InterCity (IC) are high-quality express trains running on many routes in Poland, including cross-country services to running via the capital Warsaw. Quality and services are similar to the more expensive EIP and EIC trains, however the fares are the same as on the cheaper TLK services.
IC consist of modern EMU or refurbished coaches. All trains have 1st and 2nd class seats, most of them in open-plan arrangement: four seats per row (2+2) in 2nd class, three seats per row (2+1) in 1st class. On some trains there are also compartments with six seats.
All trains have air-condition and power sockets. Most services convey a restaurant car, and those wo don't have a minibar service. All trains have facilities for the disabled and most of them convey bicycles.
Reservations are compulsory; they are available free of charge at train stations in Poland. Outside Poland they cost the standard reservation fare (3 - 4,50€)
You can enter the train without a reservation, the on-board fee is 10 PLN.
If a train is fully booked you can still go on the train without a reservation but wont have a seat.