One of the best things about a holiday to Zakopane is that it is easily accessible. All of our ski package options, Gold, Silver and Bronze include return airport transfers for Krakow International Airport. Should you wish to make your own way to Zakopane for your skiing or snowboarding holiday to Poland, simply let us know and we will deduct the appropriate costs from your package.
Flying to Poland
The nearest international airport to Zakopane is Krakow airport, which has been fully refurbished and greatly improved in summer 2015 making your ski holiday to Zakopane even easier. Work has also been ongoing now for a couple of years on extending the motorway between Krakow and Zakopane, which should open in 2019 saving at least 10 minutes on an average journey from the airport, which could see ski transfers at quiet times taking just 80 minutes. Krakow airport is 108km away (average – 2 hour drive) from Zakopane. There are regular flights to and from the UK, and there are some great deals to be found if you book early through nearly all low cost airlines, including Ryan Air, Easy Jet, Jet 2, Wizzair, British Airways and more. Check out www.skyscanner.net to find the best flights for you. Skyscanner will search and compare all available routes, times and prices for you. Another way to make your ski or snowboard package to Zakopane even more cost effective is to take a look at the Airport Parking Shop, which quickly compares all available parking options at your chosen airport in the UK, a few pounds saved back home will double up once you get to Poland!
Katowice international airport is located about 40km north of Krakow, and Wizzair offer regular flights to and from the UK.
If you wish to have airport transfers to and from Katowice airport included in your package there will be an additional cost according to the size of the group. Feel free to contact us with any questions.
Buses to Zakopane
If you land at Krakow Airport and wish to make your own way to Zakopane by bus you will need to take the following steps. Everything is signposted from the airport but you will need some Polish currency to pay for buses and trains.
• Short walk across to the new Airport Rail Link.
• Airport Train to Krakow Central Rail Station – 20 minute journey.
• Short walk to Krakow Central Bus Station
• Bus to Zakopane – average journey time 2 hours 15 minutes. Buses run roughly every 30 minutes.
Driving to Zakopane
All of the accommodation options we offer for our ski packages in Zakopane have secure onsite parking spaces available for a small daily fee. If you would like to drive to Zakopane then we can provide post codes for your chosen accommodation. Whether you have driven abroad before or not, it is always a good idea to check out the latest requirements and advice for driving abroad. The AA provide all this information for you on the driving in Europe section on their website.