Taxi from Airport to Centre

Getting from Krakow Airport to City

When you arrive first time to Poland or to Krakow you might as question how to get to Centre of city. Taxi from Airport to Centre can be one of solutions. We will show you how to get to Old Town in Krakow, where are located mosts of hotels.

Krakow have one major airport in Balice – John Paul II International Airport. Which is located located around 20 km from Old Town in Krakow, making it not far away from Centre comparing to other bigger European cities. Near Krakow there is another airport – Katowice with cheap airlines to Poland like Ryanair or Wizzair, its its located 100 km from Krakow.

Taxi from Airport


When you leave terminal never enter any random taxi. We can say they are like mafia of scavengers, if they will find out its your first time in Poland or in Krakow, you will pay much more. There is many companies or taxi drivers who just wait to cheat you or trick you.


Always be aware what you are doing, check a car before you enter, if its from corporation, and on a rear side of car it should have price list. But always ask a driver how much will cost you to go to centre of Krakow. To be not cheated. You can read in Internet many testimonial of tourists who payed twice or triple price of normal. Be smart and do not spend money on them, you need them on your sightseeing in city.

Cheap airport transfer

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Most safe and rational way to get a taxi from Airport to centre of Krakow is ordering it online before your flight. So driver will wait for you at airport and you will travel together easily. Also when you travel with big groups is easier to order bigger van or minibus for your crew.

By ordering online you will not pay neither less neither more for this service. Its fair deal, you will have a contact to your driver and he will pick you up directly after your arrival. You can book your ride trough GetYourGuide, were many professional taxi service are shown.

Most of companies use luxury transfer cars with air conditioning, big trunk, and English speaking driver.




  • never enter random taxi car
  • always ask and check price
  • check a car before entering
  • order your taxi online
  • when you live taxi always check your seat to not leave any of your belonging
  • prepare address of your accommodation


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