Getting to Kraków
Kraków Aiport has a wide network of international connections with numerous global capitals and cities, it is also one of the largest cities in Poland. The Airport is located merely 11 km away from the city centre.
Distance and estimated flying time from Kraków to selected capitals:
- Amsterdam – 1 h 40 min
- Berlin – 1 h 10 min
- Chicago – 10 h 25 min
- Kiev – 1 h 30 min
- London – 2 h 5 min
- Madrid – 2 h 56 min
- Moscow – 2 h
- New Dehli – 10 h 45 min
- Paris – 1 h 55 min
- Beijing – 11 h 5 min
- Rome –1 h 40 min
- Singapore – 14 h 50 min
- Taipei – 15 h 5 min
- Vienna – 53 min
As a major communication hub in the southern part of Poland, Kraków is well connected with major Polish and European cities in all directions. Fast central trains allow for comfortable travel between Kraków and Warsaw (c. 2 h 30 min), Kraków and Gdańsk (c. 5 h 10 min), or Kraków and Poznań (c. 4 h 55 min). Kraków may also be reached by train from Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna or Kiev.
By bus or car
Kraków’s main bus station is one of the busiest in this part of Poland, serving connections with all corners of the country and several international destinations. Good highway access allows for fast and comfortable travel in all directions.
Cost of living
The costs of living in Kraków differ depending on the preferred standard and lifestyle, and begins at 1300 PLN per month (300 USD). The table below includes basic costs of renting a flat, travel and food expenses.
Student dormitories - from 380 PLN (approx. 120 USD)
Renting a room - from 700 PLN (approx. 200 USD)
Food - from 600 PLN (approx. 180 USD)
Public transport - around 50 PLN (approx. 15 USD)
Other expenses (books, entertainment, phone and internet) - from 300 PLN (approx. 90 USD)
total - from 1300 PLN (approx. 300 USD)