Travel and Visa information

How to get there?

Krakow has convenient, direct air connections with all major European cities. The flights that leave from Krakow Balice Airport goes to Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Chicago, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Vienna, Zurich, Warszawa.

List of airlines arriving in Krakow: Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, British Midland Airways Ltd, CSA, EL-AL Israel Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Eurolot, Germanwings, Lufthansa, Malev, SAS, Swiss International Airlines, Styrian Spirit, SkyEurope, Easy Jet Airlines

Average flight time:

Amsterdam   –   indirect flight 3 – 5 h
Berlin   –   direct flight 1 h min
Brussels   –   direct flight 1 h 45 min
Cologne/Bonn   –   direct flight 1 h 55 min
Copenhagen   –   direct flight 2 h 35 min
Frankfurt   –  direct flight 1 h 40 min
Lisbon   –  indirect flight 4 – 6 h
London   –  direct flight 2 h 35 min
Madrid   –  indirect flight 4h 45 min
Milan   –  direct flight 2 h 35 min
Munich   –  direct flight 1 h 50 min
Paris   –  direct flight 2 h 10 min
Rome   –  direct flight 2 h 5 min
South Korea   –  indirect flight 18 – 40 h
Vienna   –  direct flight 1h 10 min
Washington   –  indirect flight 12 – 18 h

Airport transfers

The airport transfer from Balice Airport Krakow to center of the city lasts 20 – 30 minutes.


Visitors from non-EU Countries must possess a passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the length of stay. Participants requiring a visa should apply immediately to a consular office or a diplomatic mission of the Republic of Poland in their country in order to avoid a delayed arrival to the congress. Please note that the visa application procedure can take up to two weeks. It is not possible to obtain a visa at any Polish airport.

DMC Poland will assist delegates by processing official invitations upon request.

Please find the address of the Republic of Poland Embassy in your country HERE.

Official invitation by DMC Poland or organizer – information needed:

Your full name
Date of birth
Place of birth
Country of citizenship (country which issued your passport)
Your passport number
Your passport expiry date
Your stay dates: arrival and departure day

As soon as the required data is received, the congress secretariat will start the procedure for issuing your official invitation. The procedure usually takes a few days. When the invitation is ready, it will be sent to you by post or express delivery service. You should then present it at the embassy of Poland in your country to obtain the visa for the conference.

Citizens of the following countries are not required to be in possession of a visa when entering Poland for less than 90 days:

  • Albania (only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Andorra
  • Antigua Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina (only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (Special Administrative Region)
  • Macedonia (only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova (only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • San Marino
  • Serbia (only for holders of biometric passports)
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan (for the holders of passport which include an identity card number)
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Vatican (Holy See)
  • Venezuela


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