Book Thrifty car rentals in Krakow

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Thrifty car rental prices in Krakow

EconomyC$ 53/day
CompactC$ 58/day
StandardC$ 100/day
MiniC$ 50/day
PremiumC$ 155/day
Compact station wagonC$ 70/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 70/day
Standard station wagonC$ 103/day
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Krakow?




Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:30


+48 22 500 15 00


Hotel Cracovia


Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00


+48 22 500 15 00

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Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Krakow

  • When you want to experience the beauty of Poland’s cultural capital firsthand, book Thrifty hire cars in Krakow and say “Do Widzenia” to the limitations imposed by public transport. With Thrifty you have the flexibility to explore according to your own timetable and the convenience to discover Central Europe like never before. Kosciuszko Mound is approx. 5 miles (8 km) from Krakow Old Town, but the drive to capital Warsaw is approx. 180 miles (290 km) north along S7.
  • You must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s licence for at least one year to book Thrifty hire cars in Krakow and all customers below the age of 25 will incur young driver surcharges. You should also be aware that persons below 25 years of age are not permitted to hire certain types of vehicles, such as luxury cars or premium SUVs.
  • When you visit any Krakow Thrifty hire car office, present your passport and return ticket; a recent form of picture-ID and your valid domestic driver’s licence to collect your booking or select one from available inventory at the location. We recommend foreign drivers carry an International Driving Permit or a certified English, Polish or German copy to avoid any inconvenience. Only major credit cards are permitted for payment by international visitors in Krakow and you must produce the same card used for an online reservation. Also be sure the chosen card matches the name of the registered driver.
  • Adding a few extras when you make your vehicle selection can offer convenience, comfort and safety: all of which can greatly enhance your travels on the road. A GPS system is an ideal option for first-time visitors to Krakow, so you can range far and wide and still find your way back to the city centre. An additional driver is also a smart choice, especially if you’re thinking about cross-border travel to Germany or other neighbouring country. Visitors travelling with young children should consider child booster seats rather than flying with their own in tow.
  • Book your rental car from Thrifty in Krakow at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact rental cars from Thrifty in Krakow are around 70% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Krakow

  • What vehicle types are recommended at Krakow Thrifty car hire?

    Our recommendations vary depending on your travel budget and the number of persons travelling with you. For instance, we generally suggest compact and small economy cars to singles and couples due to their affordability, handling and ease of parking. On the other hand, our nod goes to intermediate-sized saloons and small SUVs, which can comfortably seat 4-5 persons with adequate luggage room. If, however, you’re travelling with a larger party then we recommend going with a people carrier or passenger van, which affords increased seating and storage capacity. We also favour premium SUVs and luxury cars for those with larger expense budgets.

  • What are the best locations for booking Thrifty hire cars in Krakow?

    There are three possible locations where you can pick-up Thrifty hire cars in Krakow and two are located in the city centre. The first is located near Hotel Cracovia, which is a short walk from Muzeum Narodowe tram stop (6, 70) and the other is located near Krakow Glowny Railway Station and is also accessible via tram or bus to the Teatr Slowackiego Stop. The third possibility is John Paul II Krakow-Balice International Airport, which has a car hire centre located in the terminal building on Level 1.

  • What should I know returning Krakow Thrifty car hires?

    Office hours vary according to location, which is important to know when you need to return you car or van. The Hotel Carcovia location is open Monday-Saturday from 8 am-4 pm and closed on Sunday, but the one near Krakow Glowny Station is open daily from 7 am-11:30 pm, while the location at John Paul II Krakow-Balice International Airport remains open 24hr daily. Before you finalise any bookings enquire whether you can drop-off a vehicle at any Thrifty office in the city in case of emergencies.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty in Krakow?

    Compact (Toyota Auris or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Krakow.

  • How many car rental locations does Thrifty have in Krakow?

    Thrifty has 2 rental locations in Krakow. Take a look at our Thrifty rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Thrifty have a car rental location at the airport: J. Paul II Balice airport (KRK)?


  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from J. Paul II Balice airport (KRK)?