Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport (IATA: GDN, ICAO: EPGD, http://www.airport.gdansk.pl) is an international airport located near Gdynia, about 25 km by road.
From the airport
- by taxi
- by bus/trolley-bus
You will be travelling from Gdansk Port Lotniczy (Gdansk Airport). The bus stops at the conference venue: it is the eighth stop, called Park Naukowo Technologiczny. The tickets can be bought on the bus. One ticket costs 4.00 PLN (about 1 EUR). You may have to buy a set of 5 half-price tickets and you can pay only in PLN.
Gdynia Central Railway Station (Dworzec PKP Gdynia Glowna), located 2 km from the conference venue, serves domestic direct connections from/to main cities in Poland: Warsaw (capital of Poland), Wroclaw, Poznan, Krakow, Szczecin and others. If you choose a train to reach Gdynia and Tricity please consult the PKP trains schedule.
Moving around the city of Gdynia and the Tricity area
Gdynia has a very well developed bus network. Each part of the city can be easily reached by bus or trolley-bus. One ticket on standard bus line costs 3,00 PLN (about 0.70 EUR). The tickets can be bought at some newsstands or directly from the bus driver. The drivers sell sets of 5 half-price tickets. For ticket fares look here.
Commuter train (SKM)
A commuter train, known as SKM (Fast City Train), runs constantly between Gdynia, Sopot and Gdansk from 5 am till midnight, stopping at a dozen intermediate stations. The trains run every 5 to 10 minutes (not so frequently in the evening) and the trip to Gdansk takes about 35-40 minutes. You buy tickets at ticket offices in the stations or some newsstands and validate them in the yellow machines at the platform entrance. The fare depends on the distance. When buying a ticket, say the name of station you want to go to.
To plan your travels in Tricity you can use Public Transport Journey Planner for Tricity (also in English, although the names of places are in Polish).
- Taxi Plus Bis, phone: (+48) 58-771-12-22 and (+48) 609-711-711
- Auto-Taxi-Nord, phone: (+48) 58-629-11-11 and (+48) 800-291-111
- Euroschool Radiotaxi-Gdynia, phone: (+48) 58-629-80-00
- Halo Express Taxi, phone: (+48) 58-623-18-18
- Medyk-Taxi, phone: (+48) 58-665-57-77