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How to get to Gdańsk


Gdańsk is easily accessible by all means of transport. The most convenient way to get to the city is to fly to the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport that is located 10 km away from the center of Gdańsk. You may also travel to  Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, or Warsaw Modlin Airport, situated about 350 km from Gdańsk, and reach your final destination by train or by bus.  
Click here to download the city map (city center).



 How to get to Gdańsk University of Technology 

  1. From the Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport to Gdańsk Tech you can travel by: 
    • Pomeranian Metropolitan Railway (in Polish PKM - Pomorska Kolej Metropolitalna) from station 'Gdańsk Port Lotniczy' to station 'Gdańsk Wrzeszcz'. Then take either Fast City Rail to station 'Gdańsk Politechnika' (direction Gdańsk Główny or Gdańsk Śródmieście, one stop) - the main building of GDAŃSK TECH is about 15 minutes walking distance from the station, or go to the tram station 'Klonowa' on Grunwaldzka Street and take tram no. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Nowy Port-Oliwska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa or Migowo) and get off at 'Politechnika' tram stop (next to Baltic Opera).
    • bus no. 210 (direction: Gościnna) to 'Dworzec Główny PKP' (in the city centre), change to tram no. 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Jelitkowo, Strzyża, Zaspa or Oliwa) and get off at 'Politechnika' tram stop. Instead of travelling by trams you can take Fast City Rail from 'Gdańsk Główny' to 'Gdańsk Politechnika' station. 
    • bus no. 110 (direction: Wrzeszcz PKP) to 'Galeria Bałtycka', change to tram no. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Nowy Port -Oliwska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa, Siedlce) and get off at 'Politechnika' stop. 
    • taxi, approx. cost is 50 PLN (ca 10 €) (ask taxi driver for price before you will use service) 
    • Uber, approx. cost is 15 PLN (ca 4 €)
  2.  From the main railway station 'Gdańsk Główny' to GDAŃSK TECH you can travel either by trams or by Fast City Rail (in Polish SKM). If you travel by train to 'Gdańsk Wrzeszcz' you can take a tram no. 5, 6, 9, 11 or 12 (direction: Nowy Port-Oliwska, Łostowice Świętokrzyska, Przeróbka, Chełm Witosa or Siedlce) from 'Klonowa' stop and get off at 'Politechnika' stop.

The tickets for trams and buses costs approx. 2 PLN (reduced fare for holders of the student ID card) and 4 PLN (full fare).
The tickets for SKM cost several PLN depending on the distance.  
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VISA

EU/EEA citizens may enter Poland without a visa. If you are a non-EU/EEA citizen, please click here to check whether you need a Visa to participate in our intensive courses and how to proceed in the case you do.  

Invitation letters:

The organizers will issue invitation letters to in-person participants from countries requiring a Visa to travel to Poland. Please note that the invitation letter will be issued upon your request sent to scienceapp.wftims@pg.edu.pl after your registration and acceptance.

Participants requiring a visa invitation letter should apply for the appointment in the embassy/consulate as soon as possible. Organizers do not give any further support to the visa application process. Obtaining a Visa remains the sole responsibility of the participant. Organizers cannot be held responsible for any visa issues.


Accommodation 


Dear Participants, Gdańsk is a very popular tourist destination, especially during the summer, so please make sure you book your stay in advance.