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 Budapest
Flights to Budapest with airberlin arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. airberlin offers regular flight deals to Budapest, so you can experience the intrigue of the city known to some as the ‘Paris of Eastern Europe’.
First Time in Budapest
Budapest is divided into three areas – the Castle district, Buda, and Pest, each of which offer plenty to see and do. The Castle district is a fascinating area, with a large collection of museums and magnificent views of the Danube. Buda and Pest, once individual cities, have since combined to form a city straddling the river, and are connected by a series of bridges, though Pest has the monopoly on exciting nightlife.
For art lovers, tickets to Budapest make it possible to see some unique galleries like the Kassák Museum in Buda, which honors the life of Lajos Kassák, or the MissionArt Gallery, showcasing some of Hungary’s best modern art. For a relaxing experience, try one of the city's famous thermal baths.
Making the Most of Your Budapest Holiday
You can travel to Budapest at any time, but the winter period from December to February can be chilly. There are cheap hotels in Budapest available all year round, though it can be harder to find one during the peak summer season. Arrive in Budapest in comfort and style with airberlin.