There are 4 ways to get from Warsaw to Olsztyn by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Olsztyn Glowny Ic / ...

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Olsztyn 132.2 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Olsztyn

$11 - $14

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Olsztyn 133.4 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Olsztyn, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Olsztyn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, PKS Polonus operates a bus from Warsaw to Olsztyn twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Olsztyn Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
PKS Polonus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Olsztyn
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Warsaw and Olsztyn is 176 km. The road distance is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Olsztyn is to rideshare which costs 21 zł and takes 3 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Olsztyn is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 30 zł - 50 zł.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Olsztyn Glowny. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Olsztyn. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Olsztyn via Warszawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

The train from Warszawa Centralna to Olsztyn Glowny takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.