Taxis in Krakow
The bustling city of Krakow has over 12 different taxi companies, putting thousands of taxis at your disposal in the city centre. If you’re looking to get from A to B as quickly and easily as possible, taking a Krakow taxi is your best option. You can easily get a taxi in Krakow by calling a radio taxi company, hailing one in the street or walking to a taxi rank.
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Krakow taxi prices
Each company in Krakow tends to put their own pricing, however, all taxis in Krakow do usually use a taximeter to calculate the cost of your journey based on the distance you travel. All official taxis must show their pricing on the rear window of the vehicle, so be sure to check for this before entering the taxi.
Base fare – €1.52
Price per km day (06:00 – 22:00) – €0.50
Price per km night (22:00 – 06:00) – €0.75
There may also be additional fees for things such as keeping your driver waiting for one hour (€7.60), travelling during major holidays and transfers from Krakow airport.
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How to get a taxi in Krakow
As there are so many different taxi companies in Krakow, getting a taxi is usually extremely easy. You can hail one from the street by looking for the official company logo, with their name and phone number clearly displayed, and their pricing sticker in the back window. While in the city centre, you can also walk to a designated taxi rank, which are usually found outside the main shopping areas, at large squares, outside tourist attractions, on the rooftop of the train station parking lot and at the airport.
If the weather is bad or you are travelling late at night, it’s wise to call for a radio taxi. Although an extra fee is added for this service, you can sometimes ask for a better price by booking with a radio taxi in Krakow. Some of the most reputable companies are:
Radio Taxi Krak: +48 122 676 767
Radio Taxi Wawel: +48 266 66 66
Taxi Wieliczka: +48 509 661 189
Book your Krakow taxi service in advance
Not only can booking your Krakow taxi service in advance save you money, but it’s also the best way to plan your trip around the city, so you don’t have to stress about public transport or walking the streets late at night. To enjoy world-class service, 24/7 customer support, English-speaking drivers and unbeatable prices, we recommend booking your Krakow taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups.
Krakow taxi tips
- Make sure your driver has the taxi fare prices clearly displayed in the back window.
- Krakow taxis don’t come with baby seats as standard, but you can bring and fit your own for free.
- Make sure your driver resets their taximeter before you begin your journey.
Wheelchair accessible taxis in Krakow
The standard Krakow taxis that you will see driving around town aren’t wheelchair accessible. If you need this service, you will need to call a speciality company like Taxi Bus Krakow. They provide transfers and door-to-door services for anyone in a wheelchair. You can book your fully wheelchair accessible Krakow taxi with them by calling +48 123 454 761.
Krakow taxi safety and complaints
The government in Krakow is cracking down on unauthorised vehicles and taxi scams. All Krakow taxis are now legally obliged to provide you with a receipt at the end of your journey, containing your driver’s name and ID, the taxi number, the cost of your journey and the time. If you have any issues during your Krakow taxi ride, you will take this receipt and report it to the Tourist Helpline on +48 222 787 777 or +48 608 599 999.