Warsaw: Tour to Wieliczka & Krakow

Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the greatest mining museums in Europe, one of the Polish official national Historic Monuments and one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country. About 1.2 million people visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine each year.

This ancient Salt Mine has been operating since the 13th century without any intermissions. It reaches a depth of 327 meters and extends via horizontal passages for over 287 kilometers.

Today, the mine features a 3,5km tourist route (including chambers and passages), different kinds of exhibits (presenting history of the salt mining) and an underground lake.

Wieliczka Salt Mine is located 15 km from Krakow – one of the most beautiful cities in Poland. We offer a one day tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine by train combined with a short visit in Krakow.

Option 1 – Tour by train

Tour itinerary:

  1. early morning hotel pick up (exact time depends on train schedule),
  2. transfer to the train station by comfortable car, accompanied by English speaking driver who will give you return train tickets,
  3. journey by train from Warsaw to Krakow (approx. 3 hours),
  4. arrival in Krakow, meeting our driver at the train platform,
  5. joining a group tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine (including 30- 40 minutes ride from Krakow) Sightseeing of the Salt Mine lasts approx. 2 hours. 3,5km tourist route (less than 2 percent of the mine passages total length) includes:
  • climbing 800 steps,
  • Saint Anthony’s Chapel, with a majestic chandelier made of lumps of salt,
  • Janowice chamber, presenting famous legend about the beginnings of the mine,
  • The Kazimierz Wielki Chamber, a huge space where you can learn about the role of the animals in the salt mine,
  • Saint Kinga’s Chapel, probably the most beautiful underground chapel in Poland, full of salt sculptures and reliefs, created by mine workers,
  • Erazm Baraczek chamber with an underground lake,
  • Michalowice Chamber,
  • Jozef Pilsudzki Chamber, with 10m length water tunnel from XIX century,
  • Saint Jan’s Chapel, in the past, it was the most important sacred place of the mine,
  • underground museum, presenting paintings of St Kinga and former rulers, mining clothes exhibition etc.
  • underground souvenir shop.

6. return to Krakow (approx. 30 minutes of ride),
7. free time in Krakow, perfect moment for lunch and walk around the Old Town. Exact time depends on the train schedule (approx. 4 hours),
8. getting the train station of Krakow on your own (central station is located very close to the Old Town),
9. return journey to Warsaw (approx. 3 hours),
10. meeting the driver at the train platform, transfer to your hotel.

Whole tour lasts approx. 15-16 hours

Prices:

  • 720 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 540 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 460 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 440 PLN per person (4 persons or more)

What is included:

  • morning hotel pick up in Warsaw and transfer to the train station
  • morning assistance of an English speaking driver until getting inside the train to Krakow
  • 2nd class return tickets for economic standard fast train connection between Warsaw and -Krakow
  • pick up from the train platform in Krakow by a local English speaking driver
  • guided tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • free time in Krakow after coming back to Krakow and before departure of your train back to Warsaw
  • evening pick up from the train platform in Warsaw by a local English speaking driver
  • transfer from the train station back to your hotel in Warsaw

According to your needs, we can also arrange the same trip but instead of free time in Krakow you can have the service of a private English speaking (or any other language) guide for up to 2,5 hours private walking tour of Krakow Old Town during which you will see: the Main Market Square,the Adam Mickiewicz monument the Slowacki Theatre,the Cloth Hall,St. Mary’s Basilica, the Town Hall Tower, the Barbican with the medieval defensive walls, the Florianska Gate, Florianska Street, Collegium Maius and Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University, Kanonicza Street – the oldest in Krakow, All Saints Square with the Pope’s Window, St. Peter and St. Pauls’ Church on Grodzka Street, the Wawel Royal Castle with the Cathedral (please note, sightseeing is from outside).

Prices:

  • 1040 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 700 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 560 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 520 PLN per person (4 persons or more)

What is included:

  • morning hotel pick up in Warsaw and transfer to the train station
  • morning assistance of an English speaking driver until getting inside the train to Krakow
  • 2nd class return tickets for economic standard fast train connection between Warsaw and -Krakow
  • pick up from the train platform in Krakow by a local English speaking driver
  • guided tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • free time in Krakow (approx. 1 hour),
  • private guided tour of Krakow Old Town in chosen language (up to 2,5h)
  • evening pick up from the train platform in Warsaw by a local English speaking driver
  • transfer from the train station back to your hotel in Warsaw

This tour is available in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

Some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary.

Option 2 – tour by car

Instead of travelling by train, we offer private transportation by comfortable car accompanied by a private English speaking driver. You will be picked up directly from your hotel in Warsaw and join a local guided tour at Wieliczka Salt Mine. Then our driver will take you to Krakow where you can choose among some free time or a private guided tour in chosen language.

Tour itinerary:

  1. early morning hotel pick up (around 6-7am),
  2. up to 4 hours ride to the Wieliczka Salt Mine from Warsaw,
  3. joining a 2 hours local guided tour at Wieliczka Salt Mine
  4. 30 minutes ride from the Wieliczka Salt Mine to Krakow
  5. up to 3 hours of free time in Krakow, perfect moment for lunch and walk around the Old Town,
  6. return ride from Krakow to Warsaw (approx. 4 hours)
  7. drop off at your hotel.

Whole tour lasts approx. 13 hours.

Prices:

  • 1400 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 760 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 560 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 510 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 480 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 450 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 7 persons or more – contact us

What is includes:

  • your hotel pick up and drop off,
  • private transportation with assistance of our English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to Wieliczka Salt Mine,
  • skip the line entrance
  • local, group sightseeing tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine for up to 2 hours with live guide in chosen language
  • up to 3 hours of free time in Krakow

This tour is available in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

Some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary.

We can also arrange the same private tour but instead of free time in Krakow you can have up to 2,5 hours walking tour of Krakow Old Town accompanied by a private guide in chosen language.

Prices:

  • 1670 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 890 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 650 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 580 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 540 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 500 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 7 persons or more – contact us

What is included:

  • your hotel pick up and drop off,
  • private transportation with assistance of our English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to Wieliczka Salt Mine,
  • skip the line entrance
  • local, group sightseeing tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine for up to 2 hours with live guide in chosen language
  • up to 30 minutes of free time in Krakow,
  • 2,5h private guided tour of Krakow Old Town

This tour is available in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

Some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary.

Choose number of participants and date:

persons

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