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Airports in Poland
Krakow International Airport
The airport is situated 11 miles (17.6km) west of Krakow.
Krakow International Airport (KRK)
LocationThe airport is situated 11 miles (17.6km) west of Krakow.
Getting to the city
City bus services 208 and 192 leave from the roundabout in front of the passenger terminal and leave regularly to the city centre. Taxis are also available outside the arrivals hall and take 20 minutes to get to the city centre.
A shuttle train operates between the airport and the city centre. The Kraków-Balice train station is located 200m from the passenger terminal and operated a daytime service every 30 minutes.
TimeLocal time is GMT +1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.
There are banks, bureaux de change and ATMs at the airport. Other facilities include restaurants, bars, and shops, duty-free, child facilities, tourist information and hotel reservations desks, WiFi and a post office. A business lounge and VIP lounge is also available. Disabled facilities are good, but those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
Parking at John Paul II International Airport starts at PLN 5 every 15 minutes for short-term parking, and PLN 7 per hour for long-term parking. Economy parking is also available at PLN 10 per day.
The airport is situated six miles (10km) southwest of Warsaw.
Warsaw Airport (WAW)
LocationThe airport is situated six miles (10km) southwest of Warsaw.
Getting to the city
Municipal buses 175, 148, 188 and 331 operate daily from 4.35am to around 11pm ferrying commuters to Warsaw city centre and the right riverbank. Some hotels provide a shuttle bus service to and from the hotel on request.
TimeLocal time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar operate from the airport. They are located at the Terminal A arrivals hall.
A taxi stand is located in front of the arrivals hall.
Transfer between terminals
Terminals are within walking distance of each other.
There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office, and tourist information and hotel reservations kiosks.
Short-stay parking at the Kiss&Fly Zone is free for the first 7 minutes, and then PLN 30 for the next fifteen minutes with a charge of PLN 1 per minute extra. The multi-level car park P1 and P2 has long-stay parking options at a fee of PLN 250 for six to ten days or PLN 300 for eleven to fifteen days.