In Poland, train fares are priced according to distance, class of service and train category. First class, intercity (express), couchette and sleeping carriages tickets are available at an extra cost. A booking charge is also added to the cost of intercity tickets.
Tickets for domestic intercity trains can be booked in advance on the PKP Intercity website (link below).
Children up to 16 years of age travelling with a parent or guardian are entitled to a 33% discount from the full ticket price. Proof of age may be required.
Discounted "Tourist Tickets" are available for weekend travellers. These tickets are valid for travel starting after 6 p.m. on Fridays and ending before 6 a.m. on Mondays.
There are also other discount schemes available, such as group travel tickets for groups of more than 10 people. Ask at station information desks.
Tickets are available at train stations and travel agencies. Tickets can usually also be purchased on the train, but with a small surcharge.
Most railway stations have separate ticket booths for domestic and international routes.
There are many bus companies serving international connections. Below you can find the most reliable ones:
FLIXBUS offer quick and comfortable connections between cities in Poland and Europe at competitive prices. Tickets can be bought on their website starting from just 5 Euro.
The Lux Express is the largest international coach operator in the Baltic region who offers bus services in 7 countries. Their main destinations are St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Warsaw.
ECOLINES is one of the largest and most experienced coach operators in Europe, offering daily service to about 205 destinations in 20 countries.