Poland by train

How to travel in Poland by train: information, connections, blog and travel reports. Help in our forum to buy train tickets.

Poland: Train tickets for Intercity services in Poland are available online. International tickets are currently available only for inbound journeys from other railway companies, PKP IC (Polish Railways) dont sell international tickets online.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.


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PL Poland AT Austria

To travel by train from Poland to Austria, connections are available by day and direct night trains.

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PL Poland BY Belarus

If you want to travel from Poland to Belarus by train, buy your train ticket locally at a train station in Poland.

There are daily connections available from Warsaw (Poland) via Brest (Belarus) to Minsk (Belarus).

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PL Poland CZ Czech Republic

To travel by train from Poland to the Czech Republic, connections are available by day and direct night trains.

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PL Poland DE Germany

Tickets from Warsaw and selected other stations in Poland to Germany are available from DB (German Railways) via our partner link.

Advance fare tickets (Sparpreis Europa) offer very attractive fares and are valid for direct routes (Poland-Berlin) or via Czech Republic.

If you need to start your travel from cities in Poland where no ticket is available from online, buy your online ticket from the first possible station and get the ticket for the remaining part in Poland locally - it is also possible to try to get it online via PKP. Ensure to plan with enough time for changing trains to cope for possible delays!

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PL Poland FR France

To travel by train from Poland to France, you have the direct night trains Moscow to Paris and Nice (not daily) with stop in Warsaw. Otherwise split your trip with a stop in Germany (Berlin, Cologne or Frankfurt).

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PL Poland HU Hungary

To travel by train from Poland to Hungary, the direct night trains from Warsaw and Krakow to Budapest are a good option.

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PL Poland LT Lithuania

To travel by train from Poland to Lithuania, you have currently only a connection on weekends. Therefore a bus is the easiest way. Have a look at the booking links. For updated details, read our blog.

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PL Poland RU Russia

To travel by train from Poland to Russia, you have several direct trains.

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PL Poland SE Sweden

If you want to travel the direct way from Poland to Sweden, make use of a ferry.

First travel by train to Gdansk or Świnoujście (Poland).

From Gdansk (Poland) continue by ferry to Nynäshamn (Sweden). There you change to a direct suburban train to Stockholm main railway station (1,15h, EUR 3).

From Świnoujście (Poland) continue to Ystad (Sweden). The ferry terminal in Ystad is close to the railway station, just walk.

Finally continue by train from Nynäshamn/Stockholm or Ystad to your destination.

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PL Poland SK Slovakia

If you want to travel from Poland to Slovakia by train, the best option is to take the route via the Czech Republic. A direct day train runs from Warsaw via Katowice, Ostrava and Breclav to Bratislava and night trains run from Warsaw and Krakow to Bratislava on the same route. In Ostrava there are connections to Zilina - Kosice.

Alternatively you can travel between directly from Poland to Slovakia via the Zwardon - Skalite border crossing. However, there are only slow regional trains running there. Another border crossing is between Lupkow and Medzilaborce however there are only two trains at summer weekends. Another option is to take a bus from Zakopane across the High Tatra mountains to Poprad.

Tickets are only available at train stations. Special advance fares are available as well at stations in Poland.

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PL Poland UA Ukraine

Buy your train tickets from Poland to Ukraine at a train station. There are no online tickets available for international journeys.

There are night trains from Warsaw to Kyiv as well as from Warsaw, Wroclaw and Krakow to Lviv. All of these trains cross the border in the night. There is also a train during the day, running from Przemysl to Lviv and Kyiv.

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