HOW TO GET THERE
Cracow airport (Balice) is 13 km from the city centre with an axcellent train tranfser service. The airport has flight connections to many other cities and countries.
Flight connections – detailed info to be found here.
Cracow is easily accessible by car with major highways A4 (east-west) and A1 (north-south)
Cracow central railway station is just 10 min walk from the historic city centre and the matket square. There are good train connections to the rest of Poland as well as Budapest, L’viv, Prague, Vienna and other european cities.
For further info visit
Poland is part of the Schengen Area. EU Citizens are not required to provide identity documents when crossing the land border. For further info visit
When flying, standard procedure apply. More info.
Non EU citizens are required to hold a valid passport when crossing the border.
Visa might also be required for certain nationalities. For further info consult the polish embassy where you live. For info visit.
POLAND IN NUMBERS
Territory: 312 685 km2
Population: 38.7 mln
Currency: 1 złoty (PLN) = 100 groszy = (1 EUR = ok. 4 PLN)
Currencies can be exchanged in the many ‘Kantor’ booths throughout the city. You can pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express etc.
Participation fee to be paid at ‘Biuro Zawodów’ (Competition Office) cash only (details to be found in competition regulations).
Time zone: GMT+1h
Mains voltage: 230V/ 50 Hz, electric sockets type C and E