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Poznan to Warsaw by train

The journey from Poznan to Warsaw by train is 173 mi and takes 3 hr 1 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:00 AM and the last at 6:53 PM. It is possible to travel from Poznan to Warsaw by train for as little as $12.15 or as much as $43.16. The best price for this journey is $12.15.

Lowest Price$12.15
Journey Duration3 hr 1 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$12.15
Highest Price$43.16
First Departure3:00 AM
Last Departure6:53 PM
Distance173 mi

Poznan to Warsaw Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

Traveling from Poznań to Warsaw by Train

The average journey duration between Poznań and Warsaw by train is approximately 3 hr 1 min, covering a distance of roughly 173 mi. With around 13 daily train connections, travelers can select a departure time that best aligns with their schedule. Ticket prices for this route generally start from $12.15, but early booking is advisable, especially during national holidays or peak seasons. Trains commence their journey at Poznań Główny and conclude at Warszawa Centralna.

PKP Intercity offers primary train services between Poznań and Warsaw. Renowned for its punctuality and comfortable amenities, this service ensures travelers have a smooth and pleasant journey. Features such as spacious seating, complimentary Wi-Fi, and power outlets in select classes make the trip even more convenient. This route also offers picturesque views of the Polish countryside, allowing travelers to enjoy the region's natural beauty.

Upon reaching Warszawa Centralna, the central railway station in Warsaw located in the heart of the city, visitors find themselves at a strategic location to begin their exploration. The station boasts amenities like waiting lounges, restrooms, ticket counters, and helpful staff to address travel-related inquiries. The station also offers excellent connectivity to Warsaw's public transport, including buses and trams, ensuring a seamless transition for those traveling within the city. It's a short journey from the station to the vibrant city center, with its mix of history, modernity, and Polish culture.

Things to Do/See in Warsaw:

  1. Warsaw Old Town: A UNESCO World Heritage site with picturesque alleys, squares, and historic buildings.
  2. Wilanów Palace: A beautiful royal residence surrounded by gardens and parks.
  3. Palace of Culture and Science: The tallest building in Poland, offering panoramic city views.
  4. Royal Castle: A historic home and museum showcasing Polish monarchs' art and furniture.
  5. Warsaw Uprising Museum: Dedicated to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, it deepens into Polish resistance.
  6. Lazienki Park: The largest park in Warsaw, featuring palaces, a theater, and a Chinese garden.
  7. Copernicus Science Centre: An interactive science museum perfect for families.
  8. Warsaw National Museum: Displays a vast collection of art from Poland and abroad.
  9. Praga District: A historic area known for its unique atmosphere and artistic vibe.
  10. Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews: Chronicles the history and heritage of Polish Jews.

What to Eat in Warsaw:

  1. Pierogi: Classic Polish dumplings stuffed with various fillings like cheese, meat, or fruits.
  2. Bigos: Known as "Hunter's Stew," a mix of sauerkraut, fresh cabbage, and roots.
  3. Żurek: A sour rye soup often served with sausage and hard-boiled egg.
  4. Placki ziemniaczane: Potato pancakes, crispy on the outside and soft inside.
  5. Barszcz: Beet soup is often enjoyed with sour cream or stuffed dumplings.
  6. Kielbasa: Traditional Polish sausage, usually grilled and served with mustard.
  7. Kotlet shadowy: Breaded and fried pork cutlet, a staple in Polish cuisine.
  8. Naleśniki: Thin pancakes, often filled with sweet or savory fillings.
  9. Sernik: Polish cheesecake made with a unique type of cottage cheese.
  10. Makowiec: Poppy seed roll, a traditional sweet pastry.

Day Trips from Warsaw:

Travelers can consider visiting Zelazowa Wola, the birthplace of the famous composer Frédéric Chopin. For nature enthusiasts, Kampinos National Park is a significant expanse of wilderness just outside Warsaw, perfect for hiking and spotting wildlife.

Travel Tips for Warsaw:

Warsaw's public transportation system is extensive and efficient, encompassing buses, trams, and a metro system. Tourists exploring the city center will find many attractions within walking distance. As always, when traveling in a new city, it's advisable to be cautious and aware, particularly during the evening or in less frequented areas.

We're here to assist if you're contemplating traveling from Poznań to Warsaw by train. We evaluate multiple routes across diverse transport modes to ensure you secure the best deals. For the most competitive prices on all transport options between Poznań and Warsaw, consult our user-friendly price calendar below and select the option best suited to your needs.

