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Car Rental Mini Guide for  Katowice

Hiring a car and driving in Katowice, Poland, offers a convenient way to explore the city and the surrounding region. Here's what you can expect when driving in Katowice:

1. Traffic and Road Conditions:

Katowice is a major city in Poland, and like many urban areas, it experiences traffic congestion, especially during peak hours. Plan your journeys accordingly to avoid heavy traffic. The road network in Katowice is well-developed, with modern infrastructure and well-maintained roads.

2. Road Signs:

Road signs in Poland are typically in Polish, but major routes may also have signs in English or other languages. Familiarize yourself with common road signs to navigate effectively.

3. Type of Roads:

In Katowice and its surrounding areas, you will find a mix of road types, including urban roads, highways (expressways), and local roads. The A4 motorway is one of the main highways passing through the city, connecting it with other major cities in Poland.

4. Best Type of Vehicle:

For driving within Katowice and the surrounding region, a compact or mid-sized car is generally sufficient. Parking spaces in the city may be limited, so consider the size of your vehicle when choosing.

5. Nearest Airport:

Katowice is served by Katowice Airport (KTW), also known as Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport, which is located approximately 30-40 minutes by car from the city center. This airport provides domestic and international flights.

6. Best Attractions to Drive To:

Katowice is a vibrant city with several attractions and is also well-positioned for exploring other parts of Silesia, Poland. Here are some attractions you can drive to:

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum: Located about an hour's drive from Katowice, this historic site is a sobering reminder of the Holocaust.

Krakow: About a 1.5 to 2-hour drive from Katowice, Krakow is known for its rich history, historic Old Town, and attractions like Wawel Castle and the Main Market Square.

Silesian Museum (Muzeum Śląskie): Located in Katowice, this museum showcases the history and culture of the Silesian region.

Spodek Arena: This iconic multipurpose arena in Katowice hosts concerts, sports events, and more.

Nikiszowiec: A historic district in Katowice known for its distinctive architecture and industrial heritage.

Silesian Park (Park Śląski): A large park with green spaces, lakes, and recreational activities. It's ideal for a leisurely drive and outdoor relaxation.

Tychy: A nearby city known for its brewery and the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles factory. You can take a factory tour.

Zakopane: A mountain resort town in the Tatra Mountains, approximately a 2.5 to 3-hour drive from Katowice. It's a popular destination for hiking and winter sports.
Before collecting your hire car and driving in Poland, ensure you have the necessary documentation, including a valid driver's license, insurance, and any required permits.

Current Rental Rates in Katowice

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 21.76 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 152.32 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.95 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 153.70 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.14 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 155.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Katowice: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Katowice is only an hour long drive away from the Sudetes Mountains.
  • Katowice is located in the Silesian Highlands.
  • Both the culture and the economy of southern Poland revolve around Katowice.
  • Katowice is the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship.
  • Katowice has its own international airport where we also offer cars.


Katowice - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Katowice

No.1: HERTZ,
based on 338 reviews
16 min (average wait time)
No.2: SIXT,
based on 61 reviews
2 min (average wait time)
based on 66 reviews
12 min (average wait time)

Katowice car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hertz EMEA Franchise
  • € 152.32
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 21.76
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 30
    Most Popular Type:
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Kia Ceed Estate
  • 93
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Katowice

January€ 60
February€ 69
March€ 64
April€ 53
May€ 46
June€ 43
July€ 59
August€ 69
September€ 65
October€ 66
November€ 66
December€ 69
January€ 72
February€ 122
March€ 102
April€ 76
May€ 62
June€ 34
July€ 67
August€ 78
September€ 105
October€ 105
November€ 109
December€ 108
January€ 70
February€ 72
March€ 87
April€ 86
May€ 73
June€ 85
July€ 85
August€ 82
September€ 73
October€ 77
November€ 135
December€ 106
January€ 81
February€ 130
March€ 183
April€ 161
May€ 72
June€ 61
July€ 88
August€ 118
September€ 115
October€ 119
November€ 116
December€ 122
January€ 77
February€ 125
March€ 151
April€ 149
May€ 160
June€ 162
July€ 156
August€ 164
September€ 96
October€ 95
November€ 91
December€ 97
January€ 50
February€ 88
March€ 75
April€ 63
May€ 45
June€ 31
July€ 54
August€ 68
September€ 93
October€ 94
November€ 82
December€ 84
January€ 141
February€ 924
March€ 874
April€ 778
May€ 131
June€ 102
July€ 161
August€ 437
September€ 581
October€ 560
November€ 546
December€ 530
January€ 56
February€ 50
March€ 43
April€ 45
May€ 48
June€ 50
July€ 63
August€ 60
September€ 48
October€ 50
November€ 49
December€ 55

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