Getting to Krakow

With wide range of modes of transportation, Kraków is considered as well-organized city. The visitors may use trams and buses to move across the whole metropolitan area including airport but also Salt Mine in Wieliczka, and nearby Ojcowski National Park.

Speaking of the airport, one may access it also using the train as the station is located in the airport hall. It is the most comfortable way to get to the city and back.

Poland is a member of the European Union and within the Schengen Area, so the citizens of a large number of countries do not need a visa to enter Poland. In other cases, letters supporting application for a Polish Visa will be issued for authors of accepted papers.

How to get to AGH University of Krakow

AGH University of Krakow is easily reachable by train, plane, bus, and car.

  • By plane

The closest airport is Kraków John Paul II International Airport KRK.

Other airports:

Further tips on how to get from the airport to the city of Kraków:

  • Airport information website
  • By taxi: The cost of an official Kraków Airport Taxi is approximately PLN 100. However, more affordable taxis are available at around PLN 50 from the taxi rank near the station. Some taxi services include:
  • By train: From Krakow Airport to Krakow Main Train Station (PLN 17), then take a bus 179 or 304 from the bus stop Dworzec Główny Zachód 7 (get off at the bus stop AGH/UR) or take the tram from the tram stop located on Lubicz St. (trams no. 4, 14) or Westerplatte St. (tram no. 24), direction BRONOWICE NOWE (get off at the stop named PLAC INWALIDÓW and walk across the Park Krakowski).

How to get to Krakow

For those living in some parts of Europe, consider taking the train to Kraków:

By train:

  • Berlin – Kraków: cost 59 or 85 euros, travel time about 7h
  • Praha hl.n. – Kraków: cost 57 euros, travel time about 6h
  • Wien HBF – Kraków: cost 35 euros, travel time about 5h
  • Budapest – Kraków: cost 18 euros, travel time about 8h
  • Ostrava – Kraków: cost 12 euros, travel time about 3h

By bus:

  • Flixbus provides affordable transit to Kraków from many cities in Europe.

By car:

  • Parking near the conference venue at AGH is available at the underground parking lot at the Museum located in the city center. Nearby are Błonia Krakowskie, Jordan Park, and the National Museum in Kraków, 650 m from AGH (3-4 minutes on foot). The entrance to the parking lot is from Adama Mickiewicza Avenue, directly behind the National Museum building.
    Geographic coordinates (GPS): 50°03’34.8″N, 19°55’28.0″E
    The parking lot offers: 150 covered parking spaces, card payment acceptance, monitoring, parking service assistance, and 24/7 friendly, professional service.
    The price is PLN 6 per hour or PLN 60 per day.

Getting around Krakow

Kraków promotes modern technologies and that is why Bolt and Uber as well as dozens taxi services are available there. Renting a car, motorbike or an electric scooter is also possible. They are located in many places throughout the city and all one needs is an application installed in their smartphone. Krakow also provides numerous facilities for ones getting around by bike.