Katowice Flight Ticket

DISCOVER THE KATOWICE REGION; LET IT SURPRISE YOU!

When the average Pole thinks about Katowice, generally "coal" comes to his mind; the region was once a Polish power in hard coal mining. Katowice is the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship and its largest city with 276,000 inhabitants. Now Katowice is one of the most forested Polish cities, 42% of the city's area is covered by forests . It’s the seat of many scientific institutions and has 20 universities.

Feature/Location:

the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship with 276 thousand population / in southern Poland, 82 km from the border with the Czech Republic, at the intersection of main European communication routes

Currency

Polish Zloty/ PLN

Weather

from May to September the average temperature is 18 °C- 23 °C

Time Zone

GMT +01:00

Airports

1 airport/ KTW

Activities

sight- seeing, culture, sport, shopping

Until the 19th century, Katowice was an agricultural village that evolved into a powerful industrial centre when huge deposits of hard coal were discovered underground and the first mines were established. The construction of the railway connected the region with Berlin and Vienna. Most of the mines have been closed and some of them have gained a new life as tourist attractions as underground museums. Culture and music lovers find film and various type music festivals here.

What Is Katowice Best Known For ?

Katowice is located at the crossroads of rail and road routes which makes traveling comfortable and more fun. Do you crave water recreation? In the surrounding of Katowice, there are many ponds and lakes where you can go canoeing, sailing and windsurfing and relax on the clean beaches. Your taste buds will have a feast because the Silesian region is renowned for its simple but admired cuisine. It’s recommended to see the Industrial Monuments Route of the Silesia with 42 objects related to mining, metallurgy and rail

Weather in Katowice

The climate in Katowice is moderate, transitional with an average annual temperature of 8.6 ° C. Precipitation can be expected every month and the average temperature in the months from April to September is 20.5 ° C.

7 C Overcast Clouds
TODAY Apr 11, Sun
  • Apr 12, Mon 10 Overcast Clouds
  • Apr 13, Tue 2 Light Snow
  • Apr 14, Wed 4 Light Snow
  • Apr 15, Thu 1 Light Snow
  • Apr 16, Fri 1 Light Rain

Direct flights to Katowice

The location of Katowice in southern Poland at the crossroads of important domestic and international routes is a good reason why direct flights to the Pyrzowice airport in Katowice are very popular. Moreover, airport charges at Pyrzowice airport are lower than at other airports in Poland, therefore flights to / from Katowice are respectively cheaper. With Corendon Airlines you can take direct flights to Katowice from the following airports: Antalya in Turkey, Heraklion Kzantzakis in Crete, Hurgada in Egypt and Rhodes in Rhodes. Flights to Katowice from Turkey are very popular, especially in summer, so to find cheap flights to Katowice from Antalya, make sure to book a flight in advance or prefer a flight in low season, i.e. before the beginning of May or after the end of September.

Choosing your flight tickets to Katowice

Cheap flight tickets to Katowice

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket to Katowice is to regularly follow the offers on the Corendon Airlines website. By tracking flights to Katowice on the Corendon Airlines website, you are guaranteed not to miss any special offers.

To go from Pyrzowice Airport to Katowice

Transportation from Pyrzowice airport to Katowice is not problematic. The distance from the airport in Pyrzowice to the center of Katowice is only 30 km. Once you land at Pyrzowice Airport, you have several options to get to the center of Katowice. The easiest way is to take a taxi or rent a car at the airport and the journey takes about half an hour. It is also possible to use public transport, since the buses from the airport to the Katowice center or other cities of the Silesian agglomeration run around the clock.

Accommodation in Katowice

You can choose an overnight stay in one of over 20 hotels in the centre of Katowice, if the central location is important to you, you can also be interested in one of the over 200 hotels scattered throughout the Silesian Voivodeship, if you prefer cheap accommodation. Many visitors choose the option of accommodation in one of the neighbouring cities, because due to a very good public transportation and short distances between the cities in the Silesian agglomeration, it is easy to move around. Low-budget tourists willingly choose accommodation in plentiful guest rooms.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Katowice

What's worth visiting in Katowice?

The must-see attractions include:
  • Spodek
  • Nikiszowiec
  • Silesian Park
  • The Silesian Museum
  • The Industrial Monuments Route of the Silesian Voivodeship

What is the best way to travel around the Silesian agglomeration?

It would be a good idea to buy a one-day public transport ticket, according to which you can travel throughout the entire Silesian voivodeship by trains, buses and trams without any limit.

When is the prime time to visit Katowice?

From spring to autumn, due to the possibility of taking advantage of the beaches by the lakes, attractions in the Silesian Park or attending the music festivals.

The most delicious food in Silesia?

The absolute number one is Silesian dumplings with roulade and red cabbage. For soup gourmets, sour rye soup is absolutely to be recommended.

How far is it from Katowice to the nearest mountain range?

77 km to the Silesian Beskids.

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