In this article we will help you and advice how to get to City Centre of Cracow from Airport Cracow. Cracow airport is located in Balice village, 15 kilometres from centre of Cracow. Last year airport had 3 millions of passengers. Every year this number is rising. There are four options how to get from Airport Cracow to City Centre,
OPTION 1: Taxi, Uber and Bolt
It can be easiest way to get from airport to Centre is to take a taxi. Prices are various as it deepens on taxi corporations. Be aware that taxi waiting at airport are extremely expensive.
ICAR corporation charge 2 PLN per every kilometre in border of city of Krakow, and 3 PLN per kilometre in areas outside of city, also they have start price is 7 PLN. Its possible with this company to get to City Centre for less then 35 PLN.
1 Euro = 4,30 PLN
Also Uber operate in Krakow, and price to go from Airport Balice to Main Train Station which costs from 28-44 PLN per car.
Bolt prices are around 30-46 PLN per car from Airport Balice to Main Train Station.
OPTION 2: Local bus
Line number 208. Starts at bus stop outside of Airport and finish own route at bus stop called Dworzec Główny Wschód its close to Main Train Station in Centre of Krakow. This line goes directly to Cracow Centre. Bus depart every hour. Do not operate at night. Travel duration around 45-60 minutes.
Line number 252. Starts at bus stop outside of Airport and finish own route at bus stop called Os. Podwawelskie but its stops at Jubilat bus stop [its close to Wawel castle in Centre of Cracow]. This line goes directly to Cracow Centre. Bus depart every 30 minutes. Do not operate at night. Travel duration around 40-50 minutes.
Line number 902. Starts at bus stop outside of Airport and finish own route at bus stop called Dworzec Główny Wschód its close to Main Train Station in Centre of Krakow. This line goes directly to Cracow Centre. Bus depart every hour. Operates ONLY at night. Travel duration around 40-50 minutes.
You can buy tickets in ticket machines located on bus stop – you can pay with Polish Zloty [PLN] coins, banknotes or card, tickets machines in bus – you can pay there by coins with PLN or by card. Tickets machines have English menu. One way ticket costs 4,60 PLN.
OPTION 3: Train
This can be the fastest way to get to airport. Train operate from Train Station located at Airport and connects with Main Train Station in Cracow. Travel duration around 20-25 minutes. Price 12 PLN. Train every one hour.
You can buy tickets in tickets machine at train station by cash [PLN] and card, also machines in train by cash[PLN] and card, or buy ticket from train conductor but only in cash [PLN].
OPTION 4: Private Shuttle
Its not a cheapest but provide comfortable and professional transport service for tourists and business clients. Those companies specialize in door to door transportation, perfect for groups. Prices up to 4 people – 80 PLN per car, up to 8 people – 100 PLN, up to 16 people – 180 PLN, up to 20 people – 250 PLN. Duration to Centre of Krakow, approximated 30-40 minutes. They are 24 / 7 available.
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