There are 5 ways to get from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine by train, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia

$4 - $6

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Rideshare  •  47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Krakow to Wieliczka 8.9 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine 9.2 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine 9.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine 9.2 miles

$11 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to rideshare which costs 6 zł and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine is to taxi which costs 45 zł - 55 zł and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Kraków Główny Station and Wieliczka Salt Mine is 12 km. The road distance is 14.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs 14 zł - 21 zł.

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The train from Krakow Glowny to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Glowny station.

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Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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There are 2817+ hotels available in Wieliczka Salt Mine. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kraków Główny Station and Wieliczka Salt Mine. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Kraków Główny Station, Poland and Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $8
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Krakow to Wieliczka
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Krakow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$11 - $14
UberSelect
$14 - $18
Taxi from Kraków Główny Station to Wieliczka Salt Mine
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Radio Taxi Wawel
Phone
+48 12 266 66 66
Website
waweltaxi.pl
MPT Radio taxi
Phone
+48 12 647 20 42
Website
radiotaximpt.krakow.pl
Dwójki Radio Taxi
Phone
+48 12 422 22 22
Website
taxi.krakow.pl

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