Krakow Airport is the John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice (Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawła II Kraków-Balice), which is located approximately 11 km west of the city.
The airport is connected to the city main train station (Kraków Główny) by direct trains, the distance is covered in 15 minutes. Trains run every 30 minutes between 7 am and 9 pm.
Bus line 292 connects the airport to the city train station (Kraków Główny). Buses leave every 30 minutes, the journey takes 35 minutes.
Line 208 also connects the airport to the train station, but buses are less frequent (every hour) and the time taken is slightly longer (40 minutes) due to a stop. During the night the line 902 is active, the runs have an hourly frequency.
FLIGHTS TO KRAKOW
A flight is the most comfortable and fastest way to get to Krakow. Among the airlines that have flights to Krakow airport (John Paul II International Airport Kraków – Balice) there is the flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines. This airline has numerous flights – some with a stopover in Warsaw – to Krakow.
While Katowice International Airport is about 75 minutes drive from Krakow is less convenient due to the distance from the city.
GO TO KRAKOW BY BUS
The network of bus connections between the city and the rest of Poland is managed by the PKS company. There are also numerous international bus connections: Agat, Bermuda, Eurolines, Europa Express, Jordan, Orbis Transport, Radtur, Wactur.
The main bus station is located in Wita Stwosza square. A smaller station is located on Cystersów 15 street.
GO TO KRAKOW BY TRAIN
The city is directly connected by train with various European cities such as Berlin, Budapest, Bucharest, Hamburg, Kiev, Lvov, Prague, Vienna. The city is also easily accessible by train from all major cities in Poland. Between the capital Warsaw and Krakow there are InterCity train connections that connect the two cities in just 2 hours and 30 minutes.