|Destination Airport IATA Code||KTW|
|Destination City Name||Katowice|
Once the royal capital of Poland, created upon the demise of a mighty dragon (or so the legend tells), Krakow lies at the heart of this ancient land’s history and culture. Mighty castles, gothic churches and a web of mediaeval streets and squares provide the backdrop to a fantastic nightlife, and thriving shops and markets. City breaks in Eastern Europe are now a staple of the traveller’s diet, and a flight to Krakow is an ideal way to start.
The choice of flights to Krakow Airport (KRK) has rocketed over the past few years, with Ryanair now flying to over twenty destinations all across Europe. It offers the lion’s share of cheap flights to Krakow, including 10 direct routes to the UK. You will have no problem finding cheap tickets to Krakow, even under £100, with similar bargain prices available from EasyJet. Most flagship airlines in Europe operate a route from their respective capital cities, and great deals can still be found with these. Your best chance of finding them is by booking 6 to 8 weeks in advance.
When it comes to comparing Krakow flights, ticket prices are fairly stable across the year but can vary more across the week. You’ll often save a mighty 50% by flying mid-week rather than on a Friday. Also, many routes don’t operate daily, so plan for this when looking for return flights to Krakow. The best time to visit Krakow is between June and August, when the mild weather will help you explore the city. The winters are fairly harsh, but if you’re hardy enough, the ice and snow add to the city’s charm over the Christmas season.
Krakow Airport is just 8 miles from the city, connected by a rail service into the main station, Dworec Glowny. It takes just over 10 minutes with tickets costing around PLN 10. The MKS bus service awaits you right outside the terminal building, also taking you to Dworec Glowny Station, in around half an hour. Tickets are around PLN 3, but do note that you may need to buy an extra ticket for big baggage. Taxis cost no more than PLN 70, taking you direct to city centre destinations in around 20 minutes.
A foundation of Polish mythology, this ancient city emerged from the downfall of the mighty Wawel Dragon beside the Vistula River. So, what better way to start your Krakow experience than at the spectacular fire breathing bronze sculpture of the dragon; stunning in itself and a favourite with children. The sculpture is dwarfed, however, by the Wawel Royal Castle which looms over it: a colossal mediaeval structure serving as a national icon of Poland to this day. Polish heritage pervades every corner of Krakow city centre, with the bustling medieval square at its heart and historic churches at every turn. But Krakow has much more than just history; it is famed for its nightlife, with a wealth of bars, clubs and restaurants, particularly in the Kazimierz district.
Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2, British Airways, LOT-Polish Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa
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