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lena wrote:
Hi Papyr
I need your help plz. I believe you are the best person for information here Smile . I am travelling from Krakow to Bratislava on Sunday 5th Sept and i am trying to find out the cheapest way of travelling. I was told to get the D400 night train at 22:11 but cannot find the cost for 2 adults.
We are actually going to a wedding in Stalowa Wola on the 4th and will travel to Krakow on the sunday and hope to get a few hours to look around krakow too. We have no idea how we will get from Stalowa Wola to Krakow either
We are so disorganised ha.
Hoping you can help.
Thanks in advance.
Lena xx

Organize yourself.

1) Trip to Slovakia:
Polish international train information: infoeuropa@intercity.pl
or telephone 022 9436 from Poland

2) Stalowa Wola to Krakow:
http://www.e-podrozn… – search engine, also for buses, within Poland. Look for a tiny clickable British flag if you speak no Polish.

If you have any questions about Prague or Czech and Slovak republics, ask me.
If you only want to search train or bus connection within Czech&Slovakia and/or to neighboring countries, use www.cp.sk or www.idos.cz search engines. For domestic transport, they also show prices.

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Will do thanks xx

I am leaving from krakow and traveling for 2 days
Bratislava
Requesting help with Transport, Budget
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Hello!

Me and my girlfriend will be in gdansk next 21st of October! We want to go to Riga, Lithuania, but i m having doubts about how to get there! We were wondering about if we should rent a car, because we will have to be in Krakow 4 days later, or if we should get a train there…But we have NO idea what is the the avaiability of trains Gdansk – Riga, or prices, timetables, etc…

Can someone helps us? We apreciate! Thank you very much, cumpliments from Porto!

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Hello,
train travel from Poland to Baltic states is really complicated, I think a bus or a plane would be a better solution. Have you tried the www.e-podroznik.pl to search?

If you have any questions about Prague or Czech and Slovak republics, ask me.
If you only want to search train or bus connection within Czech&Slovakia and/or to neighboring countries, use www.cp.sk or www.idos.cz search engines. For domestic transport, they also show prices.

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train travel from Poland to Baltic states is really complicated, I think a bus or a plane would be a better solution.
Definitely true. There is excellent bus service in the Baltic states, but the distances can be deceivingly long and some of the roads a rough which makes for l-o-n-g bus rides. Look for cheap fares on Air Baltic

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Hi Papyr & oldlady, we’ll be traveling from Budapest to Krakow in 2 weeks. Reading about both the night train and the Orange Ways bus, we’re leaning toward the bus so we can see the Slovakia countryside. Is the bus a good alternative to the train? any downsides? any tips?

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I have not taken a bus in this area, but I’m betting the train will be a lot faster and more comfortable and the “sights” from the bus window will be pretty much the same as from the train — I’d take a day train if I wanted to see the scenery. Frankly, the almost all countryside viewed from a bus, car or train window is pretty boring after a few hours. When I last traveled by car in Slovakia in 2002, some of the roads weren’t in great shape which made for an uncomfortable ride. Given the major improvement in road condition between 1996 and 2002, I would guess most of the roads on this route would be in decent shape now.