Chicago, IL to Kraków flights from $218

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Chicago ORDNew York JFKOslo TRFKraków KRK

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$302
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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Kraków. Book your trip to arrive at John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice, Kraków Train Station, or Krakow - Czyzyny. The distance between Chicago and Kraków is 7614 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Norse Atlantic Airways, United Airlines, Lufthansa, and Wizz Air. Chicago and Kraków have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Kraków, consider visiting Auschwitz Memorial / Muzeum Auschwitz, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Wawel Hill, Kraków, Rynek Glowny, Krakow, and Spis Castle, Slovakia.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Kraków

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

Poland COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Poland – 02/2023
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Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Poland, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Poland in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Kraków?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Kraków takes around 9.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Kraków?
The flight distance between Chicago and Kraków is 7614 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Kraków?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Kraków. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LOT Polish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Denver, Orlando, Phoenix, Mexico City, Paris, Barcelona, Tampa, Miami, London, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Fort Myers, Athens, San Francisco, New York, Austin, Atlanta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kraków?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kraków and New York, London, Tel Aviv, Boston, Rome, Los Angeles, Madrid, Kyiv, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Barcelona, Orlando, Berlin, San Francisco, Budapest, Paris, Vienna, Dublin, Frankfurt, Amsterdam.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, Muskegon County, Decatur.
What airports are near Kraków?
The main airport in Kraków is John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice. It is also served by Warsaw Chopin, John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice, Katowice International, Copernicus Airport Wrocław, Rzeszów–Jasionka, Łódź Władysław Reymont, Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava, Poprad–Tatry.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chicago and Kraków?
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