Travelling around Poland

The good and bad things about living in Warsaw

The good and bad things about living in Warsaw

Warsaw is the biggest and one of the most interesting cities in Poland and life in Warsaw may be interesting as well. Its centre becomes a modern business centre, but its Old Town reminds of the history it went through.

Public transport in Cracow - local train

Getting from Krakow airport to city centre

Krakow has only one airport  – Balice John Paul the Second Airport. It is located about 10 kilometres west of the city centre and is very well-connected by public transport. You can get from Krakow Airport to city centre in 20 minutes by train for about 2 EUR! Other Krakow airport to city centre transportation options are more expensive and less convenient.

Public transport in Krakow - tram

Public transport in Krakow

Krakow is one of the most polluted city in Poland, that’s why efficient public transport is crucial for keeping the level of pollution down. Public transport in Krakow consists of over 20 trams, over 60 urban buses and almost 70 suburban buses.

Gdansk weather meteorogram by ICM in Poland

Best time to visit Poland

Generally, Poland has a continental climate with very cold winters and warm summers. Best time to visit Poland differs depending on what region of Poland you plan to visit, and what you plan to do.

Bus 175 from Warsaw Chopin Airport to city centre

Getting from Warsaw Chopin Airport to city centre

There are two airports that might be considered Warsaw Airports: Chopin Airport in Warsaw (WAW), and Warsaw Modlin Airport (MNI), with the first being within the city borders, and the latter being located about 40 km north-west of Warsaw. In this article, we will give you information on how to get from both of the airports to the city centre.

Public transport in Warsaw - Metro entrance

Public transport in Warsaw

Public transport in Warsaw has a variety of means of transport to use. This includes buses, trams, metro and local trains. Thus, public transport in Warsaw enables you to get to any place in the city.

Getting from Poznan Airport to city centre

Getting from Poznan airport to city centre

Poznan Airport (Lawica Airport) is located about 7 kilometres west of Poznan city centre. This is the only airport near Poznan, and although it’s not the biggest airport in Poland, it has been serving more and more passengers every year.  It is conveniently connected with the old town by public transport, but you need to change from bus to tram on the way.

Old-time bus serving as touristic line in Poznan

Public transport in Poznan

Public transport in Poznan relies mainly on trams and buses, with trams being the primary means of transport, and buses having the supplementary role. This often means that you need to change from bus to tram at some stage of your trip.

Map of SuperPKS buses in Poland

Buses in Poland

Travelling by buses in Poland is not as comfortable and fast as travelling by trains, but is significantly cheaper. In some regions we are still waiting for highways to be built, which will increase the overall bus speed and make it more competitive compared to trains.

Pendolino high-speed train in Poland

Trains in Poland

After years of investments in railroad infrastructure, we can finally say that travelling by trains in Poland is worth its money. Trains are much faster, comfortable and safe than they used to be, and unless there are some unexpected accidents, they usually arrive on time

Public transport in Wroclaw - Polinka cableway

Public transport in Wroclaw

There are two main means of public transport in Wroclaw: buses and trams. The system of public transport in Wroclaw is supplemented by Polinka – cableway going between Technical University of Wroclaw and Geocentrum, and Koleje Dolnośląskie trains.

Auschwitz camp entrance gate

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp museum

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is a sad witness of what happened in Poland during the Second World War. On the outskirts of the Polish city Oswiecim, Nazis set up a complex of concentration camps that...

Coronavirus in Poland is not that dangerous so far

Coronavirus in Warsaw

Today everything changed. State and local authorities decided to close almost all cultural places. All the cinemas, theatres and museum in Warsaw are closed. Schools are closed, which causes great problems for their parents and their employers. Suntago Aquapark in Wrecza is working, but it seems that it will be closed soon as well.