Book Cheap Flights to Krakow

Krakow, Poland’s second-largest city and one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations, has a story to tell at every turn. Whether you are hanging out in its cobblestone squares, enjoying drinks and bytes at the sidewalk cafes, or visiting its churches and other monuments, you will feel proud to take flights to Krakow for enjoying vacation in one of the magnificent historical cities of Europe.

If you are planning your next holiday then get ready to be wowed with stunning medieval architecture, majestic castles, excellent museums, enticing history and culture, good food, buzzing nightlife and cheap booze with cheap flights to Krakow from FlyOfinder.

Flying to Krakow

Airport

Kraków John Paul II International Airport

Airport Code

KRK

High Season

June to August

Low Season

December to February

Cheapest Month to Fly

January

Most Expensive Month to Fly

December

Best Time to Fly

March-May & September-November

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Sunday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Wednesday

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Morning

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Afternoon

Time Zone

Central European Standard Time (GMT +1)

Must See Places in Krakow

Wawel Royal Castle: The picturesque Wawel Royal Castle is nestled atop the Wawel hill and offers awesome views of the VIstula River. It’s a must-visit for everyone visiting Krakow. It was built during the 13th and 14th centuries. The major highlights here include Renaissance palace, Gothic crown treasury and Wawel Cathedral. Its remarkable architecture and good collection of artworks and military equipment are worth exploring.  

Polish Aviation Museum: The Polish Aviation Museum, located in the eastern side of the city, is one of the finest museums of its kind in the world. Aviation aficionados will be amazed to see its extensive collection of over 200 aircrafts. Among other exhibits in the museum include helicopters, fighter jets, bombers and numerous jet engines.

Wieliczka Salt Mine: The incredible Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the hugely popular tourist attractions in the country. The Wieliczka Salt Mine is spread in an area of 300 km and situated 15 km outside of Krakow in Wieliczka town. Get ready for an exhilarating experience while exploring its labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, passages and churches. Guided tours are also available for tourists.

Krakow, one of the oldest cities in Poland, is an ideal destination for a great weekend getaway. Get ready to be stunned by major sightseeing spots while on a holiday here. Notable attractions worth visiting in Krakow include St Mary’s Basilica, Schindler’s Factory, Wawel Cathedral, Collegium Maius, Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Basilica of St Francis, Planty Park, Historical Museum of Krakow, Barbican, Franciscan Church, Manggha, and Stained Glass Workshop and Museum.

Best Time to Fly to Krakow

The best time for visiting Krakow is during the peak summer months. Plan your travel in advance and book cheap flight tickets to Krakow right away when visiting during the busiest months from May to September. This is also the time when most tourists can be seen visiting the city for participating in the Easter festivities. If you don’t mind the winter chill and love winter sports then Krakow flight ticket deals can be easily found between February and March.

Getting Around in Krakow

Major international airlines operating flights to Krakow arrive at John Paul II International Airport (KRK), located 7 miles west of the city center. Taking a train from nearby the passenger terminal at the airport is the fastest way to reach the city center in just 15 minutes only. Two regular bus lines and a night line are also available from the airport. The city centre can be reached in 35 minutes by bus. Taxis and rental cars are also available, but they are quite expensive.

Best Things to Do in Krakow

You will be left spoilt for choices when visiting an iconic city like Krakow. Here are some of the best things to do and experience is one of Poland’s key cities.

  • Begin your trip by visiting Krakow’s expansive main square, called Rynek Glowny in Polish. The Main Market Square, situated in the heart of the Old Town, dates back to 1257. It was once voted Europe’s best public square. With its shops, outdoor cafes and street performers, the square will keep you engaged for hours
  • Visit the former ‘Royal City’ of Kazimierz, renowned for its glorious history. It has been the abode of the city’s Jewish population since 1495. With its synagogues and Jewish cemeteries, this historic place is still known for its distinct Jewish flavour    
  • Spend a day exploring the Stare Miasto or Old Town where you will come across captivating squares, museums, specialty shops and churches. Enjoying a meal or drink into cellars with Gothic vaults is a historical journey in itself

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are no direct flights to Krakow from USA. You will need to book Krakow flights with at least one stopover when travelling from U.S. cities like New York, Miami, Los Angeles or Seattle. Flights from New York to Krakow will be of around 10 hours, from Miami it will be of about 12 hours, and from Los Angeles or Seattle it will be of nearly 14 hours.

Krakow John Paul II International Airport is being served by a limited number of airlines at present. Major international airlines serving Krakow include Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM, Norwegian, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Airberlin.

It’s highly recommended to pack warm layers or a jacket when visiting Krakow as the city experiences frequent rainstorms and cool temperatures for most part of the year. Also, remember to pack a rain jacket or an umbrella.

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