Public transport

Warsaw has a good public transportation network. Trams,  buses and metro are reliable and allow easy access to points all around the city.

It’s quickest to travel by two metro lines. They run from 5 a.m. to 0.10 a.m. (Mon.-Thu. and Sun.) and from 5 a.m. to 3 a.m. (Fri.-Sat.). M1 metro line has 21 stations and M2 metro line has 7 stations (scheme here).

Trams  run from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., with numbers from 1 to 79.

Regular bus services are numbered from 100 to 399 and express bus services  are numbered from 400 to 599. Night-time bus services are designated with the letter N and digits, for example N11.

Fast Urban Rail (Szybka Kolej Miejska – SKM) trains have the letter S and a digit, for example S2 which runs to and from the airport.

More information on the website of Public Transport Authority in Warsaw (ZTM)

 

International students at the University of Warsaw (UW) with valid UW Electronic Student Cards are entitled to a 50% discount on tickets.

Bachelor / Master students:

  • with valid UW Electronic Student Cards are entitled to a 50% discount on all tickets (starting from October 1st)
  • with ISIC cards (students under 26) are entitled to a 50% discount on all tickets (starting from October 1st)

PhD students, with valid UW Electronic Student Card or ISIC cards are entitled to a 50% discount on all tickets under the condition they are under 35 years old (starting from October 1st).

Ticket price:

  • monthly student ticket – 55 PLN (13 EUR)
  • three months student ticket – 140 PLN (33 EUR)
  • single 20-minutes student ticket – 1,70 PLN (0.4 EUR)
  • single 75-minutes student ticket – 2,20 PLN (0.5 EUR)

 

Travel in Poland by train

Bachelor/Master and PhD students under 26 with valid UW Electronic Student Cards or ISIC cards are entitled to 51% discount on all PKP Intercity tickets.

More information on the website of Polish State Railways (PKP Intercity)