Katowice may not be the most pretty or historic city in Poland, but it boasts plenty of cultural attractions and a great atmosphere sure to keep any holidaymaker or business tripper entertained. Katowice is Poland’s industrial capital, famous for steel and coal production, but if you scratch the surface you’ll soon realise that there’s more to the city than work. There’s also a buzzing theatre scene, plenty of diverse festivals, intriguing architecture, and a lively nightlife. It may not have the old world charm of Krakow or Poznan, but there are plenty of great reasons to fly to Katowice.
Airports in Katowice
Katowice International Airport (KTW) is 19 miles north of the city centre, and is the main international airport serving the Silesian Metropolis. It’s one of Poland’s busiest airports, boasting the fourth highest level of passenger flow in the country.
Airlines that fly to Katowice
Ryanair and Wizz Air both fly direct to Katowice from the UK.
Getting into Katowice
PKM shuttle buses run hourly from the airport direct to the centre of Katowice, with a journey time of 50 minutes. You can also catch buses from the airport to Krakow, Częstochowa, and the Czech Republic. Taxis are available outside the terminal building. The journey to the centre of Katowice should cost 160zł* (around £29.60) but always confirm with the driver before getting in the car.
Car hire is available at the airport from a range of providers. Express, GTL Service Car Rental, JOLCAR Rent a Car, Enterprise, Budget, and Silvercar are all based in Terminal A while GT-CARS and PANEK are available in Terminal B. Other car rental companies are based nearby and offer airport or hotel drop-off.
*Prices subject to change
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Airports near Katowice
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