The Poznan Airport (POZ), also named Ławica Airport is located some 7 km west from the city center.
Poznan aiport offers flights to/from 31 destinations all over Europe. For a detailed information check out the Departure/Arrivals timetable. The most popular and easiest connections are those with Lufthansa (via Frankfurt or Munich), SAS (via Copenhagen) and LOT Polish Airlines (via Warsaw).
Low-cost flights include those offered by Ryanair and Wizzair connecting Poznań with: London Luton/Stanstead, Milan-Bergamo, Rome-Ciampino, Eindhoven, Liverpool, Oslo-Torp/Sandefjord, Stockholm-Skavsta, and Barcelona-Girona, Castellón and other destinations.
Airport website: www.airport-poznan.com.pl
To/from the Airport you may take a local bus, a taxi or an Uber.
Bus #59 (check it’s schedule here) goes to the city centre (last but one stop: “Rondo Kaponiera“, puts you in front of the Sheraton Hotel, with Mercure Hotel just around the corner.
Last stop of the #59 bus is Poznan Main Railway Station (“Poznań Główny/Poznan Main Station“) is also comfortable to reach the Mercure Hotel, Poznan Novotel and Altus Hotel, by foot.
Tickets for the bus (4,60 PLN, ca.1,10 EUR) are available at the Relay Media kiosks, Airport Arrivals Information Desk or in the machines (which accepts debit/credit cards), with one located just outside of the Arrivals Hall (on the right hand side – where you also find the bus stop to the city).
There is also a night bus going to/from the airport, #242, if you need it (find the schedule here).
All trains coming to Poznań stop at the Poznań Main Railway Station (Poznań Główny). The Railway Station is composed of two buildings: the Main Hall (Hala Główna: platforms 1-3, including trains to/from Berlin and Warsaw) and the West Railway Station (Dworzec Zachodni, platforms 4-6).
The Main Hall has its own shopping center (called Avenida, open till 9 pm; 8 pm on trade-Sundays) with food courts, coffee shops, fast food (including 24/7 McDonald’s, and some small convenience stores on the lower level-open till 11pm: Żabka, 1 Minute).
The Railway Station is located in the city center, just next to the Poznań International Fair venue. Passengers can get to the city center by foot (20-25 minute walk), tram or bus.
For more information about train connections and fares, see rozklad-pkp.pl
For Inter – City trains, connections and tickets, to to: https://www.intercity.pl/en/
From the west (Berlin/Germany) – east (Warsaw): A2 motorway (toll), S-3 motorway
From the north (Gdańsk): A1 motorway (toll), S-5 motorway or A2 motorway (toll)
From the south (Wrocław/Czech Republic/Germany): S-5 motorway (toll-free); also A4 motorway (toll).
The city centre is covered by the Parking Zone. Fare is collected for each vehicle parked within the zone. Drivers pay the parking fee in parking meters located along streets in the city centre. The Parking Zone borders are marked with B-39 road sign.
Drivers coming to the city are recommended to leave their cars in guarded car parks and specially prepared buffer car parking lots placed around the Parking Zone. Most hotels have their own parking sites (sometimes limited).
Main Bus Station is located on the lowest level of the Poznan Main Railway Station (also accessible from the ground floor of Avenida shopping center). It provides both domestic and international bus line services, including Polish PKS Bus Company, FlixBus, Eurolines and others. Also several Ukrainian bus operators.
In the bus station hall you will find a ticket office, an information point and a travel agency selling tickets for international routes.
Getting around the City:
Poznań is a walkable city. For public transport you may download a free “Jak Dojadę App” (“How to get to”) which recognizes your location, suggests best local public transport options and even sells tickets. Available for IOS and Android. It covers most major Polish cities, including Poznań.
There is is also a number of electric car-sharing providers around: Click2Go, EasyShare, 4Mobility, Traficar.
Taxis are easily and safely available. Outside the Airport Arrivals Hall you will see taxis filed up on your left. You may also order one at the airport information desk. All taxis at the airport are safe and you will see no hustlers.
Uber and Taxify both operate freely in Poznań. You may also choose other taxi app providers: MyTaxi and OptiTaxi. Meeting point is located about 60 footsteps away and straight ahead from the Airport Arrivals Hall.
Ask your taxi driver if he accepts debit/credit cards – most airport taxi drivers will. If you need cash at the airport, there is Euronet ATM in the Arrivals Hall and two points of Money Exchange open usually until 10 pm (two more if you walk 2 min. left to the Departures Hall, on the same level as Arrivals).
Regular taxi fare to the city center should not exceed the equivalent of 10-12 EUR (43-50 PLN). Prices may be slightly higher after 10 pm and on weekends/holidays. Always ask for a receipt.
A list of taxi fares should be placed on the right-back door of every taxi. If you hail a taxi from the street be sure to choose radio-taxis with large plastic signs on the roof. You can also order a taxi by phone in English.
Phone numbers of the radio taxi companies are listed below:
- (+48 61) 191 91
- (+48 61) 196 22; 196 24
- (+48 61) 821 6216; 821 9219
- (+48 61) 822 2222; 822 2333
- (+48 61) 851 5515