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CAMPUS ADDRESS

University of Gdansk (campus Oliwa)
Jana Bażyńskiego 8

80-309 Gdańsk-Oliwa

 

HOW TO GET FROM WARSAW TO GDAŃSK?

If you happen to be in the capital of Poland – Warsaw – there are several possible ways to travel from this place to Gdańsk.

By plane: It is definitely the fastest way. You will get to Gdańsk in less than 1 hour. Many airlines offer cheap flights – in general the prices vary between 50 and 400 PLN both ways. However, if you choose Ryanair the flight cost can be even less than 20 PLN!
It is important to remember that there are two airports in Warsaw: Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) and Warsaw Modlin Airport (WMI).

By POLSKI BUS: It is a high quality coach, leader on the Polish market. It offers cheap journeys between Polish and European cities. Tickets can be bought on website in prices starting from 1 PLN + 1 PLN booking fee. Customers should book their tickets in advance to take advantage of the most affordable prices. The journey takes about 4,5-5,5 hours and the price does not exceed 45 PLN for one-way ticket. Check the information or book on Polski Bus website.

From station WARSZAWA CENTRALNA to GDAŃSK GŁÓWNY

By EIC Premium (PENDOLINO): The fastest train in Poland. It will take you to Gdańsk in 3 hours. The prices for a one-way ticket start from 49 PLN. The prices grow gradually after running out of the cheapest tickets – meaning the faster you buy it, the cheaper the tickets are. Additionally there is a possibility to buy ticket by normal or reduced fare – there are plenty kinds of discounts available, for example for students/doctoral students (51%) or holders of a Polish Charter (37%). More details here.

By regular train (e-Intercity or TLK): This journey takes about 3-6 hours, depending on a train. The prices vary depending on an hour or day (it is usually more expensive on weekends). Both trains are quite cheap – in general from 40 to 100 PLN. There is also a possibility to buy ticket by normal or reduced fare – there are plenty kinds of discounts available, for example for students/doctoral students (51%) or holders of a Polish Charter (37%). More details here.


TRANSPORT

Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport

To get to the city from the airport you can either chose a public transport – fast city train (SKM), bus number 110 or 210 (however they might require a transfer if you are going further than “Gdańsk Wrzeszcz”) – or simply a taxi.

More information about public transport below.

 

Here is the list of all taxis available in Gdańsk:

Hallo Taxi19-666
As Taxi19-660
Neptun Taxi19-686
Caro Taxi58 322-33-22, 660-522-660
City Drivers Taxi881-344-886
Mytaxi531-996-890
3taxi.pl58 585-85-90, 33 300-33-22
EcoCar12 345-67-89
Gold Taxi19-454, 506-577-087
Aiport Taxi734-134-059
DC Taxi500-303-701
Artus Taxi500-618-888
Dajan Taxi19-628, 58 306-00-00, 307-03-60, 505-620-123
Komfort Taxi19-621, 58 303-32-22, 609-711-711
NRT Taxi536-826-826
Prone Taxi58 346-71-66, 19-777
Seven taxi733-057-777
Super Hallo Taxi19-191, 58 301-91-91, 301-63-16, 602-319-191
Taxi Lip.ski572-162-587

 

How to get to the Oliva Campus by public transport?

 

By tram: You can get here by trams number 6, 11 or 12. The final stop is called “Bażyńskiego”. It takes approximately 25 minutes to travel from Main Railway Station (“Gdańsk Główny”) to the University and it takes maximum 3 minutes by foot to get to the campus.

 

By bus: You can get here by bus number 149. The final stop is called “Bażyńskiego”, it takes maximum 3 minutes by foot to get to the campus from it.

 

The prices for tram and bus tickets are given below:

Single fare tickets:full fare [PLN]reduce fare [PLN]
1. Single journey on one bus or one tram only
a) standard services3,201,60
b) night, fast, and special services4,202,10
2. Time tickets
a) up to 60 minutes on standard service3,801,90
b) up to 60 minutes on night, fast, and special services4,802,40
c) up to 24 hours on all services13,006,50

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By fast city train (SKM): You can also travel by SKM, the final stop is called “Gdańsk Przymorze-Uniwersytet”. It takes approximately 12 minutes to travel from Main Railway Station (“Gdańsk Główny”) to the University and about 7 minutes by foot to get from the station to the e.g. Faculty of Social Sciences.

The ticket prices for SKM vary depending on a travel distance. For example the single fare ticket for a one way trip from Main Railway Station (“Gdańsk Główny”) to the University of Gdansk (7 km) costs 4,20 PLN.

 

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VISA

APPLYING FOR A VISA

If you are a person living outside Schengen area you will need a visa to visit Poland. There are two types of visas that you can apply for:

  • Schengen C-type visa – valid up to 90 days
  • National D-Type visa – valid longer than 90 days

If your purpose of the visit is only the conference we suggest applying for the Schengen visa.

Documents required when submitting a Schengen C-type visa application:

  1. Travel document:
    1. valid at least three months after the planned departure from Poland/Schengen territory
    2. with at least 2 blank pages
    3. issued within the last ten years
  2. Completed and signed visa application form
  3. Biometric photo
  4. Visa fee
  5. Health insurance of at least EUR 30000, valid in the entire Schengen territory
  6. Supplementary documents, confirming:
    • the purpose of the visit (in your case – official invitation from University of Gdansk)
    • possession of accommodations
    • possession of sufficient funds to cover the cost of entry, stay and departure from the Schengen territory or Poland
    • readiness to depart from Schengen territory after expiry of the visa

Documents required when submitting a National D-type visa application:

  1. Travel document:
    1. valid at least three months after the planned departure from Poland/Schengen territory
    2. with at least 2 blank pages
    3. issued within the last ten years
  2. Completed and signed visa application form.
  3. Biometric photo.
  4. Visa fee.
  5. Health insurance.
  6. Supplementary documents, confirming:
    1. the purpose of the visit (in your case – official invitation from University of Gdansk)
    2. possession of sufficient funds to cover the cost of entry, stay and departure from the territory of Poland
    3. necessity of staying in the territory of Poland for more than 90 days within a half-year period

The types and number of supplementary documents may differ depending on the consular office. In this connection we advise you to contact the relevant consulate to obtain full information concerning the documents needed when submitting a visa application.