The day in Dioceses in Warsaw will take place on the days preceding the World Youth Day in Kraków. From 20th to 25th July, the City will host numerous events in many different locations in Warsaw. In this section, we present useful information on public transport and how to get around Warsaw.
20th-25th July – how to get to the city centre
From Chopin Airport, the city centre can be accessed by SKM trains, line S2 (to Warszawa Śródmieście Station); SKM line S3, and Koleje Mazowieckie, line RL, KML (to Warszawa Centralna Station), and also by bus, line 175 (to Centrum bus stop).
From other locations (e.g. railway stations and transfer nodes) you can reach Warsaw's city centre, i.a., by:
• metro – lines M1 and M2
• tram – lines DM1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 35, 71 i 72
• bus – lines 107 (Monday to Friday), 109, 111, 116, 117, 127, 128, 131, 158, 160, 171, 174, 175, 180, 222, 227, 501, 503, 504, 507, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 525, 700 and Z-17
• SKM trains – lines S1 and S2 (to Warszawa Śródmieście Station) and S3 (to Warszawa Centralna Station)
• KM trains – lines R1, R2, R3, R7 and R8 (to Warszawa Śródmieście Station) and RL (to Warszawa Centralna Station).
21st-24th July – special lines for World Youth Day
From 21st to 24th July in Warsaw special public transport lines will be available: DM1 tram line and DM2 bus line. The lines will provide access to the major monuments and cultural institutions and the main transfer nodes.
• DM1 tram line: NARUTOWICZA SQUARE – Grójecka Street – Jerozolimskie Avenue – Poniatowskiego Bridge – Poniatowskiego Avenue – Zieleniecka Avenue – Targowa Street – Solidarności Avenue – Okopowa Street – Towarowa Street – Grójecka Street - NARUTOWICZA SQUARE. The trams will run from 9 AM to 9 PM every 12 minutes (21st and 22nd July) and every 15 minutes (23rd and 24th July). Using these trams, it will be possible to reach, i.a., the Central Railway Station (the Dworzec Centralny stop), Warszawa Śródmieście Railway Station (the Centrum stop, the National Museum (the Muzeum Narodowe stop), the National Stadium (the Rondo Waszyngtona stop), the Royal Castle and the Old Town (the Stare Miasto stop) and the Warsaw Rising Museum (the Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego stop).
• DM2 bus line: POWĄZKI MILITARY CEMETERY – Powązkowska Street – Okopowa Street – M. Anielewicza Street – Świętojerska Street – Miodowa Street – Krakowskie Przedmieście Street – Nowy Świat Street – Ujazdowskie Avenue – Belwederska Street – Jana III Sobieskiego Street – Wilanowska Avenue – Przyczółkowa Street – WILANÓW. Buses will be available from 9 AM to 9 PM ca. every 15 minutes. The buses will provide transport to, i.a., the Powązki Cemetery (the Powązki-IV Brama stop), the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (the Nalewki-Muzeum stop), the Warsaw Uprising Monument (the Plac Krasińskich stop), the Royal Castle and the Old Town (the Plac Zamkowy stop), the National Museum (the Foksal stop), the Royal Łazienki Museum (the Łazienki Królewskie stop), the Temple of Divine Providence (the Sobieskiego stop) and the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów (the Wilanów stop).
21st July – how to get to Piłsudskiego Square
On Thursday, 21st July, at 7:30 PM, Piłsudskiego Square will host the “Faith. Hope. Love” concert. The location can be reached by:
• metro – lines M1 (Świętokrzyska or Ratusz-Arsenał Stations) and M2 (Nowy Świat-Uniwersytet or Świętokrzyska Stations)
• trams – lines 4, 15, 17, 18 I 35 (stops: Królewska, Pl. Bankowy or Metro Ratusz Arsenał), DM1, 13, 20, 23 and 26 (the Metro-Ratusz Arsenał stop)
• buses – lines E-2 and 520 (the Pl. Bankowy stop), 102, 105 and 107 (the Zachęta stop), 111, 128 and 175 (stops: Pl. Piłsudskiego or Pl. Teatralny), 116, 180, 222 and DM2 (the Hotel Bristol stop), 160 (the Metro-Ratusz Arsenał stop), 171 (stops: Pl. Bankowy or Królewska), 190 and 527 (the Metro-Ratusz Arsenał stop), 227 (the Pl. Bankowy stop), 503 and 518 (stops: Uniwersytet or Pl. Zamkowy).
23rd July – how to get to the Higher Theological Seminary of the Warsaw-Praga Diocese and the Temple of Divine Providence
Two events were planned for 23rd July – a Holy Mass and a performance at the Higher Theological Seminary of the Warsaw-Praga Diocese in J. Mehoffera Street; anda ceremony at the Temple of Divine Providence at the corner of Prymasa Augusta Hlonda Street and Rzeczypospolitej Avenue.
The Higher Theological Seminary can be reached by:
• tram – lines 2 (from the Metro Młociny transfer node to the Mehoffera stop), 17 (i.a. from Centrum stop to the Mehoffera stop).
• bus – line 101 (from the Metro Młociny transfer node to the Mehoffera stop), 126, 133 and 186 (the Mehoffera stop), 152 (the Tarchomin stop), 509 (i.a. from the Wileński Station to the Mehoffera stop), 516 (the Nowodworska stop), 518 (i.a. from Dworzec Centralny to the Nowodworska or Mehoffera stop).
Access to the Temple of Divine Providence is provided by the following bus lines:
• the DM2 special line running from 21st to 24th July and 116 (i.a. from the Foksal stop to the Sobieskiego stop), 180 (i.a. from the Foksal stop to the Wilanów stop), 139, 710 and 724 (i.a. from the Metro Wilanowska stop to the Sobieskiego stop), 163 (the Wilanów stop), 164 and 317 (the Sobieskiego stop), 217 (i.a. from the Metro Wilanowska stop to the Świątynia Opatrzności Bożej stop), 519 and 700 (i.a. from Dworzec Centralny and the Centrum stop to the Sobieskiego stop), 522 (i.a. from Dworzec Centralny and the Centrum stop to the Świątynia Opatrzności Bożej stop).
The registered participants of the World Youth Day can use the public transport in Warsaw free of charge within the first and the second fare zones from 20th to 25th July 2016, and volunteers from 15th July to 7th August 2016. The right to use public transport free of charge is granted to all holders of the official badge of the Warsaw Days in the Dioceses with a stamp of the diocese; the badge is valid with an ID document with a photograph.
Note. Due to the arranged celebrations and events, some streets might be temporarily closed. In such cases, public-transport vehicles will run along modified routes. The routes will not include stops located on closed streets. At the same time, the routes will be planned in such a way as to enable the participants to get to the events.
Detailed information on public transport can be obtained at the City Contact Centre under number 19115. Check out our Warszawa 19115 mobile app and subscribe to a news feed containing information about road traffic and the running of public transport, along with the information on parking bans.