Address of the Congress venue: ICE KRAKÓW CONGRESS CENTRE, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND ENTERTAINMENT, Marii Konopnickiej 17, 30-302 Kraków

Transport: How to reach Krakow

Krakow's advantage is its favourable geographical location – at the crossroads of important transport routes and close to the Silesian conurbation and the southern border of the country. The city is one of the key road, railway and aviation junctions in Poland.

The International Airport in Balice is the second airport in terms of size and number of passengers in the country of international importance, and the largest airport in Southern Poland.

Through Krakow or its surroundings lead two major routes: national road No. 7 from north to south, part of the European route E77, and the A4 motorway, part of the European route E40, which provides quick and convenient connections with Silesia, Germany, and Ukraine.

Krakow has convenient railway connections with Warsaw and Gdansk; is also near to other major cities in this part of Europe, such as Prague, Budapest and Vienna.


The John Paul II International Airport in Krakow – Balice

Krakow Balice Airport is located approximately 11 km west of the city centre. From Krakow you can fly direct from/to many cities in Europe, including Paris, London, Vienna, Frankfurt, Munich, Rome and Brussels. Krakow airport serves, among others, Lufthansa, Norwegian, LOT, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Air Berlin.

To or from the city centre, the airport can be reached:

  • By train – the railcar departs approximately every half-hour from the Krakow Main Railway Station directly to Airport terminal. Travel by railcar takes only about 15 minutes.
  • By car – to/from the airport there are 4 routes to the city centre. A short-term, secure car park is located in front of the international terminal, Krakow Airport also has two long-term car parks: multi-storey car park and outdoor.
  • By taxi – access to/from the city centre takes about 30-40 minutes. Krakow Airport Balice Airport has its own network of taxis, and their rank is located in front of the international terminal.
  • By bus – conurbation routes No 208 and night bus line 902 have a few stops in the city centre, including at the Railway Station, the bus terminus is located in front of the airport international terminal. Line 252 leads from airport bus stop to ICE Congress Center. The journey takes about 45 minutes.

Katowice International Airport in Pyrzowice

Katowice Airport in Pyrzowice is located approximately 110 km west of Krakow. It serves airlines such as Lufthansa, SAS and WizzAir.