Transportation from the Aiport "Balice"

RAILWAY (recommended)

The Krakow-Balice Train Station is located app. 200m from passenger terminal. You can get there by foot (around 5 min. walk) or take a free shuttle bus service which operates to and from Krakow-Balice Train Station, this is a 1 minute trip from the airport terminal building. The bus stops in front of the passenger terminal and it's time schedule is related with the timetable (PDF) of the train.
The time travel from Krakow-Balice Train Station to Cracow Main Station takes app. 15 min. You can buy a ticket either in the train or at the ticket machine (ticket fare: 6.00 PLN) close to the information desk at the passenger terminal.

Today (06.02.2008) 1 Euro = 3.5 PLN


In the close vicinity of the airport there are two available bus lines (292, X08) connecting airport with the city center.
The bus stop is located at the roundabout, in front of the passenger terminal. The travel time to the center is approximatelly 30 - 40 minutes.
Taking the 292 citybus line You should get off the bus at one of the following bus stops:
  • "Teatr Bagatela" at Dunajewskiego Street,
  • "Basztowa LOT" at Basztowa Street,
  • "Dworzec Glowny" (Railway Station) at Basztowa Street.
Tickets for this bus may be purchased at newspaper stands (2.60 PLN) in the passenger terminall and also from the driver (with an additional payment).

Taking the X08 citybus line You should get off the bus at the following bus stop (for details see map below):
  • "Filharmonia" at Straszewskiego Street
Tickets may be purchased (4.00 PLN) only from the driver


You can take a taxi directly in front of the terminal. The travel time to the city center is about 20 minutes, and costs from 40 to 80 PLN depending on the driver ;))) .