Useful Information & Locac Transport
Time in Poland is GMT+1 (winter), GMT+2 (summer).
The character of Polish climate is transitional between maritime and continentatl. The weather is rather changeable and is likely to surprise.
Please check the weather here.
The official currency in Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN). 1 EUR equals approx. 4 PLN.
The best way to check current exchange rate of Polish Zloty (PLN) is go to website of the National Bank of Poland.
Polish Zloty may be obtained from an ATM or foreign currency may be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, airports and railway stations.
Major credit cards such as Visa and Mastercards are widely accepted, American Express is also accepted but to a lesser extant.
Electricity in Poland is 230V. Electrical outlets in Poland are 2P+Z type.
Tram and bus tickets
Tickets can be bought at newsagents or in ticket machines at bus and tram stops. Ticket machines can also be found in a number of buses and trams. Drivers can sell tickets as well, but note: they only have “multiple trip valid 60 min” tickets and reduced tickets available In all these places you can only pay in cash.
Ticket prices for all day lines and night lines
any one journey for 1 person: 3,80 PLN (normal), 1,90 PLN (half-rate)
short-term for 1 person:
- 24 h ticket: 15,00 PLN (normal), 7,50 PLN (half-rate)
- 48 h ticket: 24,00 PLN (normal), 12,00 PLN (half-rate)
- 72 h ticket: 36,00 PLN (normal), 18,00 PLN (half-rate)
- 7 days ticket: 48,00 PLN (normal), 24,00 PLN (half-rate)
For planning your public transport trip use: http://krakow.jakdojade.pl/?locale=en