Flying from Krakow
airberlin links this splendid city to the rest of the world with daily flights from Krakow. John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice (KRK) is located in the village of Balice, 11 kilometers west of the city. The airport is connected to the E40 and E77 motorways, allowing access to the south and west of the country.
John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice Information
The airport began operations in 1964 for military purposes, but by 1993 the airport was opened to commercial traffic. Today John Paul II International is the second busiest airport in Poland, serving three to four million passengers annually. Flights run around the world via 16 airlines, with airberlin being one of the largest.
Two business lounges are located on the ground and first floors of Terminal 1, just past the airport security. Wait for your flight while utilizing a work station or enjoying a complimentary snack provided by this airport comfort zone.
Getting to the Airport in Krakow
A bus to John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice can be caught 24 hours a day from the city's central stations through lines 292, 208, or 902. If you are in a rush, a taxi to John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice takes about 15 minutes.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.