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How To Get From Krakow Airport to City Center – All Possible Ways (Updated 2022)

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We will write how to get from Krakow airport to city center. The distance from Kraków John Paul II International Airport center is 15 kilometers.

The travel time from Krakow airport to downtown is around 20-30 minutes by car and train. It will take less than one hour by public bus.

The cheapest way from Krakow Airport is by public bus €1. The train is the fastest way only 20 minutes and the train ticket costs only €2. Click here to book online Krakow Day Tours and to book online Zakopane Day Tour

If you go by taxi will be around 20-30 minutes and the taxi fare around €20-25. You can also rent a car in Krakow airport or get a private transfer.

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WHERE TO STAY IN KRAKOW

Accommodation in Poland you can access a dorm from that can go up to €15. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €60. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN KRAKOW BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING

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Krakow Airport To Downtown

Train From Krakow Airport to City Center

The best way from Krakow airport to city center is by train especially if you are staying aorund this area. The train fare is only 2.2€ (9PLN) for one way and the travel time from Krakow to city center is around 20 minutes. The trains are leaving every 30 minutes starting at 4 17 am and last train at 12 18 am.

You can buy the tickets at the airport. The train will stop at Kraków Główny (Main Tran Station in Krakow). If you are planning to go to Wieliczka Salt Mines there are trains leaving from the airport taking 40 minutes and it costs around 3€ (12 PLN).

Public Bus From Krakow Airport To Krakow City Center

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The cheapest way from Krakow airport to city center is by bus. The bus travel time from Krakow airport to city center is around 50 minutes during the day and 30-40 minutes at night. The bus fare costs 1€ which is 4.60 PLN.

There are 4 buses (3 during the day and 1 night bus) you can take from Krakow airport to Krakow center. The Public Buses number 252, 208 and 308 are starting at 5 17 am to 11 pm.

You can buy the tickets in the ticket machine at the Arrivals hall and at the bus stop. The Bus drivers sell tickets too but only cash and you have to give the exact amount since there is no change.

Bus Number 208

Bus 208 from Krakow airport to Kraków Główny the main train station and last stop Dworzec Główny Wschód (Bus Station). This is the most popular one leaving every hour from the airport. Click here Bus Number 208 route and schedule!

Bus Number 308

The Bus 308 going from Krakow airport every 40 minutes can be the fastest one compared with 208 Regular Bus with similar stops. Click here Bus Number 308 route and schedule!

Bus Number 252

Bus 252 is going from Krakow airport to ‘Os. Podwawelskie’ every 30 minutes. It’s also stopping central stops at Cracovia Błonia, Jubilat and ICE but not exactly finishing in city center.

Just in case you are staying in an Airbnb or hotel in these areas Wawel Castle is Kraków Jubilat popular for accommodation in Krakow. Click here Bus Number 252 route and schedule!

Bus Number 902 (Night Bus Krakow Airport To City Center)

Bus 902 is the night bus from Krakow airport to city center starting at 11 25 pm until 4 55 am. The last stop is at Dworzec Główny Wschód (Bus Station) but also stopping at Kraków Główny (Train Station).

TAXI FROM KRAKOW AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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If you go from Krakow Airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 20-30 minutes and the taxi fare from Kraków John Paul II International Airport to city center is around €20-25 which is (90-100 PLN). The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM KRAKOW AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Krakow. Prices are around €50 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be less than €12 per person.

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RENTING A CAR IN KRAKOW AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Krakow’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Krakow. It will take you 30 minutes to get to Krakow city center from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €20-30 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Krakow and countryside. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Krakow city center.

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ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN KRAKOW

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Accommodation in Poland you can access a dorm from that can go up to €10. And while a hotel that is double room in a budget can go up to €30-40. This prices vary depending on how much luxurious you want to. Also prices of accommodation can go up and down depending on what season you choose to go.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN POLAND BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING.

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN POLAND

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Food budget travel in Poland can go €15 per day. There are typical dishes in Poland that you can try for €5 per person in local restaurants. You can find beers for €1-2. You can cook on your own to go down your food budget travel expenses in Poland. Make sure your hotel or Airbnb provides a kitchen

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BEST TIME TO VISIT IN POLAND

In Poland every season brings out a different side. Summer takes place during the months of June-August in these months you’ll experience a high temperature. September to December the temperature cools down quite a bit and it is the perfect time to enjoy long walks through stunning neighborhood.

And Spring season during the months of March-May is the best time to visit Poland. It starts out with chilly and gets warm, it is a perfect time to spend the day exploring the city’s beautiful garden, at night it remains pretty cold.

Click here to know more about the weather in Poland.

CASH AND ATMS IN POLAND

The currency used all throughout Poland is Poland Zloty (PLN). The exact currency of Euro to Poland Zloty €1 = 4.5 PLN. You can use debit cards everywhere in Poland. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.

Click here to know the exchange rate between the Euro and your currency!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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