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Questions tagged [warsaw]

Capital and largest city of Poland.

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Do I have to validate my 3-month ticket every time I board a bus in Warsaw?

I moved to Warsaw, Poland, earlier this week and got myself a 3 months pre-paid ZTM card. However, none of the locals that board buses or trams with me seem to validate their cards or buy tickets ...
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Travel from Berlin to Warsaw byplane with Blue Card

DHL recently lost my passport, and, of course, it's a week before I fly to Warsaw for a wedding :) I have a Blue Card issued in Berlin, where I live and work, which is valid until 05/2022. Otherwise, ...
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Can I transit at WAW (Poland) with separate tickets, without 90 days on my passport for Schengen visa

I'm a Japanese national who does not need Visa for entering Schengen area. I'm now in Ukraine, but I found I need to renew my passport as it is expiring. So I bought a flight ticket, from WAW (...
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Traveling from Warsaw to Kaliningrad

What are the options for traveling from Warsaw to Kaliningrad? Is there a car rental company that allows crossing from Poland to Kaliningrad? In case I travel by car to the Poland side of the border,...
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Activities in Warsaw during a public holiday [closed]

I'm planning on visiting Warsaw, including a public holiday (Corpus Christi). I am planning on a morning mass in the old city and possibly joining the procession after that. What leisure activities ...
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Local transport to Warsaw airport

I'm going to take the local train S3 from Warsaw Central rail station to Chopin airport. I have some question on the ticket procedure. According to Internet, the trip takes ca 20min. Is a normal ...
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Should gay people be careful when in Poland? If yes, to what extent?

A group of friends and I intend to visit Warsaw and its surroundings next year. We are members of the LGBT community. Seeing the scale of the 11/11/17 far-right manifestations makes me a little ...
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Will a 28-inch suitcase exceed the size limitation in Poland's trains?

I'm to arrive at Warsaw airport October 28. Onwards to Poznan by train. I will stay in Poland for more than four months, almost the whole winter, so I have to take lots of cloths and daily stuff. I ...
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Public transport in Warsaw - time tickets

Where can I purchase the 20 minutes time tickets for public transport in Warsaw? Can I get it in all of the Metro stations and in Bus? Can I pay by credit card? Can I buy it using vending machines?...
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Where can I take the photos of Warsaw Skyline at night?

Where can I take the photos of Warsaw Skyline at night? I know that this is taken somewhere from across Vistula river. But can you tell me from which location I should try?
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Are credit cards widely accepted in Warsaw?

Are credit cards accepted in the museums and restaurants in Warsaw? When used in a restaurant, is there a minimum amount you have to spend in order to pay by credit card? I'm particularly interested ...
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Baggage wrapping in Warsaw, Poland

Is there any baggage wrapping facility in Warsaw Chopin Airport?
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Fastest way of traveling between Berlin and Warsaw without using planes

Which is the fastest and economic way to travel from Warsaw to Berlin? Please exclude airline services.
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Are there plain clothes police patrols in Warsaw, or was I a victim of a scam?

I was walking along the river in Warsaw in the afternoon and was approached by two men who claimed to be police. They showed me ID, but I have no idea what Polish policja ID is supposed to look like, ...
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Krakow to Warsaw by train - is it scenic?

I'm travelling from Krakow to Warsaw in October. I have two options, the bus costs $5 and the train costs around $15. I'm ready to spend $10 more in case the route is scenic. But, is it scenic?
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Visiting Warsaw Rising Museum with luggage

I was planning to visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum and might still be with all or some of my luggage when I get there. What are the access restrictions with luggage into the museum and are there any (...
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Changing trains on DB saver fare in Warsaw Centralna instead of Zachodnia

I'm eyeing a saver fare ticket of Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Krakow via Warsaw and intended to make a stopover in Warsaw of either one night or a few hours during the day (it doesn't really matter ...
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How much does a taxi from Warsaw center to Chopin airport cost at night?

How much does a taxi to the airport cost at night? The ride should be 25 minutes.
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Is it possible to get on one of the skyscrapers in Warsaw?

It would be really great to see the city from up above. But it seems that most of the tall buildings are business centers with restricted access. Are there any publicly accessible rooftops or ...
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Luggage locker at Warsaw Central Railway Station

I am wondering if there are luggage lockers at Warsaw central railway station (I highly suspect there are) and if there are, do they have different size lockers? and I'd like to know the prices. ...
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Train or bus from Wroclaw to Warsaw? [closed]

How long does it take from Wroclaw to Warsaw by train or bus? Which one is cheaper? Do I need to book a ticket in advance in Nov?
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A good way to go from Dresden to Warsaw? [closed]

I will start the journey in the middle of Nov. I do not want to fly. Is there any good way, i mean, cheap and convenient, to go from Dresden to Warsaw? I do not drive. I hear that it is cheaper ...
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Moscow subway last train time

I am thinking of flying from Warsaw to Moscow. The problem with the cheap airline air Baltic is that it arrives at 2:00 in the deep night. Is there still subway to the downtown?
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Minimum connection time at Frankfurt Airport for an International to Schengen transit

I'll be travelling from New Delhi to Warsaw in the end of September. Since there is no direct flight for this particular route, I'm not sure what would be best. The cheapest (and my preferred option) ...
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Going to the city during long layover at Warsaw Chopin Airport

In a couple of days I'll be flying with LOT airline with a transfer in Warsaw Chopin Airport. I have about 12 hours between my flights (as scheduled) - I am arriving at around 10 am and my next ...
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Strategy for not missing the flight on a 1-hour connection in Warsaw Chopin Airport

In about a month, I'll be flying with LOT, transferring in Warsaw Chopin Airport. I have 1 hour and 5 minutes if the flight is on time. The last time I flew with them (Tbilisi-Warsaw-London Heathrow), ...
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Renting an appartment in Poland using 'biuro'

I'm going to say for at least a month in Warsaw. If I rent a flat using 'biuro' - who pay commission: an owner or a guest? How big it usually is?
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Security in Poland, Warsaw [closed]

Are there any districts I should avoid when renting an apartment for security (well, any other) reason? Common sense assumed.
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Applying for a visa in a country other than my own

I am a Polish student in my second year of college studying and living in Frankfurt, Germany. I applied twice for a visa to visit the USA when I was in high school in Warsaw and was denied, partially ...
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How to go from Warsaw Modlin airport to Warsaw?

I checked the airport website, there seems to be a train but it's not very clear to me. Specially not knowing the names of the stations. How can one get from Warsaw Modlin airport to Warsaw?
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Is it easier to unlock my phone and have it activated with a local provider in another country or to buy a local pay and talk phone?

I'll be traveling around Poland for six weeks and I want to keep in touch with friends and the people I'll meet during my stay. I the SIM card with the phone I currently own now, which is a samsung ...
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Are there trains beween Tallinn, Riga and Warsaw?

I'm planning a trip to Poland for July and August. I thought it would be a good idea to visit some of the other countries around Poland since I was going to be there for a little while. Two countries ...