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Cheap train tickets from Poznan to Warsaw
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Poznan to Warsaw.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Poznan to Warsaw, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Poznan to Warsaw.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $14.71 to $25.25 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 42% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Poznan to Warsaw

The cheapest Poznan - Warsaw train tickets can be found for as low as $8.50 if you’re lucky, or $14.67 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $19.12.

Find the best day to travel to Warsaw by train

When travelling to Warsaw by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2001, the PKP Group was formed as a result of restructuring the state-owned Polish railways in compliance with directives from the European Union. The company operates various types of trains, including Intercity, Express, Regional, Pendolino and EuroNight trains. PKP also operates high-speed trains under the brand name "Pendolino," which can reach speeds of up to 250 km/h.

Ticket types and facilities from Poznan to Warsaw

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by PKP when traveling from Poznan to Warsaw.

Second Class

Second class tickets on PKP Intercity are more affordable, offer standard seating with basic amenities, and may be more crowded during peak travel times.
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First Class

First class tickets on PKP trains offer larger, more comfortable seats with more legroom, better facilities and amenities, complimentary snacks and drinks, and a quieter atmosphere, but are more expensive.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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All domestic Express InterCity trains now offer free Wi-Fi, as do select international routes to Berlin and Vienna, thanks to a partnership with T-Mobile, a leading mobile operator in Poland.
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The Quiet Zone, at no extra charge, is located in carriage no. 7 on every Express InterCity Premium train, accommodating 61 seats.
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Passengers can access electric sockets, with ample outlets available in both PKP przewozy regionalne and PKP inter-regionalne.
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You can take advantage of free baggage allowance on their journeys. This includes small and easy-to-carry items that fit in the overhead and under-the-seat compartments. However, if the luggage is too large to fit in these compartments, there will be a fee of PLN 5.81 per item. So, you should keep in mind the size of their luggage before boarding the train to avoid any additional fees.
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PKP Intercity provides designated seating for disabled individuals or those with reduced mobility, with specific allocations based on carriage type. On EIP trains, it's advisable for such passengers to book at least 2 days in advance, though seats for wheelchair users remain continuously available. Those using wheelchairs can also purchase tickets directly onboard EIP trains if designated spots remain open. Additionally, some train routes feature carriages adapted for wheelchair users. It's important to note that if a disabled passenger is traveling with an assistance dog, they are required to book the entire compartment in couchette carriages.
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Every traveler receives a complimentary drink regardless of class, while first class passengers also enjoy a meal served at their seat.
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All trains come equipped with air conditioning.
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You are allowed to transport certain items free of charge while traveling on trains. These include easy-to-carry things that fit in the overhead and under-the-seat compartments, as well as an unfolded pram when traveling with children, and one pair of skis. However, you will need to pay an additional fee for each bicycle they bring, provided that it is unfolded and not packed.
Services on board PKP and POLREGIO from Poznan to Warsaw
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Poznan to Warsaw CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Poznan to Warsaw by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Poznan and Warsaw are 19.49kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Poznan and Warsaw? By taking the train between Poznan and Warsaw you will save 36.19kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.39kg compared to a bus and 25.06kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Poznan to Warsaw?
A train ticket from Poznan to Warsaw is $27.66. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.15.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Poznan to Warsaw?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Poznan to Warsaw is $12.15. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Poznan and Warsaw by train?
Poznan to Warsaw is 173 mi.
How long does the train between Poznan and Warsaw take?
Poznan to Warsaw is on average 3 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 22 min.
Which companies operate from Poznan to Warsaw?
The train journey from Poznan to Warsaw is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: PKP and POLREGIO.
How many train connections per day go from Poznan to Warsaw?
Poznan to Warsaw has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Poznan to Warsaw leave?
The earliest train from Poznan to Warsaw departs at 3:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Poznan to Warsaw depart?
The latest train from Poznan to Warsaw departs at 6:53 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Poznan to Warsaw in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $12.15 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Poznan to Warsaw?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Poznan to go to Warsaw. You can go from POZNAN-LAWICA, Poznań and Poznań Starołęka and you can arrive at Warszawa Służewiec, Warszawa Zachodnia, Warszawa Wschodnia, Warszawa, Metro Marymont and Warsaw Młociny.
How many direct connections depart from Poznan to Warsaw?
There are on average 13 direct connection(s) from Poznan to go to Warsaw.
What's the fastest journey time between Poznan to Warsaw by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Poznan and Warsaw is 2 hr 22 min.
Is there a direct train from Poznan to Warsaw?
Yes, there is a direct train between Poznan and Warsaw.
What are the CO2 emissions for Poznan to Warsaw by train?
The train journey from Poznan to Warsaw creates 19.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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