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From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour with Hotel Transfers

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  • Explore the spectacular Wieliczka Salt Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • With a professional guide by your side, delve into the history and significance of the Salt Mines.
  • Enjoy hassle-free transfers to and from the attraction.
  • Relish a ride on an original elevator used through the centuries by miners.
  • Get a chance to purchase some unique souvenirs made from rock salt at the attraction.


  • Entry to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Professional English-speaking driver
  • Expert English/Spanish/Italian/French/German/Polish/Russian-speaking guide
  • Headsets


  • Food and drinks
  • Permission to take photos at the salt mine (10 zlotych)

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Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24h before the schedule.

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Located about 16 kilometers to the south of Cracow, the entire experience takes about 5 hours in total. You will be picked up from your hotel and can enjoy a relaxing ride to the attraction.

At the salt mine, you will see all the excavated holes, ramps, galleries, chambers, and shafts in all their glory, along your special tourist route. The route is approximately 135 meters below ground level. You must descend down 800 stairs to reach the starting point of the tour. A guide will accompany you throughout the experience, giving you incredible insight into the salt mine. This route is approximately 2 kilometers and will take you about 3 hours to explore. At the end of the tour, you will take an elevator ride back to the top. You will then be transferred back to your hotel, completing an enlightening experience.

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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • English Guided Tour
  • Spanish Guided Tour
  • French Guided Tour
  • Italian Guided Tour
  • Polish Guided Tour
  • German Guided Tour
  • Russian Guided Tour

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • Guests must wear a mask covering their mouths and noses at all times during the tour and bus journey.
  • Guests may be subject to a temperature check before being allowed to board the transfer bus.
  • Please maintain social distancing throughout the tour, maintaining at least a distance of 2 meters with other guests.

Important Information

  • Please note that there is a lot of walking with this experience, and you will have to go down 800 stairs. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes.
  • The temperature inside the salt mine may be as low as 14 to 16 degrees Celsius. It is recommended that you wear comfortable, warm clothing.
  • Visitors may undergo a personal and bag security check at the attraction.
  • The maximum dimensions of a bag that can be carried inside the attraction is 35x 20 x 20 cm.
  • The sightseeing tour takes place in a group.
  • You have to go back to the surface by elevator.


The Museum is open all year long, seven days a week. You can start the visit in the following hours:

9 AM - 4 PM January, February, March, November, December
9AM - 5 PM March, April
8 AM - 6 PM May
8 AM - 8 PM June, July, August
9 AM - 6 PM October

English Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3:40 PM

Spanish Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 12:40 PM and 3:40 PM

French Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 1 PM

Italian Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 12:40 PM

German Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 1 PM

Polish Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3:40 PM

Russian Guided Tour

  • Everyday at 1 PM

Note: The salt mine is closed on the 1st of January, during Easter, on 1st of November, and on 24-25th of December.

Discounted Tickets

Children aged 0-18yrs, as well as students aged 17-26yrs, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID to your guide.
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs.
  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.
  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.
  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, you will be provided with the nearest pickup location.
  • On the day of the tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.


This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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