Krakow Salt Mine Ticket (Skip-the-line)

2 hours
Everyday, between 9:00 and 16:00
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7 Edwarda Dembowskiego Street, Wieliczka - Discover Cracow Tourist Information Point

Why Choose Us?

  • ONLINE booking and instant confirmation
  • Easy to find meeting point
  • Skip-the-line ticket for a guided tour
  • Entrance fee included 
  • Free cancellation until the pickup time!

Choose your option of Wieliczka Salt Mine

More information about what option would be the best for you in the FAQ section below.

About Wieliczka Salt Mine

Memories you'll cherish forever

  • The only Underground Church in the World!
  • Saline Lakes
  • Sculptures and chandeliers all carved out of salt
  • ...and much, much more!

With Krakow Salt Mines Ticket you will see the very beginning of salt extraction. During the trip, you will hear a legend about Princess Kinga who is said to be the patron saint of salt miners in Poland and you will find out why. 
Also: How the mine functioned during World War II?  Who visited Wieliczka Salt Mine throughout the history? What is the title of the movie shot there? All those questions will be answered.

The microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies, so breathe as deeply as you can!
Nowadays the mine serves not only as a monument of culture but also as a venue for underground concerts, theater shows, and various exhibitions.

Krakow Salt Mine Ticket - agenda

Meeting Point
Please await our Tour Leader at 7 Edwarda Dembowskiego Street, Wieliczka - Discover Cracow Tourist Information Point. Our Tour Leder will take the group up to the entrance when the guide will be waiting.
Skip the line
Sometimes the line to get a ticket can be overwhelming. With us you don’t need to worry, your seat is secured.
Local expert guide
Official Wieliczka Salt Mine guide will show around you the Mine in your language. Entrance fees are already paid so you don’t have to worry about anything.

Krakow Salt Mine Regulations

  • Please mind that the tour begins with climbing down 380 steps and the regular tour does not include the lift that takes you down
  • Please, wear comfortable shoes - the tour requires a lot of walking
  • The photography fee is 10 PLN that you can pay on the spot
  • You will get a headset to hear the guide clearly throughout the entire tour
  • Physically challenged tourists may want to consider taking the shorter route which can be organized after picking the Salt Mine with private transport option of the tour
  • The temperature in Krakow Salt Mine is around 14 degrees so please take a jacket with you

Terms & Conditions

  • To receive a discount the participant is required to show a valid ID confirming the age of the participant (students are required to have a valid Student ID)
  • Please arrive at the designated pick- up point at least 5 minutes before departure time. Minor delays (circa 20 minutes) are possible due to traffic conditions.
  • You can cancel the reservation free of charge until the pickup time

Meeting Point

Faq

How long is the Wieliczka Salt Mine tour?

The sightseeing itself takes around 2 hours. 

I am physically challenged - can I take part in the tour?

The regular Salt Mine tour requires lots of walking and climbing stairs. If you have trouble walking you should consider taking the special route for physically challenged tourists. It is easier and shorter and we can organize it for you.
You just need to choose the Wieliczka Salt Mine tour with private transport and inform our booking department that you want to attend the shorter Route. If you are a person using a wheelchair it is the only possible way of visiting the Krakow Salt Mine. 

Can I use a lift to get down the first 380 steps?


The regular Salt Mine tour does not include the lift to get down. After the tour, the group is taken by lift to the surface.

How to get to Wieliczka Salt Mine?

We highly encourage you to read our blog post about How to Get to Wieliczka Salt Mine to Krakow - all your question are answered there.

What Wieliczka Salt Mine option will be the best for me?
  1. If you want the be picked up from your hotel and attend an organized Krakow Salt Mine tour choose Wieliczka Salt Mine with Hotel Pickup.
  2. If you are physically challenged, you have trouble climbing stairs and need to pick the Shorter Route choose Wieliczka Salt Mine with Private Transport - we will organize the Shorter Route especially for you. Also, this option will be best for you if you want to be picked up from a private apartment - our driver will pick you up from any point in Krakow.
  3. If you are staying in the Old Town or Jewish Quarter Area and you don't mind using our meeting points - pick the Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour. You will save some money by choosing this option! Our points are at Plac Szczepański 8 or Plac Wolnica 13.
  4. If you want to travel to Wieliczka Salt Mine by yourself (by train or bus) and you don't need transportation from Krakow, but you want to book your ticket in advance and skip the line at the Salt Mine - pick the Wieliczka Salt Mine Ticket
    The meeting point is super easy to find, you will join our group and skip the queue!

    I hope that explains everything :) Oh, and one more thing: the sightseeing of Wieliczka Salt Mine in all those options is the same (the difference is only the transportation, the guided tour of Salt Mine doesn't differ).