The average price of a 7-day trip to Krakow is $1,122 for a solo traveler, $2,015 for a couple, and $3,778 for a family of 4. Krakow hotels range from $36 to $157 per night with an average of $70, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to John Paul II – Balice Airport (KRK) are between $649 and $982 per person for economy flights and $2,037 to $3,082 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $27 to $58 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Krakow, PL

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to KRK and stay in a Krakow hotel:

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Krakow is usually early February.

 

Average Krakow Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Krakow for a week is $784-$1,664($112-$238 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $355 to $874 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $64 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Krakow for a week is $1,916-$3,160($274-$451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $710 to $1,748 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $64 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Krakow for a week is $2,596-$5,888($371-$841 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,420 to $3,496 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $128 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $70 to $85 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Krakow

How cheap can you make a vacation to Krakow? The cheapest trip to Krakow is about $83 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $31.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Krakow for a week is $579-$1,376($83-$197 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $355 to $874 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Krakow for a week is $1,032-$2,446($147-$349 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $710 to $1,748 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Krakow for a week is $1,986-$4,772($284-$682 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,420 to $3,496 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $72 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $82 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Krakow cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Krakow Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Krakow.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Krakow for a week is $1,723-$6,676($246-$954 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $122 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $799 to $2,150 for first class

Lodging: $91 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $612 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Krakow for a week is $2,900-$9,680($414-$1,383 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $244 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,598 to $4,300 for first class

Lodging: $91 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $612 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Krakow for a week is $5,800-$17,158($829-$2,451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $488 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,196 to $8,600 for first class

Lodging: $182 to $314 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $476 to $857 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Krakow Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Krakow is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Krakow due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Krakow Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Krakow hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Krakow.

 

Flight Costs to Krakow

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $982 average in mid December to a low of $649 in early February. Median flight price is $746. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Krakow our data includes 235 originating airports, and 104 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Krakow from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $8,262 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Warsaw Chopin (WAW) in Warsaw (Poland) at an average of just $61.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Krakow, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $333, so you can easily save about 51% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Krakow can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $413 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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