29th Picture Coding Symopsium, 7-9 May 2012, Kraków, Poland


Krakow Airport Balice is the second largest airport in Poland, which offers scheduled services to many European and worldwide destinations, e.g. New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Rome, Berlin and Scandinavian capitals. There are also many connections to the international transfer airports, like Franfurt, Munich or Amsterdam. Star Alliance member airlines operate at the Krakow airport (Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss, Austrian), as well as many other airlines (including low budget ones) like Ryanair, EasyJet, AerLingus etc.

A shuttle train service provides a fast link between the airport and the city centre. The travel takes 15 min.

The airport is placed about 11 km west from the Krakow center. An approximate cost of taxi service from the airport Balice to Radisson Blu Hotel is 70 PLN (17 EUR) during the week and about 100 PLN (24 EUR) on weekends. The taxis cooperating with the airport (taxi no. +4812 19191) accept credit cards.

There is a tourist information office at the airport, open daily from 9.00 untill 19.00.

The website of Balice airport is: www.krakowairport.pl

Information about public transport can be found here.