Getting to Kraków

Kraków is one of key road, railway and air hubs in Poland. The international Kraków Airport is one of the largest Polish airports, both in terms of size and number of passengers. Two major roads run through or in the close vicinity of Kraków: the north-south national road no. 7, and a section of the European road E40 (the A4 motorway). The city has a convenient train line to Warsaw, and is close to other significant cities in this part of Europe: Lviv, Prague, Bratislava, Budapest or Vienna.

How to get to Kraków?

By Plane

Kraków Airport is situated approx. 11 km west of the city centre and it has regular flight connections to numerous European destinations, as well as Chicago, New York, Dubai and Tel Aviv. When you arrive at Kraków Airport, you can easily reach the city centre by train, bus or taxi.  All the necessary information can be found on the Kraków Airport’s website.

By Bus

The biggest Bus Station is situated at Bosacka Street, next to the Main Train Station. The current timetable and available connections can be found here.

By Train

The biggest railway station in Kraków is the Main Train Station. It is situated close to the Old Town. Kraków has direct railway connections with Poland’s largest cities as well as with Berlin, 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. The current timetable and available connections can be found here.

By Car

The easiest way to reach Kraków by car is to take the A4 motorway. The motorway toll rate varies depending on the size of the vehicle and the section of the route. Please bear in mind that there are parking meters in the city centre and it might be difficult to find a parking space once you get there.

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