Wieliczka Salt Mine

Explore this 13th-century mine's underground lakes, health resort, and chapels with intricate salt carvings.

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Planning Your Visit

  • What are the opening hours?

    The salt mines are open to tourists for tours Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

  • How long do tours last?

    Tours last roughly three hours, allowing you to enjoy an extensive look at the mines, learn about their history and see the cultural attractions.

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Tours available Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
  • Is it expensive?
    A non-Polish adult ticket is 79PLN, which is about $21.
  • Will I need a guide?
    It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
  • How to get there
    By train, head to the Wieliczka Rynek Kopalnia train station, or take the 304 bus to Wieliczka Kopalnia Soli.
  • Additional information
    ** Discount tickets are available for groups and for families. | Make sure you wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes! There are 800 steps to climb!*

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What people are saying about Wieliczka Salt Mine

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 18,201 reviews

Great trip and well worth a visit. Only downside was that it’s very long and could probably be done in half the time. Knowledgable guide. Lots of steps.

The your was very interesting and knowledgeable . Our guide was fantastic and very friendly. Overall great , great place .

very easy if you aren't comfortable with the language or with figuring out the bus system

This was all very well organised and met the description as advertsied.

Excellent guide, the salt mine is absolutely a must see in Krakaw.