Car Hire at Wroclaw Airport
This information is correct as of November 2015
Whether you want to enjoy the beer gardens of Dresden, explore Lodz’ cinematic history or party all night in hedonistic Wroclaw, you can find the best car hire at Wroclaw Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Wroclaw Airport
There are nine car hire companies with desks at Wroclaw Airport: Avis, Budget, Europecar, Express, Hertz, Enterprise, Panek, Auos and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Wroclaw Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Bisek petrol station located just 6 minutes by car from Wroclaw Airport. Head south from the airport, take a left onto Cichociemnych and take the first exit on to Graniczna. The petrol station will be on the left hand side.
Driving around Wroclaw Airport
Wroclaw Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. It is located in the south-west part of Wrocław, about 10 km away from the city centre, near the A4 motorway. The A4 motorway links the city to cities to the west, including Dresden across the Germany border, as well as to Opole, Katowice, Kraków and Rzeszów to the east. The A8 motorway is the western bypass of Wrocław, continuing onto the S8 expressway which connects the city to Łódź and Warsaw. From the south, Wrocław is accessed by DK8, a national road that leads to the spa town of Kudowa-Zdrój on the Czech Republic border.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Wroclaw Airport.
This gritty, fadedly elegant city is a fascinating place to visit. Famous for film making, Lodz is the heart of the film business in Poland. There is a rich Jewish heritage in Lodz from its cemeteries to its monuments and architecture. There are fabulous shopping streets, alleys lined with cafes, restaurants, bars and beer gardens where locals go to enjoy the summer sunshine. Film schools, museums like that of cinematography and its weird, wonderful and contemporary galleries showcase Lodz’s quirky artistic and cultural scene while regular festivals and street entertainers give it a hippy edge. Parks, zoos and botanic gardens make Lodz a great destination for families.
Lodz can be reached in 2 hours by car from Wroclaw Airport. Take Cichociemnych to Graniczna and get on the A8. From there, take the S8 to Pabianicka and follow the signs to the centre of Lodz.
Dresden is a classical city home to stately buildings, elegant palaces and ornate opera houses that make up its Gothic streetscape. More than one artist has tried to capture its beautiful panorama on canvas. The art and culture scene zings with life from stunning galleries and world class museums filled with treasures old and new to shopping on the famous Altstadt or the large market of Neustädter Markthalle. Iconic buildings are everywhere like the Zwinger and the Frauenkirche. For fantastic nightlife, pubs and clubs there is only one place to remember; Outer Neustadt. Relax in beer gardens, stroll through parks, cycle along the street; however you see Dresden, its charm is unmistakeable.
Dresden is just over two and a half hours drive from Wroclaw Airport. Take Cichociemnych to Graniczna then get on the A8. From here get on the A4 to Radeburger Strasse taking exit 81a to Dresden and following signs to the city centre.
Wroclaw is one of the most upbeat cities in Poland thanks to its young University population. There is a never-ending array of shops, live music events, bars, clubs, restaurants and cafes in which to meet, chat, drink and have a good time in this lovely canal-side city. Beautiful, elegant rainbow coloured buildings line the tree-strewn streets, while over 100 bridges connect Wroclaw’s many little islands like a mini-Venice. Here, Bohemian, Austrian and Prussian influences have merged to create a unique cultural vision with stunning squares and parks, cathedrals and gothic masterpieces that go into making Wroclaw one of Poland’s most captivating cities.
Wroclaw is just 22 minutes by car from the airport. Simply get on to Cichociemnych to Graniczna and continue following signs for the city centre.
Parking in Wroclaw is charged from Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm and on Saturday from 9am to 2pm. In Zone A, parking costs 3PLN for one hour, in Zone B also costs 3PLN per hour while Zone C costs 2PLN per hour. Is arising from leaving a vehicle within the metered parking zone is 50.00 PLN. Some hotels in Wroclaw also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change