You can reach Krakow by:
Polish currency is zloty (PLN). Please be aware that the exchange rate at the city centre is much better than at the airport.
John Paul II International Airport is located about 15 km from Krakow centre. It has direct connections to various cities. For updated information on flights and connections see the website: http://www.krakowairport.pl/en
Krakow airport has a direct connection to Hamburg (easyJet), London (easyJet, Rayanair) and Geneva (easyJet).
At the airport you can find: exchange offices, bank branch, ATMs, a restaurant, a cafe, post office, information desk, travel agency, 24-hour first aid, duty-free shop, 24-hour car park and car rentals agency (National, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz).
You can reach the city center by:
Katowice - Pyrzowice airport
The other option is to fly to Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport and take a bus to Krakow. Buses operate regularly, the trip takes about an hour and costs about 50 PLN. More information is available at www.katowice-airport.com.
Cracow is one of Poland's main railroad junctions. It has direct railway links with Berlin, Budapest, Kiev, Prague, Vienna and Warszawa. Cracow Central Station (Kraków Głowny) is situated most conveniently in the very city centre, close to the Old Town historic district.
The schedule can be found here.
The north-south E77 links Krakow with Warsaw and Gdansk in the north and Zakopane and the Slovak border in the south. The east-west E40 arrives from Lviv in Ukraine in the east and then goes west through Wroclaw and Katowice to Dresden in Germany (partly the A4 motorway). To the southwest, the Czech Republic is easily reached via E75.
Additional helpful links for travel:
Poland is a member state of the European Union. Citizens of some non-EU countries may need a visa. Relevant information can be found on the website: http://www.mfa.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/entering_poland (please check if you need one)
A letter of invitation can be provided upon request for the registered conference participants. Please take visa processing time into account.