There are 4 ways to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine by train, taxi, car or towncar
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Questions & Answers
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Balice and arriving at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.
The distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) and Wieliczka Salt Mine is 21 km. The road distance is 27 km.
The best way to get from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .
The train from Krakow Balice to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Krakow Balice station.
Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia station.
Yes, the driving distance between Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine is 27 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine.
There are 2706+ hotels available in Wieliczka Salt Mine. Prices start at $38 USD per night.
What companies run services between Krakow Airport (KRK), Poland and Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland?
Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Krakow Airport (KRK) to Wieliczka Salt Mine hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 46 min. Koleje Małopolskie also services this route twice daily.
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).
Train from Krakow Balice to Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia
- Ave. Duration
- 46 min
- Estimated price
- $4 - $6
- Book at
- 2nd Class
- $4 - $6
- 1st Class
- $5 - $9
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