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The venue is the Hotel Park Inn by Radisson in Kraków, Poland.

Address: Park Inn Krakow, ul. Monte Cassino 2, 30-337 Krakow, Poland
GPS Coordinates: N: 50° 2′ 51″  E: 19° 55′ 48″

Hotel Park Inn


Hotel Park Inn - view from crossroad

Hotel Park Inn – view from crossroad


Travelling options

Time and costs of transfer from different locations to venue depends on selected means of transportation. Summary of various options was aggregated for your convenience in the table below.

# Transfer to venue from Distance [km] Time Costs
1 Kraków Główny railway/bus station 3 20m-25m 2,80PLN (0,70EUR)
2 Kraków Airport (KRK) 16 20m-40m 12PLN (3EUR)+2,80PLN (0,70EUR)
3 Warszawa Chopin Airport (WAW) 301 about 4h 130-170PLN (32-42EUR)
4 Katowice Airport (KTW) 108 1,5h-2h 44PLN (11EUR)
5 Warszawa Modlin Airport (WMI) 333 about 4,5h 160-200PLN (40-50EUR)
6 Rzeszów Airport (RZE) 170 4h-5h 8PLN (3EUR)+40-60PLN (10-15EUR)


Travelling by airplane

Few airports can be considered to come to Kraków. See picture below (source: Wikipedia).

Map of Poland with airport locations and 2011 passenger traffic data

Map of Poland with airport locations and 2011 passenger traffic data


Kraków Airport is your main destination.

The venue is 11 km east of Kraków Airport (IATA code: KRK) called:

  • English: John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice
  • Polish: Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy im. Jana Pawła II Kraków-Balice

Kraków is a very well known tourism city, and has a large number of regular/ charter flights not only from main airports of Europe. Another way to come to Kraków Airport is flight with transfer through Warszawa Fryderyk Chopin Airport (IATA code: WAW).

Ground transportation from/to the airport – urban rail, buses, private car or taxi.

Mentioned earlier Warszawa Fryderyk Chopin Airport (IATA code: WAW) with transfer to Kraków by train or domestic flight is good option as well.

Other airports might be considered by participants, but it is much less convenient solution, because of logistic challenges. Potential airports to be taken into account:

  • Warsaw-Modlin Mazovia Airport (IATA code: WMI) is located 40 kilometers to the north of the city centre of Warsaw. It is operated by Ryanair and WizzAir.
  • Katowice International Airport (IATA code: KTW) is an international airport, located in Pyrzowice, 30 km north of centre of Katowice.

Travelling by train

Kraków Główny (Kraków Main) railway station is your main destination.

Rail connections are available from/to most Polish cities. Trains from Warsaw to Cracow depart every hour.

International destinations include Berlin, Budapest, Prague, Hamburg, Lvov, Kiev, and Odessa (June–September). The main railway station is located just outside the Old Town District and is well-served by public transport.

Travelling by bus

Kraków Regional Bus Station is your main destination. It is located next to Kraków Główny railway station.

International connections include (among many others) Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Berlin, Bern, Bonn, Brno, Bruxelles, Budapest, Dortmund, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Geneve, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Luzern, Monaco, Munchen, Olomouc, Ostrava, Paris, Praha, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Utrecht, Wien, Zurich.

Travelling by car

The Hotel Park Inn by Radisson in Kraków, Poland is your main destination.

Please use your map or GPS.

Address: Park Inn Krakow, ul. Monte Cassino 2, 30-337 Krakow, Poland
GPS Coordinates: N: 50° 2′ 51″  E: 19° 55′ 48″

The A4 motorway ensures fast and convenient connection. However, you can meet difficulties at some sections (for example road works or heavy traffic during rush hours close to big cities like Wrocław, Katowice, Kraków, mainly during weekdays).

Please be aware of motorway tolls at A4 Katowice – Kraków. Tolls are collected at every Toll Plaza in Mysłowice and Balice. Estimated payment for the whole section of the A4 Katowice-Kraków is 2*9PLN=18PLN (around 2*2,50EUR=5EUR).

Payment methods at Toll Plaza in Myslowice and Balice:

  • cash: PLN, EUR, USD (for EUR and USD only notes are accepted. Change is given in PLN)
  • cards: VISA, Mastercard, Maestro
  • subscription coupons

Before your travel to Poland by car please familiarize yourself with Rules of the road in Poland, especially speed limits.

Speed limits in Poland, since 1st January 2011

Speed limits in Poland, since 1st January 2011

 * – Buses with special permission can drive 100 km/h; buses without permission – 80 km/h only


Distance between Cracow and some European cities, including potential travel time:

  • Warsaw, Poland – 293km, 4h
  • Katowice, Poland – 80km, 59m
  • Wrocław, Poland- 270km, 2h 50m
  • Gdansk, Poland- 606km, 8h 30m
  • Bratislava, Slovakia – 460km, 5h
  • Prague, Czech Rep – 539km, 5h 30m
  • Berlin, Germany – 597km, 6h
  • Minsk, Belarus – 771km, 10h30m
  • Vilnius, Lithuania – 754km, 12h
  • Kiev, Ukraine – 863km, 12h10m

Kraków is very busy city, especially during rush hours. Therefore it is advisable to use public transportation during your stay in Kraków.

Transfer details

For transfer details see appropriate options:


Congress participants arriving in Poland will be supported by volunteers at the Kraków Airport/ Kraków Główny Railway Station and possibly at the Warszawa Chopin Airport/ Katowice Airport.