get off the train. In this way, by taking the road a bit earlier you can eliminate the risk of missing your flight.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car, Krakow has rich options. Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Express, Hertz, Enterprise, Panek and Sixt, which you can get in contact through the phone or internet, offer car rental services in the city and can take back the rented car at the airport.

Airport Information

The airport has two terminal buildings used for domestic and international flights. In the terminal buildings, VIP and business services are offered as well as services such as mail office, lost property office, bank ATMs and internet which are among the general services.

In addition, a great number of stores and restaurants, offering service at the airport, provide great convenience for passengers. Among the stores in the terminals there are Discover Krakow, Aelia Duty Free, Keraniss and Relay. Among the eating and drinking places there are Jet Bistro, Eat & Fly, Awiteks Fly and Coffee Minute.

Last Updated: 01 Jul 2017

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You can use Katowice Wojciech Korfanty Airport as an alternative to Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport.

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Air Baltic, Turkish Airlines fly to Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport.

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Air Baltic organizes direct flights from the cities of Vilnius to Krakow John Paul II Intl. Airport.

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