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Wieliczka Salt Mine Location: Transportation Routes & Tips

Where is the Wieliczka Salt Mine located?

Getting to the Wieliczka Salt Mine by public transport

By Bus
By Train

Best for: Budget travel

Travel time: Around 30 minutes from the Krakow city center

Closest stop: Kopalnia Soli Wieliczka bus stop

Timings: Buses run regularly from early morning until late evening.

Hop on bus number 304 from Dworzec Główny Zachód stop near Krakow city center, and alight at the Wieliczka Kopalnia Soli stop to go to the Daniłowicz Shaft entrance or get off at the Wieliczka Rynek stop to go to the Regis Shaft entrance.

Best For: Saving time and sightseeing

Travel time: Around 25 minutes from the Krakow city center

Closest stop: Wieliczka Rynek Kopalnia

Timings: Trains operate frequently throughout the day.

Catch a train from Krakow Glowny to Wieliczka Rynek Kopalnia station and marvel at the picturesque landscape during the short journey. Once you arrive, the salt mine is just a short walk away.

Getting to Wieliczka Salt Mine by car

Driving Route

Best for: Convenience and flexibility

Travel time: 20 minutes from Krakow city center

Distance: 14.7 km

If you’re driving down to the Wieliczka Salt Mine from the Krakow city center, start on Franciszkańska to Floriana Straszewskiego/I obwodnica. Take a left onto Adama Mickiewicza, then make a U-turn and travel on II Obwodnica, Henryka Kamieńskiego, and Wieliczka Road. Take the first exit onto Edwarda Dembowskiego at the roundabout in Niepodleglosci. Turn right onto Daniłowicza to reach Wieliczka Salt Mine.

How to Get to Wieliczka Salt Mine

Walking to Wieliczka Salt Mine

Best for: Adventurous explorers and those who enjoy strolling through new cities.

Travel time: 10 minutes from Konopków Palace

Distance: 800 m 

Wieliczka is a small town that can be explored on foot. This historic old town was added to National Polish Monuments in 1994. You can see some beautiful medieval buildings on your walk. Start walking west from the Konopków Palace on the Slowackiego road. Continue onto Powstania Warszawskiego. Turn left to enter City Park. Continue on the road and join the Daniłowicza road until you reach the Wieliczka Salt Mine entrance building.




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Frequently asked questions about the Wieliczka Salt Mine location

Where is Wieliczka Salt Mine located?

Wieliczka Salt Mine is located in Wieliczka, a small town near Krakow. The exact address is Daniłowicza 10, 32-020 Wieliczka, Poland.

How to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow?

You can get to Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow by bus, train, taxi, or car. The fastest way is to go via a car, which takes around 20 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

The fastest way to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine is by car or taxi. It takes about 20 minutes from the Krakow city center.

What is the cheapest way to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

The cheapest way to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine is by bus. A bus ticket will cost you around 1 Euro.

Which is the closest bus stop to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

The closest bus stop to Wieliczka Salt Mine is Wieliczka Kopalnia Soli.

Which is the closest train station to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

The closest train station to Wieliczka Salt Mine is Wieliczka Rynek-Kopalnia

Can I park at Wieliczka Salt Mine?

Yes, you can park your car at the many parking lots around Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Is there parking for disabled persons at Wieliczka Salt Mine?

Yes, parking for disabled persons is available at the Wieliczka Salt Mine parking lots.

Can I walk to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

Wieliczka is a beautiful and historic town. If you have the time, you should take a walk to the Wieliczka Salt Mine.