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There are 5 ways to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Szczecin Glowny Regional

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gdańsk to Szczecin 216.6 miles

$12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Gdańsk to Szczecin

$17 - $24

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Gdańsk to Szczecin 216.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Szczecin (SZZ) GDN - SZZ
  2. Take the train from Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow to Szczecin Glowny

$93 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin is to rideshare which costs 42 zł and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin is to train which costs 40 zł - 65 zł and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gdańsk and arriving at Szczecin. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gdansk Glowny and arriving at Szczecin Glowny. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Gdańsk and Szczecin is 287 km. The road distance is 346.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 40 zł - 65 zł.

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The train from Gdansk Glowny to Szczecin Glowny takes 4 h 51 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Gdańsk to Szczecin bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Gdańsk station.

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Gdańsk to Szczecin train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Gdansk Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 40 zł - 65 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60 zł - 90 zł and takes 6 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Gdańsk to Szczecin.
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  • Distance: 179.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Gdańsk, Poland and Szczecin, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Gdańsk to Szczecin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Gdańsk to Szczecin 3 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gdansk to Szczecin via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Gdansk to Szczecin via Frankfurt, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Gdansk to Szczecin via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
Train from Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Sindbad
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gdańsk to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Gdansk Airport to Szczecin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Gdańsk to Szczecin bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Szczecin station.

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Gdańsk to Szczecin train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Szczecin Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gdańsk to Szczecin is 346 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Gdańsk to Szczecin.

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Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Gdansk Airport to Szczecin Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Szczecin. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gdańsk and Szczecin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Gdansk Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs 15 zł - 22 zł.

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