In this article we will help you and advice how to get to City Centre of Krakow from Airport Krakow. Krakow airport is located in Balice village, 15 kilometres from centre of Krakow. Last year airport had 3 millions of passengers. Every year this number is rising. There are four options how to get from Airport Krakow to City Centre,
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Taxi, Uber and Bolt to City Centre of Krakow
The easiest way to get from the airport to the city centre might be to take a taxi. Prices can vary greatly depending on the taxi company. Be aware that taxis waiting at the airport can be extremely expensive.
The ICAR company, for example, charges 2,5 PLN per kilometre within the city limits of Krakow, and 3,5 PLN per kilometre outside of the city. They also have a starting fare of 7 PLN. With this company, it’s possible to get to the city centre for less than 35 PLN. Be sure to plan accordingly to ensure smooth travels!
1 Euro = 4,65 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.
Local bus to Krakow Centre
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 Krakow 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 Krakow]. This line goes directly to Krakow Centre.
Bus depart every 30 minutes. Do not operate at night. Travel duration is 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 Krakow 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.
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This can be the fastest way to get from and to Krakow airport. Train operate from Train Station located at Airport and connects with Main Train Station in Krakow. Travel duration around 20-25 minutes. Price 16 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].
Private Shuttle to the city centre of Krakow
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.