Plan Your Trip from London to Krakow
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.
Parking at Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs Â£17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged Â£2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.
London Ground Transportation
London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.
Airport Dining Facilities
There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.
Flights to Krakow
Krakow features some of the most breathtaking historical views and modern business travel amenities available in Poland, and Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Krakow. Flights to the city arrive at the John Paul II International Airport found at Medweckiego 1 32-083 in Balice, Poland. The airport is approximately 11 kilometers, or 7 miles, from the city's center. The airport provides service to major locations throughout Europe and northern Asia on airlines including Ryanair, Lufthansa and Lot.
Getting Around in the City
Taxi service to the city center costs approximately $15 and takes about 15 minutes. Trains operate to and from the airport between the hours of 5:34 a.m. and 10:57 p.m. One-way ticket costs begin at approximately $6, and round-trip tickets are available at prices around $8.75 per person. Train travel takes approximately 20 minutes each way. Buses provide the least expensive option, but may take twice as long as train or taxi travel. Bus ticket costs begin at $1 per person.
Weather in Krakow
Temperature in the city ranges from 5 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to summer highs of 86 degrees. The local climate is temperate, with regular rains year-round and snow during the winter months. Winter travelers should prepare for cold weather and bring heavy jackets or snow gear, while visitors in the summer should dress lightly. Regular rain during the spring and fall months makes ponchos and umbrellas a wise choice for travelers.
Attractions and Points of Interest
Most attractions found throughout the city reflect on the history of this part of Poland. The beautiful winter months showcase the city's historic buildings in a period with less tourist activity than the late spring to early fall. The Royal Way, from Florian's Gate to the Wawel Castle, offers some of the most breathtaking views of gothic and earlier architecture. The city's Old Town features traditional craftsmen who create unique souvenirs not found elsewhere. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights to Krakow, as well as hotels near points of interest.
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