John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice
The airport consists of an International Terminal (T1) and a separate Domestic Terminal (T2) with yearly capacity of three millions and half million passengers respectively. Plus there is a cargo terminal that accommodates a 755-sq-meter warehouse, custom agencies, and shipping companies.
The Krakow Airport’s International Terminal handles separately passengers of Schengen and Non-Schengen flights. Gates 6, 7, and 8 are used for departures for destinations within the European Union’s Schengen Zone of simplified border controls. Passengers boarding planes bound for airports beyond the Schengen Zone use gates 1, 2, 3 and 4.
John Paul II International Airport has regular direct air flight connections from and to major European and American cities. Stay nearby Aer Lingus, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, Ryanair airport terminals.
Location — The John Paul II International Airport Krakow-Balice is located in the south of Poland, 11 km to the west from Krakow, situated conveniently on the Balice outskirts of the Krakow city centre.
Time zone — Poland is in the Central European Time zone (CET), 1 hour ahead of GMT and 6 hours ahead of the eastern United States.
Driving Directions — The Airport lies by the A4 expressway to Silesia province en route to Germany. The airport is a fifteen-thirty minutes drive from the city centre of Krakow. The airport can be reached from the centre of Kraków by four different roads.
Address — Krakow Airport (KRK), Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy, im. Jana Pawła II, Krakow – Balice Sp. z o.o., ul. Kpt. M. Medweckiego 1, 32-083 Balice, gm. Zabierzów, woj. Małopolskie, Poland
Airport Code — KRK
Country Code — 3
Car Hire — Rent-a-Car offices are located in the public part directly opposite the exit from the domestic and international arrival lounge. National, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz.
Public Transport — #Rail : Shuttle train service links Krakow’s John Paul II International Airport in Balice with the Krakow Glowny main rail station in the city centre. On average, trains run every half hour between 4 a.m. and midnight.
— #Bus : Two bus services are available at a stop situated about fifty meters from the International Krakow Terminal T1. — #Taxi: Taxi stands are situated by the both passenger terminals.
The Krakow airport’s free shuttle bus runs every 15 minutes connecting the International Terminal T1, the Domestic Terminal T2, and the train stop.