Krakow, Poland Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Warsaw is more famous internationally, but Krakow is the true gem of the Poland tourism scene. It was the capital of the country a few hundred years ago and it has far more interesting sights as well. Known for being affordable, Krakow is also one of the more beautiful cities in eastern Europe and should be on everyone’s list.

Why Visit Krakow

Krakow Facts

Population 750,000
Area 1,250,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Polish zloty

Things To Do In Krakow

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Krakow

Budget breakfastIf your hotel or hostel doesn't include breakfast you'll have many cheap options nearby.$1.69 - $3.15
Budget lunchStaying with the filling local cuisine, and looking for milk bars or cafeterias, you can stuff yourself for very little in Krakow.$2.93 - $4.50
Budget dinnerAvoiding very touristy places with English menus will allow you to eat well, even at sit-down places, for very little.$4.73 - $7.88
Beer (pint)Finding cheap local lager will be easy. Imports will cost more, as usual.$1.80 - $3.15
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BEST TOURS in Krakow

WHEN TO VISIT Krakow

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January34231.3
February35231.3
March46311.4
April57421.7
May68482.2
June72573.3
July76593.5
August75593.2
September67502.2
October56411.7
November41321.6
December37271.3

Krakow WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:42am5:54pm
21 Jun4:31am8:53pm
21 Sep6:25am6:41pm
21 Dec7:36am3:40pm

Where to stay in Krakow

Krakow Hotel Seasons

Krakow Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar17.89 - 42.11
starstarstarstarstar24.21 - 58.95
starstarstarstarstar28.42 - 80.00
starstarstarstarstar56.84 - 136.84
starstarstarstarstar105.26 - 177.89
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Krakow Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed7.25 - 18.95

Getting to Krakow

GETTING AROUND Krakow

Krakow TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center19.82 - 21.17
Public bus from airport to city center0.90
3km taxi ride in Krakow2.48 - 4.50
Tram/bus ride in Krakow0.63 - 0.86
All-day tram/bus pass3.38
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER