Krakow airport (KRK) 

 

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 and the Middle East.

Official Website: krakowairport.pl
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 5 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +48 801 055 000 / 122 955 800 / 126 393 989 / 123 413 989 / 123 633 989. Information counters in the check-in area and the Arrivals Hall, available from 5:00 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).

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

 
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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 5:18 am to 11:08 pm to Balice, Olszanicka, Lesmiana, Chelm, Kopalina, Kasztanowa, Sielanka, Lajkonika, Przegon, Kraków 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. 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 +48 172 760 195) provides transportation to Wroclaw, Katowice, Rzeszów, Niebylec, Krosno, Iwonicz Zdrój, Rymanów Zdrój, Kraków, Brzozów, Sanok, Lesko, Polańczyk and Ustrzyki Dolne. Buses from Tiger Express (Tel +48 608 921 919) go to Kraków, Katowice, Gliwice, Rybnik, Wodsizlaw, Bohumín, Ostrava, Tvrdošin, Dolný Kubín, Ružomberok, Liptovský Mikuláš, Poprad Tatry, Prešov, Košice, Brzesko, Mowy Sacz, Bardejov and Prešov.

Train - The station is located behind the multi-storey car park and services to downtown Kraków (Kraków Glówny) take 17 minutes, operating with a frequency of 30 min. from 5:18 am to 0:18 am. Intermediate stops in Olszanica, Zakliki, Mlynówka and Lobzów. You can also travel to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia in approximately 40 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.

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Car rental desks are located on level 1 of the terminal. Avis (Tel +48 126 393 289 / 296 109), Budget (Tel +48 122 855 025), Dollar (Tel +48 122 953 439 / 668 431 731 / 668 429 729), Enterprise (Tel +48 122 856 078 / 505 761 461), Europcar (Tel +48 122 581 286), Express Rent a Car (Tel +48 123 000 300 / 122 540 000), Hertz (Tel +48 122 855 084), Panek (Tel +48 509 811 211 / 665 800 000), Sixt (Tel +48 126 393 216).

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The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, charging stations for mobile devices, public telephones and Wi-Fi access with no charge for 15 minutes. Conference rooms at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn. The Business Lounge is located on the first floor and provides showers, resting area, Wi-Fi, drinks, snacks, newspapers.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants and coffee shops both before and after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the Departures Hall (level 1). There are also shops selling souvenirs, jewellery, cosmetics, accessories, tobacco, spirits, books, clothing, newsagents.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated next to the security control (Tel +48 126 393 695).
Other Services- Children's play areas, first aid room, baby care facilities, chapel.

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There are two 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 - Outdoor car park.

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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.

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The Hilton Garden Inn Krakow Airport (Tel +48 123 400 000) is located adjacent to the airport. Other options nearby are: Hotel Morawica (Tel +48 122 855 800), Burowianka Noclegi (Tel +48 601 078 484), Villa Zakamycze (Tel +48 124 252 826), Hotel A&J Kryspinów (Tel +48 607 313 627), Sofia Bed & Breakfast (Tel +48 124 299 293), Villa Julia (Tel +48 605 760 791), Hotel Daisy Superior (Tel +48 124 252 797), B&B 4 Couples (Tel +48 664 033 691), Hotel Kaipol (Tel +48 123 070 676).

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Latest updates: February, 06, 2017