Krakow Airport

Krakow's John Paul II International Airport- IATA code KRK, ICAO code EPKK- is  Poland’s second busiest airport after Warsaw.  The airport is located in in the village of Balice, 11 km west of the Krakow city centre, in southern Poland.

Krakow Airport FAQ's

Transportation from Krakow Airport

The airport's address is:

Kapitana Mieczysława Medweckiego 1 32-083 Balice, PolandIt.

It is located 13 km / 8.08 miles from Novotel Kraków City West. There are many transportation options from the airport to the hotel. 

The best and the easiest way to get from the airport to the hotels’ location and to the city center is to take bus no. 208. It stops directly in front of the Novotel Hotel - conference location (bus stop name: Przybyszewskiego).

More info including ticket prices and ticket machine locations you may find here:,c70/transport,c313/how-to-get-to-krakow-airport,c314/public-buses,a2430.html. Please pay attention to the fact that the airport bus is an agglomeration line (a bit higher ticket price, approx. 1 €/per person).

On your mobile phone, it is recommended to use "jakdojade” app which uses your current GPS location to find the most convenient route. It also shows you on the map how to get to the proper bus/tram stop and what time should you leave. Its default language is polish, but you can easily change it (right top corner -> settings (PL: ustawienia) -> English(PL: angielski).

More transportation options are listed below:

Rental cars

Rental cars are available from Krakow Airport and you can find the different rental car options here.

There are rental options starting as low as $62 USD for the duration of the conference.


Uber is available in Krakow. The estimated trip cost from the Krakow Airport to Novotel Kraków City West is between $6-$8 USD. You can find information about Uber in Krakow here.


Krakow Airport Taxi is the only official taxi service at the airport.

Taxi information can be found here. The average cost for a taxi from Krakow Airport to Novotel Kraków City West is around $20 USD.



Public Transportation 

The new Kraków Airport train station is located near the passenger terminal, at the rear of the multi-storey car park where tickets can be purchased. The connection is operated by Koleje Małopolskie.

However, the closest train stop to the hotel is KRAKOW GLOWNY which is 5km / 3.11 miles away, so additional transportation would be needed from the train station.