There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Poznań by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl. Ic / ...

$10 - $16

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Rideshare  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Poznan 194.8 miles

$10

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Poznań 1320 / ...

$18 - $30

Bus PKS Gryfice  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Łódź Kaliska Station
  2. Take the bus from Łódź Kaliska to Poznań

$12 - $18

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Poznań 192.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Poznan (POZ) WAW - POZ

$21 - $92

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Poznań via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Poznan Gl.. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Poznań is 278 km. The road distance is 308.7 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs .

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl. takes 3 h 17 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Warsaw to Poznań bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Warsaw to Poznań train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Poznań is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Poznan Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Warsaw to Poznań bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Poznań station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Poznań.
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  • Distance: 173.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Poznań every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw to Poznań every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Poznan
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
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).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Poznań
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Modlin Bus
Phone
+48 22 290 50 90
Email
info@modlinbus.pl
Website
modlinbus.com
Bus from Warszawa to Łódź Kaliska Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
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Modlin Bus
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Łódź Kaliska to Poznań
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Poznan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Warsaw to Poznań train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Poznan Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Poznań is 309 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Warsaw to Poznań.

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LOT offers flights from Warsaw Airport to Poznan Airport.

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There are 717+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Warsaw and Poznań. 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 Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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