Katowice International Airport Guide (KTW)

Airport info
Code: KTW
Address:
Wolności 90, Ożarowice, 42-625, Poland
Location:

The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) north of Katowice.

No. of terminals: 3 (A, B and C) Dialling code: +48
Telephone:
+48 32 392 7000.
Timezone: GMT ++01:00

Katowice International Airport serves the city of the same name in southern Poland. Our Katowice International Airport guide provides all of the essential information about the airport, including transport routes, terminal facilities and accommodation options nearby.

Information

An airport information desk is available in Terminal A (tel: +48 32 392 7385). A tourist information office is available in Terminal B

Email address: 
informacja@gtl.com.pl
Transfer between terminals

The two terminals A and B are immediately adjacent to one another.

Driving directions

The airport is roughly a 30 minute drive from Katowice city centre. To start, take the main road S86 east, then north, out of the city. After about 16 km (10 miles) turn left on to the DW913, which leads directly to the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: The airport bus (tel: +48 32 493 1000; www.pkm.katowice.pl- in Polish only) runs regularly between the airport and the city centre railway station (journey time: 50 minutes; fare: PLN27). Buses also operate to other cities in the region, including Kraków.

Taxi: Taxis are available outside Arrivals. The official airport operator is Airport Taxi Service (tel: +48 32 786 0606; taxipyrzowice.pl/). The trip into the city centre takes roughly 30-40 minutes and costs around PLN160, depending on distance travelled.

Terminal facilities

Money

There are banks, bureaux de change and ATMs in terminals A and B.

Communication

There is a Post Office in Terminal A. Public telephones can be found in the terminal, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the departures area.

Food

There is a good choice of restaurants, cafés and snack bars in terminals A and B including a coffee house and eatery specialising in Polish cuisine.

Shopping

Duty free is available for non-EU passengers in a choice of outlets in Terminals A and B. Additionally there are gift shops, a newsagent, liquor stores and a pharmacy located in Terminal B. There are convenience stores in the public areas of terminals A and B.

Luggage

Luggage storage facilities are not available at the airport. Those who believe they have lost an item in the terminal complex should report to the Lost and Found office (tel: +48 32 284 5006) in the arrivals hall.

Other

Other facilities at Katowice International Airport include baby changing rooms, a play area for children and an observation gallery in Terminal B.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a conference room on the second floor of Terminal B, and in the same terminal, a VIP lounge offering business services in the Departures area post-security. Meeting and event facilities are offered by the nearby DeSilva Inn hotel (tel: +48  22 858 27 44; www.desilva.pl).

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully wheelchair accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance, and there are special meeting points within the terminals for those requiring help. Passengers requiring additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

Car parking can be booked online via the airport website. Short-term parking is in P1 close to the terminal, while a free shuttle service links P2 and the secure P3 to the terminals. There are a total of nearly 4,000 parking spaces available at the airport.

Car rental

International car rental companies represented at the airport include Budget, Enterprise, and National along with numerous local operators. Most of these have desks in Terminal A, but some are located in Terminal B and in Terminal C.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Katowice International Airport; however there is a, somewhat limited, choice in the immediate surrounding area. For luxury accommodation, it is necessary to make the short journey into the city centre.


DeSilva Inn

+48 22 858 27 44.

Located roughly 10 minutes from the airport by car, the DeSilva is a 3-star hotel offering free shuttle services to and from the terminals. It houses a bar and restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a small 24-hour shop, along with meeting and events space.

Ulica Rórownoległa 2, 42-625, Pyrzowice, Poland

Hotel Wilga

+48 32 381 0595.

A full-service hotel offering a free shuttle service, the Wilga (which shares ownership with the Hotel Iskra) is a 3-star hotel, with 45 rooms, conference facilities and free parking.

Osiedle 39, 42-623, Mierzęcice, Poland
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