Go deep underground to discover the salt wonderland of Wieliczka, rich in history and cultural heritage. Skip the lines and take a group tour of the historic salt mine with an Expert Guide. Includes private car transfers from your accommodation in Krakow.

  • Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine with a 5-Star Expert Guide
  • Save time with skip-the-line tickets for a group tour in your native language
  • Discover the history behind the hand-carved salt tunnels, chapels and sculptures
  • Immerse yourself in Polish history, legends and cultural anecdotes
  • Enjoy private car transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Krakow

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Activity details

  • 5 hours
  • Small GroupMaximum of 30 participants
  • Just buy and we instantly organizeYour booking ensure the tour is already fully organized, just come and enjoy!
  • Live GuideEnglish, German, Polish, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian
  • Car Transport
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
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The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most visited World Heritage Sites in Poland. We offer private car transfers from Krakow to Wieliczka and skip-the-line tickets for a group tour of this unique salt mine to give you a hassle-free experience. Take a deep breath of the clean air deep below the earth’s surface and taste the salt on your lips.

Book a 5-hour private trip from Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mine. We want you to enjoy a hassle-free experience, so we’ll pick you up directly from your accommodation in Krakow in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle. With private car transfers you will get to Wieliczka right on time for your pre-booked group tour, and you’ll have sip-the-line tickets to avoid the long lines. We guarantee you 3 hours of sightseeing with a Licensed Guide who is fluent in your native language. For the convenience of all guests, the size of the group will be limited to 30 people and we will provide headsets/whispers to ensure that you hear the guide clearly.

Discover over 800-years of salt mining history in Poland through interesting facts, anecdotes and legends, such as the popular story of Saint Kinga of Poland. Explore the hand-crafted shafts and labyrinthine passageways chiseled in salt, various displays of historic salt-mining technology, an underground saline lake, numerous chapels and countless statues carved out of the rock salt by miners and by contemporary artists. Among the rock salt sculptures you will find Pope John Paul II, St. Kinga, Copernicus and Goethe. After the 3-hour guided tour, your private driver will take you back to your accommodation in Krakow.

  • Half-day trip from Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mine by Private Car
  • 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in the language selected when booking
  • Skip-the-line tickets for a 3-hour group tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Group size limited to 30 people, headsets in Wieliczka
  • Private car transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Krakow

The tour selected is a VIP tour. You will be picked up by us from the hotel.
You will provide the hotel address in payment process.
Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour for important information. The exact schedule and pick up time will be confirmed via email.
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Wieliczka Salt Mine allow you to skip the ticket line, but due to limited capacity there is usually a line to get in. There are 800 steps to descend the Salt Mine. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and layered clothes. Visitors return to the surface by an elevator. We guarantee a 3-hour guided tour.
  • We’d be happy to organize a tour for people with reduced mobility. The route will be shortened and visitors will take an elevator down and up the salt mine. Please contact us via chat, email or phone to make a booking.
  • This experience includes private car transfers from/to Krakow with an English speaking driver and group tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine conducted in the language selected when booking. As it is a public tour other participants may join your group.
  • We will arrange private transfers in a standard car (sedan) for groups of 1-4 people, and in a larger van for groups of 5 and more. We recommend booking a 5-people tour if you want to travel in a more spacious car.
  • We suggest bringing snacks and drinks as there will be no lunch break.