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Passport / Visa
Poland can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers…
Best Time to Visit
The summer months, June through August, are the high season, which means both warm temperatures and larger amounts of tourists. To escape the slew of visitors, plan your trip for just before (May) or just after (September) the peak season, when temperatures are still pleasant but the area significantly less crowded.
Gdansk Lech Walesa - Airport
Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport is about 10 kilometres from downtown Gdansk. It also serves Gdynia and Sopot, as well as the rest of the Pomeranian region. City bus line 210 will get you to the city in about 35-50 minutes. Tickets are PLN 3,40 one way and are bought at news stands or from the…
The ZTM operates Gdansk’s local transport system, which consists of tram and bus lines. Tickets can be bought from the drivers or in vending machines and the fares are either based upon number of journeys or travel time so you have to estimate how long your trip will take before buying a ticket. If you’re…
Calling a taxi is usually about 30 percent cheaper than just hopping in one at a taxi stand. One of the main taxi operators in Gdansk is Neptune Taxi. The company employs a number of English and German speaking drivers who will be able to get you where you want to go.
The mailboxes in Gdansk and Poland are red and if you need to buy stamps look for the sign “Poczta”. Post offices are normally open from approximately 8.00-19.00. One of Gdansk post offices is located at:
Look for the sign "Apteka" to find a pharmacy in Gdansk. Most of them are open from 08.00 to 18.00 Monday through Friday, but there is a 24 hour pharmacy in the main train station.