A trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mines is a must on a holiday to Poland.
In this post I'll tell you how much it costs to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines whether you want to go on your own or join an organised tour.
1. How much does a trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mines from Krakow cost?
For an organised excursion to the Wieliczka Salt Mines from Krakow there are several options depending on whether you are interested in an all-inclusive tour (44 euros), a private excursion (126 euros) or just the transfer with guided tour (43 euros) if you book it on Hellotickets.
With these tours you will be accompanied by a guide and you will arrive at the door of the monument without unnecessary waiting and without queuing at the ticket office. Also, in the event of any unforeseen circumstances, you can cancel the tour free of charge.
2. Wieliczka Salt Mine ticket prices
If you want to save as much as possible on your visit, you can always buy tickets to the Wieliczka Salt Mine on your own.
To visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines on your own, you can get tickets at the monument's ticket office for tours in Polish and English, but if you want to do this tour in another language, then you will have to buy them online on their website well in advance of your trip to Krakow, as tours in other languages are few but in high demand.
The ticket prices for tours in languages other than Polish are as follows:
- Standard single ticket: 100 PLN (21,59 EUR)
- Discounted single ticket for children and young people: 80 PLN (17,27 Euro)
- Discounted single ticket for students and seniors: 90 PLN ('19,43)
- Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children aged 4-16): 280 PLN (60,45 Euro)
- Children up to 4 years: free
3. How much does it cost to take a trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mine on your own?
In case you want to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines on your own, the first thing I advise you to do when planning your visit is to check the opening hours and then get your tickets.
To visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines on your own you can get tickets at the monument's ticket office for the tours in Polish and English but if you want to do this tour in another language, then you will have to buy them online at their website or for 39 euros at Hellotickets. Just the tickets with a guided tour without the need to book transport from Krakow.
Due to the characteristics of the Wieliczka Salt Mines and for conservation and safety reasons, you will always be accompanied by a professional guide during the tour inside the monument.
In the post How to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines on your own you will find more information about it, so I recommend you to have a look.
4. How much does it cost to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines and Auschwitz?
As two of the most popular excursions around Krakow, there are options that combine a guided tour of both sites on the same day for around 80 euros.
With this package you can get the most out of your trip to the city if you're only spending a few days there and you'll also save time (by not having to queue at the ticket office) and money (by not having to buy tickets separately).
Both sites are visited on the same day and a private vehicle will take you to and from Krakow, Auschwitz and the Salt Mines.
If you want to know more details about this visit, don't miss the post Excursions to Auschwitz and the Wieliczka Salt Mines from Krakow.
5. Price of transport from Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mines
If you do not want to take an organised tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mines including transport because you prefer to visit the salt mines on your own, you will have to travel by public transport.
Being such a touristy place close to Krakow, the Wieliczka Salt Mines are very well connected to the city and there are several transport options to get there on your own.
The best options are the train and bus, two fast, comfortable and inexpensive means of transport that will get you to the monument in about 30 minutes.
A bus ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine from Kraków costs about PLN 4 each way (about 1 euro), while the price of a train ticket can be checked at the ticket window at the station or online.
However, in the post How to get to the Wieliczka Salt Mines from Krakow I tell you more details and all the alternatives at your fingertips.