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If you want to visit Krakow, then it is important that you should have a Krakow getting there plan. Krakow is the second largest city in Poland and is listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. For this reason, there are a lot of people who like to visit Krakow due to the famous structures such as the Royal Castle of Wawel, as well as other sites that abound the city. However, before you even tour the city, you need to make sure that you know how to get in and around the city.
You can get to Krakow by any form of transportation such as plane, bus or train, but the best way to get there is by means of riding the plane. You can land in Balice Airport, which is an international airport, and it has a lot of international flights that connect to different countries all over the world.
You can get to Krakow by means of riding a bus. Krakow is connected to the different parts of Europe, but if you ride the bus, it will take you longer to reach Krakow than if you ride the plane or a train. Moreover, if you come from a nearby city in Poland, traveling to Krakow can also be a bit uncomfortable due to the long duration of travel. Although uncomfortable, a lot of budget-conscious travelers opt to ride the bus because of the fact that it is cheaper than riding an airplane or a train.
The central station in Krakow is located in the Old Town, which connects Krakow to the other cities in Poland as well as Europe. The train leaves every hour in the station and is preferred by a lot of travelers since the trains in Krakow are fast. However, the cost of the train fare usually starts from 80 PLN to 150 PLN ($24 to $40), depending on the duration of the travel. However, before you travel by train, it is important that you make a reservation first.
You can get into Krakow by driving your own car, and getting to Krakow from different places in Poland is very easy. However, if you are coming from different countries around Poland, you need to know that the only allowed route for cars is the Autostrada A4, which connects Krakow to the German border. You need to pay a toll fee of $5, which is fairly cheap among motorists.