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Compare offers rent-a-car at Katowice Airport - cheap car hire in Poland

Find cheap car hire in Katowice Airport with Cartrawler Poland

Katowice Airport - KTW is one of the top five international airports in Poland.

It is located approx. 19 miles north of Katowice city centre, in the Polish region of Silesia.

Locally, Katowice Airport is known as Katowice-Pyrzowice, due to its location in the village of Pyrzowice.

See location map of Katowice Airport.

Katowice Airport car hire
Car hire at Katowice Airport is available from a range of international and local rent-a-car providers.

Amongst the most popular car rental companies offering their services in Katowice-Pyrzowice are: Alamo/National Car Rental, Budget, Express Rent-A-Car, Silver Rent-A-car, Joka Rent-A-Car, GT Cars, iRent Car Rental, Smart Rent-A-Car, Eurocar24 Wypożyczalnia Samochodów, Autorenoma, Jol-Car Rent-A-Car and GTL Service Car Rental.

Some of the above mentioned companies are present with car rental desks at the airport, while others deliver hire cars to the airport on a meet&greet basis.

Cheap car hire Katowice Airport - compare prices with Cartrawler Poland
With the help of internet search engines, such as Cartrawler, it is easy to find the best car hire deals in Katowice Airport, or in any other location in Poland and worldwide.

Cartrawler displays offers from many major car hire suppliers in a chosen location, allowing to compare thoroughly prices and rental conditions. The rate details, available under ‘Rental conditions’ of each Cartrawler offer, include a lot of useful information regarding the insurance coverage, excess, fuel and mileage policy, which may be just as relevant as the price shown.

Usually, the cheapest Katowice Airport car hire offers can be found on Cartrawler with prices starting from approx. £140 for a 7 days rental of an economy hire vehicle, frequently a VW Polo, or similar.

Curiously, the smallest city cars are not necessarily the cheapest in Katowice. One of the newest acquisitions of many car hire companies in Poland, the VW Up, very popular as a hire car in Katowice Airport, is in many cases only slightly less expensive than a much larger and much more comfortable compact class vehicles, as for example VW Golf, or similar, frequently available to rent in Katowice Airport for about £170 for a week.

Katowice (Silesia) - convenient location for business in Poland
Katowice is not the most attractive of tourist destinations in Poland. The popularity of the city’s airport results from the fact that Katowice is, as it has been in the past, a major center of trade, industry and business of the strongly industrialized Silesia. Most of the visitors arriving to the city are business travellers, although in the recent years efforts has been made to highlight Katowice’s cultural heritage and explore the tourist potential of the city as well.  

The proximity to a well developed road network, make Katowice an excellent base for travelling to other important industry centres of Silesia, such as Gliwice, Chorzow, Bytom i Dabrowa Gornicza.

By taking the A4/E40 route you can easily and considerably quickly drive from Katowice to Krakow in the east and Wroclaw in the west.

See A4 and other major motorways in Poland o a map.

The approximate road distances from Katowice to other popular locations in southern Poland are:

  • distance Katowice Airport to Katowice city centre: 19 miles (30 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Chorzow: 17 miles (28 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Bytom: 14 miles (24 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Zabrze: 20 miles (32 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Gliwice: 27 miles (44 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Krakow:  66 miles (106 km)
  • distance Katowice Airport to Wroclaw: 134 miles (216 km)

Low-cost airlines at Katowice Airport - cheap flights from the UK to southern Poland
A large proportion of all the international routes to and from Katowice Airport are operated by low-cost carriers.

Wizzair is the predominant budget carrier in Katowice, offering connections to 25 destinations in Europe and worldwide. In the UK, Wizzair’s cheap flights to Katowice are available with departures from London-Luton, Liverpool and Doncaster/Sheffield.

Even more low-cost routes from the UK to Katowice are operated by the Irish airline Ryanair, departing from: Birmingham, Bristol, London-Stansted and Manchester.

Katowice Airport - domestic flights
Passengers travelling by plane within Poland, can reach Katowice Airport from the main Polish airport, Warsaw-Chopin.

The only domestic route at Katowice Airport is operated by LOT/EuroLOT airlines.


Compare offers rent-a-car at Katowice Airport - cheap car hire in Poland
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Published: Tuesday, August 20 2013
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