Tourist Route The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

Tour hours

The route is open from 08:00 am to 06:00 pm, and the tour  in English-speaking takes place at the following times: 
weekend 08:30 am to  06:00 pm every 30 minutes, weekday 08:30 am to  05:00 pm every 30 minutes, 06:00 pm

Ticket prices

Discount tickets, standard tickets, family tickets
from 112 PLN / 1 person

Discover the secrets of the underground world

Choose the Tourist Route if you want to discover the secrets hidden deep underground. Check out what the Wieliczka Mine has to offer to millions of visitors from all over the world.

On the Tourist Route

  • You will admire landscapes that can’t be found on the surface: as saline lakes and beautiful underground chambers, including the unique St Kinga’s Chapel.

  • You will learn about old mining tools and machines and the methods of salt extraction and transport used in the past.

  • The tour is available for people of all ages and does not require above-average physical condition, but it is worth bearing in mind that there are more than 800 steps to climb.

Tourist Route by the numbers:

2 - 3 h
average tour time (including the exhibition of the Cracow Saltworks Museum)
the temperature underground
3,5 km
route length
135 m
the depth you will reach

The Route in the structure of the Mine