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 Funchal
Madeira has long been a popular destination for tourists, and flights to Funchal, the archipelago’s most populous city, will transport you to a prime position from which you can easily see all of the sights. Close to many attractions, Funchal features an easygoing, cultured and exciting lifestyle.
First Time in Funchal
When you travel to Funchal for the first time, the Governor’s Palace is a great place to start. Afterward, you can easily walk to the seafront promenade and see firsthand the unusual Cais do Carvão (coal wharf).
If you are a hiker, you need to book your tickets to Funchal right away. Whether you are a beginner or ready for a bigger challenge, this area has plenty of great trails to offer, such as the Madeira Island Ultra Trail, Pico do Arieiro, and Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos.
Making the Most of Your Funchal Holiday
There is no bad time to look for flight deals to Funchal. Temperatures are pleasant all year and, if you do not mind a little rain, you can find cheap hotels in Funchal between November and February. Get to Funchal safely and comfortably with airberlin.