John Paul II International Airport in Krakow operates regular flights to numerous European destinations, as well as overseas. Kraków Airport is situated approx 11 km West of Krakow’s centre.


Airports close to Krakow


Direct flights from the Gulf Region to Poland:

  • Krakow: Dubai (Fly Dubai)
  • Katowice: Dubai (Fly Dubai)
  • Warsaw: Dubai (Emirates) and Doha (Qatar Airways)


To/from airports

Transfer from Krakow airport: by train, bus, taxi

Transfer from Katowice airport: the distance is 110 km provided by shuttle services:


Once you arrive at Krakow Airport, you can easily reach the city centre by:


  • It takes approx 17 minutes to reach Kraków Main Train Station. Trains operate 7 days a week, every 25-40 minutes. The last train departures the airport at 0:20 on weekdays, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Please check the current timetable here, search for stations: from KRAKÓW LOTNISKO to KRAKÓW GŁÓWNY
  • The adult fare (‘normal’) is 17.00 zloty (approx 4.00 euro).
  • Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines (passenger terminal, train station) or from a train conductor once aboard.


  • Public buses stop near the passenger terminal.
  • Bus line 209 connects the Airport with the Conference Venue (Park Inn Hotel).
  • Night bus line 902 operates between 11pm and 4am and it stops in the city centre next to the Main Train Station.
  • Single adult ticket is approx 6.00 zloty (1.30 euro).


Private airport tranfer




The biggest railway station in Kraków is the Main Train Station (Dworzec Główny). It is situated close to the Old Town. Kraków has direct railway connections with Poland’s largest cities as well as with Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna.
There are fast train connections with Warsaw (the capital city) every 1 – 2 hours. The trains are modern, comfortable and the journey takes just over 2 hours. The connections are operated by PKP Intercity (Poland’s largest rail operator). Tickets can be bought online. The prices vary from 60.00 to 259.00 zloty. Check the timetable and find connection.


The biggest bus station is situated at Bosacka Street, next to the Main Train Station. Popular international connections to/from Kraków are: Berlin, Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.

Kraków Bus Station site:  
The international bus connections search:


The easiest way to reach Kraków by car is along the A4 motorway bypassing the city to the south.

The motorway toll rate varies depending on the size of the vehicle and the section of the route.

Please bear in mind that there is limited public parking for cars in Krakow and there are parking meters in the central zone. It is likely to be hard to park the car once you get there. Typically hotels have their own parking facilities

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