Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK)
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Kapitana Mieczyslawa Medweckiego 1, 32-083, Balice, Poland
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How to get a ride with Uber from Kraków John Paul II International Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Krakow Airport wifi
Wifi is available for all passengers for 15 minutes. Travelers need to connect their devices to the KRK Free WiFi network.
Krakow Airport currency exchange
There are currency exchange offices on the ground floor of both the arrival and departure areas. While the bureaus are usually open until late, double-check the airport’s website to avoid disappointment.
Krakow Airport parking
Krakow International Airport offers several parking options, from long-term to short-term. Booking is available online.
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KRK visitor information
Kraków Airport is located near Kraków in the village of Balice, approximately 12 kilometers (7 miles) west of the city center. It is the largest regional airport in Poland and usually handles between 2.5 millionand 3 million passengers a year, with a record of 5 million achieved in 2015. It takes approximately 25 minutes to get to the city center, depending on traffic conditions. Whether you need to get to your hotel just a stone’s throw away or wish to venture into the city center and beyond, you can explore the best of Poland with Uber.
Krakow Airport terminals
Kraków International Airport is a modern, single-terminal airport that operates various airline carriers. Domestic flights take 4th place in terms of popularity, with flights to the UK, Germany, and Italy being the most popular. As well as many large international carriers, the airport operates low-cost carriers such as EasyJet and Ryanair.
Krakow Airport hotel options
A number of hotels are near Kraków Airport, including one that’s a 5-minute walk from the terminal building. If you wish to find accommodations slightly farther afield, there are numerous hotels in nearby areas only a short Uber trip away.
Information points at KRK
For passengers requiring local information, the InfoKraków point is in the Arrivals area of the passenger terminal. Here, visitors can pick up tourist materials, guidebooks, and maps. If you need after-hours help, a call center is open 24 hours a day.
Krakow Airport lounge areas
The Business Lounge at Krakow Airport is accessible to passengers on both Schengen and non-Schengen flights. The Business Lounge is available to passengers depending on their airlines and membership cards. You’ll find showers, as well as internet access, computers, national and international press, and a large selection of drinks and snacks. KRK also offers a VIP Lounge with full catering services, available for all travelers seeking a premium flying experience. Booking can be done online through the airport’s website.
Krakow Airport restaurants
There are several restaurants, cafes, and shops at Kraków Airport where travelers can purchase food and souvenirs. So whether you’re looking for one last taste of Polish cuisine or a caffeine boost before a flight, there’s an option for you.
Disabled passengers with limited mobility can request special assistance through the airport’s handling agent, Welcome Airport Services. In addition, a special blue path, which is a system of signs and special help points, makes navigating the airport easier for disabled travelers.
Things to do at KRK
Krakow Airport duty-free shops have a wide range of options for travelers to enjoy, including cosmetics, jewelry, books, and baby products. An airport chapel is open 24 hours a day and operates a Sunday Mass. If you’d like to have a clearer view of air traffic, plane-spotters can pay a small fee of 2 PLN (around US 50 cents) to access the airport’s observation deck.
Places of interest near KRK Airport
- Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
- Chopin Concert Hall
- Main Market Square
- Oskar Schindler’s factory
- St. Mary’s Basilica
- Wawel Castle
- Wieliczka salt mine
Find more information about Kraków International Airport here.