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 Alicante
Nestled along the Costa Blanca, Alicante is set upon a beautiful expanse of Mediterranean coastline. However, your tickets to Alicante offer more than beach lounging because when the sun goes down, the Spanish flair for evening revelry takes hold, and a vital excitement grips the city.
First Time in Alicante
Most flights to Alicante are filled with excited vacationers that are looking to claim their spot on the beach; and with over 200 kilometers of scenic coastline, there is plenty of sand for everyone. Also, travelers can tour the local countryside on horseback, or explore the city’s historic Barrio de Santa Cruz.
History buffs will love the Basilica of Santa María, which was built in the 13th century. Food lovers should walk along the promenades near the yacht harbor.
Making the Most of Your Alicante Holiday
The region’s mild climate makes holiday travel to Alicante a tempting prospect any time of year. However, travelers may have better luck finding cheap hotels in Alicante during the less crowded and colder winter off-season. Compound savings by visiting airberlin.com for some great flight deals to Alicante, as well. All airberlin flights to Alicante offer free soft drinks and light snacks on board.