Gdansk Glowny Railway Station, Gdansk

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Gdańsk Główny is the principal passenger railway station in Gdańsk, Poland. Close to the centre of the city, it is easily accessible thanks to the large number of transportation links nearby .General informationThe station operates five platforms, two of which are regional SKM stops. The remaining three operate Przewozy Regionalne and PKP Intercity trains. Access to the platforms is via subways from the east and west sides of the city. At the east side, the subway terminates on the other side of Podwale Grodzkie street, and on the west it goes directly into a PKS (long-distance bus) station. Connecting tunnels enable access to the station building and tram stops, and contain shops, fast food bars, newsagents, and other kiosks.Station buildingThe station building hails from the end of the 19th century.Nowadays there is a small shopping centre on the patio, and a McDonald's and KFC inside the terminal. Ticket offices are open all day, and the station sells international as well as domestic tickets.HistoryPrior to World War II, Gdańsk Główny was named Danzig Hauptbahnhof . At the end of the World War II, Soviet forces razed the station building almost completely, and the entire structure was rebuilt after the war.
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  • A station in walking distance from town ... efficent transport both by trains and by trams to many places o visit and very cheap fares ... trams was free for those eu over 70 years old .. ..  more »
  • Trains regular, clean and on time. Signage/information boards difficult to find. Never knew if ticketing was in main hall or in the lower level. Cheap ticket prices compared to U.K.  more »
  • Fantastic Railway soveady to get around and very Helpful Staff .Lot's of Food Stalls to eat at on the go .  more »

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The suburbs of Gdansk boast plenty of affordable hotels and hostels, offering inexpensive rooms even at the height of the season. Easily accessible by train, neighboring Sopot provides additional sleeping options, including good-value guesthouses and mid-range hotels located mere minutes from the Baltic Sea. If you prefer to stay in Gdansk itself, explore the city's self-catering apartments with free Wi-Fi and cable TV. Alternatively, check out the upscale old town hotels, many of which offer discounted rates on the weekends.
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