Local transport


The train to Kraków Glowny station leaves at 200 meters from T1. There is a free shuttle bus from the terminals to the train. The train to the center departs every half an hour. The trip takes about 20 minutes and costs a few euros. You can buy tickets on the train or at T1, but also at the Kraków railway station. PKP Przewozy Regionalne runs the train shuttle.

Car and bus

The airport is about 10 kilometers from Kraków Center. You can take the A4/E40 from the airport to Kraków.

Two city busses go to and from the airport. There are bus stops at T1 and T2. Bus services 208, 292 and a night service 902. Services 208 and 902 go to Kraków Glowny railway station in 40 minutes. A one way trip costs approximately EUR 0.80. You can buy tickets on the bus and at T1.

Car rental Kraków Balice Airport

There are car rental agencies at the arrival hall: Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, Dollar and Sixt. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of both terminals. A trip to Kraków costs about EUR 15.00. You can book a taxi on line or contact tel. +48(0)800 19 19 19.

Parking at the airport

There are 750 short and long term parking spaces opposite the passenger terminals. Rate short term parking EUR 1.50 per hour. The rate for long term parking is EUR 10.00 for the first day and after that EUR 5.00 per day. For information about parking, please contact (tel. +49(0)12 295 30 65) or send an email.