COP24 Katowice

Transportation

AIRPORTS

Katowice International Airport (KTW) also known as Pyrzowice. The airport is situated 34 km away from the city center.
More information at: https://www.kzkgop.com.pl/strony/p-1-lotnisko.html
Kraków Airport Balice (KRK) located 70 km from Katowice. Special bus and train lines to Kraków city center in operation every 30 min.
Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) located 300 km from Katowice. Train connections from Warsaw Central Station to Katowice Central Station (ca 2,5 h journey) - five long-distance direct trains per day.

POLISH NATIONAL AND REGIONAL TRAIN TIMETABLE

Detailed information on the adjusted schedules is available through the on‐line timetable of Polish national and regional train PKP (https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en, http://kolejeslaskie.com/en/).

FREE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

For the duration of COP24 a free transportation service will be provided within the entire Upper Silesian Metropolitan Area* (PL: GOP) and following cities: Bielsko-Biała, Częstochowa, Gliwice, Kraków, Oświęcim, Rybnik, Zawiercie on the basis of the regular public transportation network (including regional railway "Koleje Śląskie) upon presentation of a conference badge. In addition a dedicated free transportation shuttle service will be provided to and from Spodek (Conference venue) to following cities: Kraków, Zawiercie, Oświęcim.

*Upper Silesian Metropolitan Area - include Katowice, Będzin, Bytom, Chorzów, Czeladź, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Łaziska Górne, Piekary Śląskie, Ruda Śląska, Siemianowice Śląskie, Siewierz, Sosnowiec, Tarnowskie Góry, Mierzęcice, Tychy, Zabrze
Detailed information on the adjusted schedules is available through the on‐line timetable of regular public transportation network KZK GOP (https://rj.kzkgop.com.pl/rozklady/?lang=en).

It is recommended to book rooms via Mazurkas Travel in the following cities (there are still rooms available):
•    Kraków (ca. 80 km from Katowice),
•    Gliwice (ca. 30 km from Katowice),
•    Bielsko-Biała (ca. 60 km from Katowice),
•    Częstochowa (ca. 70 km from Katowice),
•    Oświęcim (ca. 40 km from Katowice),
•    Rybnik (ca. 50 km from Katowice),
•    Zawiercie (ca. 45 km from Katowice).

More information at:

https://cop24accommodation.pl/

Transportation in KATOWICE

During COP24, additional tram and bus connections will be provided between Katowice Central Station and COP24 conference venue MCK/Spodek (10-18 minutes by foot): 1 tram line and 2 bus lines (every 10 min) – journey duration ca. 5 minutes
Polish national and regional train timetable https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Regular regional (Upper Silesian Metropolitan Area) bus/ tram timetable https://rj.kzkgop.com.pl/rozklady/?lang=en

Transportation in KRAKÓW

Hub Location: 3 Maja Street/ WISLA municipal stadium near BLONIA PARK (reached by tram every 7,5 min. from the city centre);
Travel duration to Katowice (directly to MCK/Spodek) by dedicated COP24 shuttle buses ca. 1h 10 min.

TIMETABLE VALID BETWEEN 25TH NOVEMBER - 1ST  DECEMBER 2018
Shuttle bus: Kraków - Katowice (MCK/Spodek)
06:00 – 18:00 departs every 1 hour
Shuttle bus: Katowice (MCK/ Spodek) - Kraków
14:00 – 22:00 departs every 1 hour

TIMETABLE VALID BETWEEN 2ND - 14TH DECEMBER 2018
Shuttle bus: Kraków - Katowice (MCK/ Spodek)
06:00 to 10:00 departs every 15 minutes
10:00 to 14:00 departs every 30 minutes
14:00 to 22:00 departs every 30 minutes
22:00 to 06:00 departs every 60 minutes

Shuttle bus: Katowice (MCK/Spodek) - Kraków
10:00 to 14:00 departs every 30 minutes
14:00 to 18:00 departs every 15 minutes
18:00 to 22:00 departs every 15 minutes
22:00 to 06:00 departs every 60 minutes

We kindly inform that modernization works are underway on the Kraków-Katowice railway line, extending the travel time between these cities. Therefore the journey on this section is faster when using road transport (we recommend shuttle bus service departing from Cracow Błonie)

Transportation in GLIWICE

Hub location: Gliwice Central Station – free of charge train every 30 min. to Katowice Central Station (duration ca. 30 min.)
Polish national and regional train timetable: https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Shuttle bus: not available

Transportation in BIELSKO-BIAŁA

Hub location: Bielsko-Biała Central Station:
Free of charge train to Katowice Central Station every 1-2 h (duration ca. 50 min.)
Polish national and regional train timetable: https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Shuttle bus: not available

Transportation in CZĘSTOCHOWA

Hub location: Częstochowa Central Station:
Free of charge train to Katowice Central Station every 1-1,5 h (duration ca. 1,5 h)
Polish national and regional train timetable https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Shuttle bus: not available

Transportation in OŚWIĘCIM  

Hub location: The participants will be picked up from hotel by shuttle buses.
Shuttle bus: Oświęcim - Katowice
06:00 to 10:00 departs every 60 minutes
Shuttle bus: Katowice – Oświęcim
14:00 to 19:00 departs every 60 minutes
20:00 to 11:00 departs every 90 minutes
Shuttle bus: Katowice – Oświęcim – Pszczyna – Czechowice Dziedzice – Bielsko-Biała  
00:30 to 03:30 departs every 90 minutes

Transportation in RYBNIK

Hub Location: Rybnik Central Station:
Free of charge train to Katowice Central Station every 1-2 h (duration ca. 50 min.)
Polish national and regional train timetable rozklad-pkp.pl/en
Shuttle bus: not available

Transportation in ZAWIERCIE

TIMETABLE VALID BETWEEN 2ND - 14TH DECEMBER 2018
Hub location: The participants will be picked up from hotel by shuttle buses.
Shuttle bus: Zawiercie - Siewierz - Katowice
06:00 to 10:00 departs every 60 minutes (duration ca. 45 min)
Shuttle bus: Zawiercie - Siewierz - Katowice
14:00 -19:00 departs every 60 minutes
20:00 – 11:00 departs every 90 minutes (duration ca. 45 min)
Shuttle bus: Katowice – Siewierz – Zawiercie - Częstochowa
0:30 – 03:30 departs every 90 minutes (duration ca. 45 min)
 
Zawiercie Central Station:
Free of charge train to Katowice Central Station every 1-1,5 h (duration ca. 45 min.)
Polish national and regional train timetable https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en

KISS AND RIDE

Map - click here!

Lines information- click here!

BY TAXI

Please use the following address:
Międzynarodowe Centrum Kongresowe MCK/Spodek
Plac Sławika i Antalla 1
40-163 Katowice

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