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Citizens of most EU countries and the USA can enter Poland without a visa and stay for 90 days. Australians still need visas. Border laws are being liberalized so check with a Polish Embassy before you leave.
Arriving by air
Gdansk has an international airport in Rebiechowo (8km west of city). It is a small but pleasant airport with all the facilities. Flights arrive daily from other Polish cities (e.g. Warsaw). Few times a week there are also direct services from London Gatwick (British Airways) and from Copenhagen (SAS) Hamburg and Frankfurt.
Getting to town
The taxis which wait in front of the terminal building. Alternatively, phone one of the city's radio taxis: Super Hallo Taxi (Tel: 301 9191), Hallo Taxi (Tel: 9197). The journey to the city centre takes about 30 mins & costs about Zl 40 in clear traffic. Most taxis will accept credit cards.
Arriving by train
There are frequent (every 1-2 hours) services from Warsaw.
Public Transportation in the city
Public transport in Gdansk comprises bus, tram & SKM (Fast City Train) systems. SKM is the most efficient route between the three towns of the Tri-City area. Tickets are available from kiosks & Polish National Railways (PKP) booking offices. Tickets are not valid for buses & trams & vary in price depending on the length of journey.
Trams & buses operate frequently throughout the day. Tickets are available from kiosks or drivers (change may be needed) & should be punched on board. Cost varies from Zl 1 for a 10-min journey to Zl 5 for an all-day travelcard.
Taxis are comfortable & fairly cheap, & can be hailed in the street or picked up in front of hotels or booked by phone (cheaper). Between 1000 & 1800 taxi fares are 50% higher.
Booking a taxi by phone can get you a 10-20% discount. Credit cards are often accepted, but to be sure ask an operator. Popular taxi companies are: Super Hallo Taxi (Tel: 9191), Hallo Taxi (Tel: 9197), City Taxi (Tel: 343 2121), & Neptun Taxi (Tel: 341 9393).