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Wieliczka Salt Mine Parking – Detailed Guide

Visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow by car? Don’t worry, the Krakow Salt Mines have a good amount of parking spots within walking distance of the Daniłowicz Shaft. If you’re looking for some tips how to find the official Wieliczka Salt Mine parking lots, you’re in the right place! We’ll help you locate the right spaces to park your car in Wieliczka.

Where to park in Krakow Salt Mine?

There’s more than a dozen parking lots within walking distance of the Krakow Salt Mine – but which one to choose?

Official Wieliczka salt mine parking lots

Just around St. Kinga Park, near the entrance at Danilowicz Shaft, you can find 2 parking lots that are owned by the Salt Mine Museum:

One right next to the Daniłowicz Shaft entrance
Address: Daniłowicza 10, Wieliczka, Poland

Salt mine parking 1 photo near Graduation Tower in Wieliczka
Krakow Salt Mine Parking 1

(source: Google Street View)

And one near the Graduation Tower, with an entrance from Dembowskiego Street
Address: Dembowskiego 22, Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine Parking 2 near Danilowicz Shaft
Wieliczka Salt Mine Parking 2

(source: Google Street View)

Private parking lots

There are many other parking lots scattered around Wieliczka, but they price and quality can be dramatically different from one to the other. There have also been some reports of dishonest practices among some of them. Proceed at your own risk.

You don’t have to drive to visit Wieliczka

Driving to Wieliczka from Krakow by car sounds like a hassle? Don’t worry, Krakow Direct is here to help! Our selection of private guided tours to Krakow’s most important landmarks will be a great asset in planning your dream Krakow city break. If you choose our services, you’ll be driven straight from the city centre directly to the main entrance of Wieliczka Salt Mine. Our premium Mercedes Benz vehicles and experienced, English speaking drivers will ensure your drive is as comfortable as it gets. Extra options such as hotel pick-up/drop-off or convenient lunch boxes can also be picked. You’re always 5 minutes away from booking your dream Wieliczka experience!

Wieliczka Salt Mine parking prices

Here are the prices for the public parking lots near Wieliczka Salt Mine:

VehicleParking fee
Car, motorcycle or van weighing up to 3.5 tonnes30 PLN per day (only during Salt Mine’s opening hours)
Coaches, RVs50 PLN per day (only during Salt Mine’s opening hours)
Electric vehicles while using the charging stationFree (but only during the charging)
Extra fee for parking outside the Mine’s opening hours100 PLN per day

Salt Mine in Wieliczka parking – opening hours

The Salt Mine’s opening hours are usually between 8 am and 6 pm. If you fail to move your car out of the parking before closing, an additional fee of 100 PLN is charged. Refer to the information posted on the entrance signs for specific, day-to-day information.

Find out more info in our Salt Mine travel guide

Whether you want to see more photos of the St. Kinga’s Chapel, or would like to know more about what to take to the Krakow Salt Mines, we made the ultimate Wieliczka travel guide just for you. Check it out for extra travel tips, interesting facts about the mine, as well as beautiful photos from Wieliczka.

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