Car rental Krakow Airport (KRK)

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Krakow Airport, Krakow, Poland
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
RENTIS
$17.67 / per day
Economy
Seat Ibiza or similar
Seat Ibiza
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
RightCars
$18.03 / per day
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$20.45 / per day
Intermediate
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$26.11 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Ford Mondeo or similar
Ford Mondeo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
AddCar
$27.65 / per day
Economy Elite
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Keddy
$30.07 / per day
Full-size
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
PANEK
$32.46 / per day
Premium
Lexus GS or similar
Lexus GS
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$109.59 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Polish
Currency
PLN
Country code
48
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$24.59 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%
Krakow Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Krakow Airport and then drive to the city center! Unlike Warsaw and many other European cities, Krakow suffered relatively little damage during World War II. So make sure you visit its beautiful and well-preserved Old Town—and impressive buildings like St. Florian’s Gate and Wawel Castle, too. Go for a leisurely stroll through Planty Park (it encircles the old town) or take a boat ride on the Vistula River and enjoy the cityscapes from onboard.

Drive your rental to the Kazimierz district to learn about the city’s Jewish history and see its beautiful old synagogues. Then head to a restaurant for a meal of oscypek cheese made in the Tatra Mountains, żurek soup, and pierogi dumplings. Don’t miss out on delicious Krakow street foods like zapiekanka, either!

Krakow’s a great destination, but the surrounding area has even more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can drive to the nearby mountains and into Slovakia, head north to Warsaw and coastal Gdansk, or even visit the neighboring Czech Republic or Ukraine. Picking up your rental car at Krakow Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your vacation today!

Krakow Airport is also known as John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice and Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawła II Kraków–Balice.

Top international routes

  • Frankfurt
  • London
  • Munich
  • Amsterdam
  • Vienna
  • Copenhagen

Main airlines

Ryanair, easyJet, LOT Polish Airlines, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Terminals

The single Krakow Airport terminal serves both local and international flights. Its construction was completed in late 2016.

Location

Krakow Airport is about 11 km (6.8 miles) west of Krakow city center. Motorways S52 and 7 and Aleja 29 Listopada are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

RightCars, Alamo, Enterprise, SIXT, Keddy, and Europcar

Car rental desks

Many offices are located either next to the baggage claim area or in the parking area outside the main airport building.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find several food stands, bars, and restaurants, as well as many shops, including a duty-free outlet for passengers traveling outside of the EU. There are also ATMs, baby changing rooms, a post office, a lost and found office, an observation deck, and a chapel. The airport is mostly accessible to travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Orlen gas station, located at Aleksandrowice 130, can be reached in less than five minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby.

Popular one-way rentals

Airport info

Rating
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Departure and check-in 7.8
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.9
  • Lounge 5.6

Krakow Airport (KRK)

  • IATA: KRK
  • ICAO: EPKK
  • Airport name: Krakow Airport (KRK)
  • Airport type: Military / Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 241 m / 791 ft
  • Runway Surface: Concrete
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 46,264
  • Distance from City: 6.8 miles / 11 km W of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +48 12 2855120
  • Email: airport@krakowairport.pl

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When are car rental prices cheapest at Krakow Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Krakow Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Krakow Airport
$35.15
January
$32.12
February
$58.16
March
$32.39
April
$34.67
May
$38.69
June
$41.13
July
$35.36
August
$60.11
September
$56.35
October
$81.35
November
$81.35
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Krakow Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $32.12. You can see that this is 34% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 61% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $81.35 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Krakow Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in May the average rental period is 13 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length at Krakow Airport
7
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
13
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
6
September
6
October
6
November
6
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Krakow Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Krakow Airport in April, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Krakow Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
120%
January
100%
February
101%
March
123%
April
92%
May
84%
June
119%
July
123%
August
74%
September
83%
October
88%
November
93%
December

Top 13 Suppliers for Krakow Airport in 2019

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.5
505761461
KAPITANA MEDWECKIEGO 1, BALICE
Keddy
Exceptional 9.3
+48122577900
UL. KPT. MEDWECKIEGO 1
PANEK
Exceptional 9.2
+48 665 800 000
Medweckiego 1
SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.1
+48-126393216
Kpt. M. Medweckiego 1
RightCars
RightCars
Excellent 8.8
48128810942
Kapitana Mieczyslawa Medweckiego 1 32-083
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
0048505761461
KAPITANA MEDWECKIEGO 1, BALICE
Surprice
Excellent 8.8
0048883338508
kapitana Mieczysława Medweckiego 1, 32-083 Balice
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.5
+480665301617
MEDWECKIEGO 1
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
0048 533 333 985
Kapitana Mieczysława Medweckiego 1, 32-083 Balice
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.7
0048 517 299 495
Kapitana Mieczyslawa Medweckiego 3, 32-083 Balice
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.3
0048 533 333 985 / 0048 668 330 961 / 001 877 822 3872
Olszanicka 174, 30-241 Kraków, Poland
RENTIS
RENTIS
Very good 7
+48 519 535 319
Outside of Terminal / Balice, ul. Kpt. M. Medweckiego 1
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 6.6
0048 576349439/ 0048 536743630
Kapitana Mieczyslawa Medweckiego 1, Parking Orange P1,

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