University of Warsaw Public transport in Warsaw

It’s quickest to travel by metro, which operates from 5:00 am to 0:40 am, calling at 21 stations. Trams come second to the metro in terms of reliability and on-time arrivals, with services running from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm (23:00 hrs).


Regular bus services are numbered from 100 to 399 and express bus services from 400 to 599. Night-time bus services are designated with the letter N and digits, for example N11, while the SKM Szybka Kolej Miejska (Fast Urban Rail) trains have the letter S and digits, for example S1. There are also more than 170 bike docking stations across Warsaw, where you can hire a city bike.


You can buy single fare, time-limit and short-term public transport tickets in kiosks or ticket vending machines. Concession rates apply to under- and postgraduates who have a valid student ID card.