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John Paul II International Airport Krakow-Balice


International Airport in Krakow is situated in the west side of the town nearby smaller town Balice.

The airport was opened for civil aviation in 1964 and since then it was dynamically developed into an international airport. In 2001 thanks to expansion of the Krakow-Balice Airport Terminal abilities of the airport have increased. After the completion of the new terminal in 2005, the Balice Airport is able to service over 3,5 mln of passengers. Although it is still quite small, it’s the second busiest airport in Poland (the first busiest airport is Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport.). And in 2007 alone it turned over 3 mln passengers.

Krakow Airport
Krakow Airport

The airlines that are flying from the Balice Airport: EasyJet, Wizz Air and Sky Europe.

How to get to Krakow from Balice airport:

John Paul II International Airport Krakow-Balice is located in the west part of Krakow approximately 11 km from the city centre, in Balice. There are four independent roads to get there.

The airport is easy of access – just choosing the right way, also a traffic transport:

  • train – about 16 minutes by “Balice Express” that leaves every 30 min,
  • bus – the bus runs every half an hour from the main railway station in Krakow,
  • car – about 30 min drive from the airport to the center (depending on the traffic conditions).

Krakow Airport Transfer:

Escape2poland can organise your airport transfer to and from the Balice Airport. To make an online booking please click here: Krakow airport transfers


John Paul II International Airport Krakow-Balice

ul. Kpt. M. Medweckiego 1

32-083 Balice, Poland

tel.: +48 (12) 639 30 00

fax: +48 (12) 411 79 77

Official website: http://www.krakowairport.pl/en/


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