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Last minute flights to Krakow

Departure Sat, 14 Mar Return Wed, 18 Mar
LGW London
KRK Krakow
return from £32
Departure Wed, 18 Mar Return Thu, 26 Mar
LTN London
RZE Rzeszow
return from £21
Departure Sat, 14 Mar Return Sat, 21 Mar
BHX Birmingham
KRK Krakow
return from £49
Departure Tue, 10 Mar Return Tue, 17 Mar
BRS Bristol
KTW Katowice
return from £34
Popular flight routes to Krakow
London - Krakow
return from £23
Manchester - Krakow
return from £53
Birmingham - Krakow
return from £48
Bristol - Krakow
return from £45
Edinburgh - Krakow
return from £60
Liverpool - Katowice
return from £47

Trips to Krakow

Krakow travel

Krakow, a city in southern Poland, is the second largest city and one of the main tourist attractions. The Old Town is a well-conserved medieval core, flanked by Planty Park and remains of medieval walls, centred in the huge market square. One of Poland's main attractive cities and former capital, it is the seat of the ancient kings and its history comes steeped in myth and legend. Krakow's Old Town, the medieval market, is crammed with cafes, galleries, pubs and restaurants. This might be an old-fashioned town, but with such a rich heritage that trips to Krakow have their own stories to tell. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Krakow!

Things to do and places to see in Krakow

Flights to Krakow international airport give tourists the first peek of the city skyline looming over Carpathian Mountains. Krakow has a rich history and culture dating back to the 14th century with a number of artists having lived on its soil. The city has an excellent collection of paintings from various artists including one from Leonardo da Vinci.

Be sure to soak in its culture and savour its beauty by visiting the following:

  • Visit the fort, Wawel Royal Castle, atop a 750ft hill above sea level and an emblem of Polish statehood
  • When at the Czartoryskich Muzeum don't miss "Lady with Ermine", painted by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Feel adventurous like "Indiana Jones" and walk into the Dragon's Den at the foot of the Wawel Hill
  • Shop at the largest market square of medieval Europe, which - even today - remains the biggest shopping centre
  • Visit the St. Mary's Basilica which is a jewel of gothic architecture and has a story to tell about two brothers
  • When at St. Mary's view the Viet Stoss, a Gothic Altar, a masterpiece and the largest in Europe
  • Walk the 4km long Planty Park which surrounds the Old Town built almost two centuries ago
  • Walk the colourful steps at Podgórze, inscribed with quotations from the literary world
  • Take a boat trip down Vistula River which separates the shopping districts of Old Town and Kazimierz
  • Venture into Kazimierz to leave the tourist bustle behind to enjoy the authentic local cuisines from the residents of Krakow
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Krakow airports

Krakow International Airport, also known as the John Paul II International Airport, manages domestic and international carriers.

  • Krakow International Airport

    Top airlines

    You can find loads of deals and cheap flights to Krakow on Ryanair, easyJet and Lufthansa.


    The airport, which is located in Balice, is about 12km from the main city centre of Krakow.

    Transport options

    Krakow has well-developed ground transport systems. There are regular bus lines (208, 252) which run to the city centre at intervals of approximately 30 minutes. These buses run from the passenger terminals at the airport. The journey by train from the airport to the city centre will get you there in approximately 17 minutes and is the fastest mode of travel. You can catch these trains from the airport terminals itself. If you are looking to tour or visit the city on your own, you can opt for the car rental service or the taxi service. Both of them can be pre-booked for a faster checkout.

FAQ's about Krakow

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Krakow at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £21 to Krakow. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Krakow.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Krakow?
The top month to book flights to Krakow is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Krakow flights is July. In third place: October. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Krakow, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Krakow?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Krakow is... October. The next best month to travel to Krakow is December. And let's not forget August, the third top choice for when to go to Krakow. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Krakow is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Krakow from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Krakow include:
- Wizz Air UK, which flies from London
- Ryanair, which has flights from London and Bristol as well as Manchester to Krakow
- Wizz Air, with flights from London to Krakow and Birmingham and also from Doncaster

Indirect flights from the UK to Krakow include:
- Lot Polish Airlines, which flies from London and Edinburgh
- Eurowings, with flights from London and Birmingham to Krakow plus Manchester
- Lufthansa, which has flights from Manchester and London as well as from Birmingham to Krakow
🕑 How long before a flight to Krakow should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Krakow, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Krakow departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Krakow at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Krakow’s airport?
Krakow is served by 3 airport[s]. John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Birmingham and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Krakow’s airport from the city centre?
Krakow’s airport John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is located 7 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Krakow’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.76 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Krakow centre is around 1.38 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Krakow. Pick your preferred car type and get from John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport to Krakow city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Krakow city centre?
There are many ways to get from John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport to central Krakow:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport to Krakow city centre when driving is 24 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Krakow city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 39 mins.
By Bus:
Commuting from John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport to central Krakow by Bus takes around 44 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Krakow?
If you are going to Krakow, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 4.93 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 19.70 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 3.94 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.97 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 1.97 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.76 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.93 GBP
  • - Water: 0.87 GBP

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