Tourist bus stops for coaches
Regulations for parking tourist coaches in Kraków:
Short-term parking (up to 10 minutes) for tourist coaches in the parking bays (stops) delineated in the centre of Kraków are designed only for the vehicles transporting organised groups of tourists, i.e. with a representative of the event/tour organiser (as specified in Art. 30 section 1 of the Act of 29 August 1997 on tourist services; Journal of Laws of 2014 item 196). The short-term parking bays (stops) for tourist coaches are marked with D-18a sign (car park – restricted space) and an information plaque in Polish “Wyłącznie dla autokarów turystycznych. Postój maks. 10 min.” (i.e. “solely for tourist coaches, maximum stop time 10 minutes”).
- The coach driver may use a stop only to bring or collect his group of tourists.
- While the vehicle is not in motion, its engine must be switched off.
- To keep the traffic flowing, the driver must leave the stop as soon as the passengers have left/entered the coach. Maximum stop time is 10 minutes.