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 Madrid
Passionate and vital, the Spanish people are known worldwide for their vibrant inner fire. Never is this quality more evident than when you travel to Madrid, where everything from the city’s Gothic-inspired structures to its rich cuisine speaks of its people’s thriving artistic lineage that is now centuries old.
First Time in Madrid
A hearty appetite and healthy curiosity all you need to enjoy Madrid’s avant-garde culinary scene. A wide range of tapas bars can be found throughout the city, but the best nightclubs tend to cluster in Barrio de La Latina.
Shoppers will love the variety of Madrid’s famous Rastro market. Art lovers will delight in the incredible collection of works on display at Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
Making the Most of Your Madrid Holiday
When booking your flights to Madrid, remember that the warm summer period between May and October is arguably the best time to visit. You can save money by booking your tickets to Madrid as far in advance as possible. Find a selection of cheap hotels in Madrid’s Gran Vía, and remember check the special offers section of airberlin.com for great flight deals to Madrid. Plan your Madrid holiday with airberlin for great service and quality.