John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice


The airport is located in the village of Balice, 11 km west of the Krakow city center. The A4 motoroway facilitates access to the airport from various regions of Poland.

Airport code

Time zone

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1:00 hour


Kapitana Mieczyslawa Medweckiego 1
32-083 Balice


+48 12 295 58 00

flydubai terminal

International terminal


To get to the city centre, you need to arrange a private transfer or catch a taxi. The Krakow Airport taxi is the only official taxi service available at the airport. 

Passengers can also use public buses. Krakow Airport is served by two regular bus lines: 208 and 252 and one night line: 902. Private bus and mini bus transfers are also offered at the airport.

The Krakow Airport train station is located near the passenger terminal behind the multi-storey car park. Train goes to Kraków Main Train Station and Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Car hire

There are a number of car hire options at the airport.

You can also hire a car through flydubai.

Car parking

There is a multi-storey car park as well as two parking areas with short and long-term parking facilities.

Disabled facilities

Krakow Airport offers services to assist passengers with reduced mobility or special requirements. Passengers should request for assistance in advance.

Airport facilities

  • ATMs
  • Duty free & shopping
  • Baggage wrapping facility
  • Cafes
  • Post office
  • Observation deck
  • Chapel
  • WiFi

Visa information

Before you fly, please make certain you have the correct visa and documents required to enter the country. Check with the relevant embassy to find out what you require.

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