Krakow airport (KRK)

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John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice, opened in 1964, is the second busiest in the country. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with international destinations in Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Official Website: krakowairport.pl
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.8 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +48 801 055 000 / 122 955 800 / 126 393 989 / 123 413 989 / 123 633 989. E-mail: [email protected] Information counters in the check-in area and the Arrivals Hall, available from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm and from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, respectively. On the ground floor there is also a tourist office, open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Tel +48 122 855 341).

Location

Kraków airport is situated 11 km (7 miles) to the west of the city.

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Car rental desks are located on level 1 of the terminal.

99Rent (Tel +48 882 299 999)
Avis (Tel +48 221 139 153 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +48 221 139 100 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
CarFree (Tel +48 794 500 550)
Car Net (Tel +48 600 205 205)
Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +48 505 761 461 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +48 665 301 617 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Express Rent a Car (Tel +48 123 000 300 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Global (Tel +48 517 299 495 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +48 122 855 084 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Panek (Tel +48 509 811 211 / 665 800 000 - Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Right Cars/Fox/Movi/Carsson (Tel +48 794 004 536 / 797 904 829 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +48 126 393 216 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 11:35 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:35 pm)

 

Car rental search

Bus - There are services from MPK (Tel +48 121 9150) that operate from the airport. Line 208 leaves from 4:35 am (5:20 am on the weekends) until 9:20 pm and goes through Balice, Szczyglice, Mydlniki, Godlewskiego, Lindego, Zarzecze, Chopina, Czarnowiejska, Grottgera, Nowy Kleparz and Dworzec Glówny Wschód. Bus 252 departs from 5:20 am to 11:10 pm to Olszanicka, Lesmiana, Chelm, Kopalina, Kasztanowa, Sielanka, Lajkonika, Przegon, Kraków Blonia and Podwawelskie. Line 902 is a night service between the enclosure and Dworzec Glówny Wschód, stopping at Olszanica, Lesmiana, Chelm, Kopalina, Kasztanowa, Sielanka, Lajkonika, Przegon and Kraków Blonia. The trip to the city centre takes about 25 minutes. Tickets can be acquired from the driver or at vending machines situated at the stops and in the Arrivals Hall.
Neobus (Tel +48 703 280 900) provides transportation to Wroclaw, Katowice, Rzeszów, Krosno, Jaroslaw, Medyka, Iwonicz Zdrój, Rymanów Zdrój, Kraków, Sanok, Polańczyk and Ustrzyki Dolne.
Buses from Leo Express (Tel +420 220 311 700) go to Kraków, Katowice, Gliwice and Ostrava, and to the Slovakian cities of Nowy Targ, Bialka Tatrzanska, Poprad and Preszów.
In addition, Flixbus (Tel +49 303 0013 7300) links the enclosure with Kraków, Prague, Opole, Gliwice, Zabrze, Katowice, Myslenice, Nowy Targ and Zakopane.

Train - The station is located behind the multi-storey car park and services to downtown Kraków (Kraków Glówny) take 19 minutes, operating with a frequency of 30 min. from 4:30 am to 0:20 am. Intermediate stops in Olszanica, Zakliki, Mlynówka and Lobzów. You can also travel to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia in approximately 45 min. More information: Tel +48 703 202 025.

Taxi - The exclusive operator inside the enclosure is Krakow Airport Taxi (Tel +48 122 580 258 / 668 307 307). Journey time to the city centre is 20 minutes and the fare is around €17.00.

Further information on the public transport

 

There are three parking areas inside the grounds. Along the kurb of the main building there is also a passenger pick-up and drop-off zone (Kiss & Fly) which is free for 10 min. More information: Tel +48 126 393 456. Fees

P1 - Multi-storey facility in front of the terminal.
P2, P3 - Outdoor car parks.

 

The blue path is a system of signs and help points that facilitate travel through the airport for disabled passengers. Notify your airline about your particular needs at the moment of your booking. Transportation services are equipped to accommodate wheelchair users. There are also designated parking spaces, access ramps, adapted telephones and restrooms, accessible counters, special waiting rooms and elevators. Unaccompanied minors between 4 and 12 years old will be escorted by staff from the airline through the check-in process, the security and customs controls, and while boarding and descending from the airplane.