DAIS 2001
DAIS 2001 Conference, Krakow, Poland, September 17-19, 2001 International Federation for Information Processing

How to get to Kraków

You can reach Kraków by:


There is an international airport Balice in Krakow. Balice has direct connections to Chicago, Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Rome, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Vienna, Warszawa and Zurich. (Polish airlines LOT flight schedule).

The airport is located about 16 km from the city. To get Novotel Hotel (formerly named Continental Hotel) from the airport, you can take a taxi (approx. 40 polish zloty) or public bus number 208 (to the Main Railway Station via Novotel Hotel). It takes about 35 minutes to go from the airport to the hotel by bus. The ticket price is 2.6 zloty, i.e. well below 1 EURO. Tickets are available in trafika kiosks at the airport. Remember to punch an extra ticket per each big piece of your luggage (exceeding 60 cm length).


It is also possible to reach Krakow by an international train or bus. There is a lot of connections from different European cities.

The main Railway Station and Bus Station is located about 5 km from the Novotel Hotel. To get to the hotel you can take a taxi (about 20 zloty = about 6 EUR) or a public bus number 208 or 228 (get off at the 8th stop just opposite the hotel) or 501 or 511 (get off at the 5th stop and walk forward about 300 m). The ticket price inside a city is 2.2 zloty, i.e. about 0.6 EURO. Tickets are available in trafika kiosks at the strain station and all around the city. Remember to punch an extra ticket per each big piece of your luggage (exceeding 60 cm length).


There is an international airport Okecie in Warszawa. Okecie has a direct connections to Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Chicago, Cologne / Bonn, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Minsk, Moscow, New York, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Riga, Rome, Sofia, St.Petersburg, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Vienna, Vilnius, Zurich, as well to some others airports. (Polish airlines LOT flight schedule).

To reach Krakow from the ariport OKECIE you can:
  • take domestic flights
  • take a train

    There are many trains (Inter City and Express) from Warszawa to Krakow daily in the train summer timetable (please choose Rozklad jazdy pociagow, i.e. polish train table, and then English version of it). It takes about three hours (nonstop) to get to Krakow from Warszawa.

    The Central Railway Station in Warszawa is located about 10 km from the airport Okecie. We recommend you to take Airport City bus (avoid taxis in Warszawa - they are very expensive for foreigner!)


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