There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Szczecin by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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

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Train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$15 - $22

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Fly to Szczecin, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$13 - $108

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Train via Poznan Gl.  •  6 h 10 min

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

$19 - $27

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Szczecin, Szczecin station 1340

$31 - $61

Night train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny Regional

$15 - $23

Rideshare  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Szczecin 355 miles

$15

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Szczecin 353.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Poznan, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Poznan (POZ) WAW - POZ
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Szczecin Glowny

$29 - $104

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Szczecin is to rideshare which costs 52 zł and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Szczecin is to fly and train which costs 45 zł - 400 zł and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Szczecin station. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Szczecin, Szczecin station via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Szczecin Glowny. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Szczecin is 454 km. The road distance is 565.5 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Szczecin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 55 zł - 80 zł.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny takes 5 h 59 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Szczecin is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 55 zł - 80 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110 zł - 230 zł and takes 9 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Szczecin.
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  • Distance: 283.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Szczecin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw to Szczecin once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Warsaw to Poznan
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8 - $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 Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Poznan Gl. to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
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
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 Szczecin, Szczecin station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Szczecin
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Szczecin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Szczecin is 565 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Warsaw to Szczecin.

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Ryanair and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Szczecin Airport.

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There are 389+ hotels available in Szczecin. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Warsaw 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 Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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