Wroclaw is situated strategically between Prague, Warsaw and Berlin, each reachable by car in less than 4 hours. Due to an excellent infrastructure – modern motorways, constantly developing airport and expanded railway network – the city is perfectly connected with the whole of the continent. Numerous bus & tram lines as well as City Bike System make it easy to move around the city fast and encourage inhabitants to be eco-friendly.
The best regional airport in Poland
Wrocław Airport offers a wide range of direct flights to major hubs of Europe (17 daily connections to Munich, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf and Warsaw), 3 daily flights to London (Luton and Stansted) and flights to 15 largest capital cities of Europe. Due to the modern and functional terminal and comfortable network of connections Wrocław Airport is willingly chosen both by outbound travelers and visitors. Especially business passengers benefit from perfect schedule of departures and arrivals, friendly infrastructure and tailor-made services. The highest standards of the airport services are constantly appreciated by its passengers. For three times in a row, they have recognised the airport as the Best Regional Airport in Poland in the Business Traveller Award survey.
Driving time & distance to selected ports:
Bremerhaven – 7 h, 760 km
Gdansk – 5 h, 550 km
Hamburg – 6,5 h, 630 km
Rotterdam – 9,5 h, 1000 km
Poland has significantly upgraded its infrastructure network over the past decade putting into use motorways and expressways with a total length of 3 500 km (2003-2016). Under the National Road Construction Programme (2014-23) 107 billion PLN will be spent for the construction of 3 900 km’s of motorways and expressways and 57 new ring roads. Moreover by 2023 67.5 billion PLN will be spent for upgrading the Polish rail network.
Wroclaw is the first Polish city to accomplish planned network of motorways and expressways enabling fast and convenient transport in all directions. Driving times to other major cities in the CEE region were greatly reduced what includes: Warsaw (3h via S8 road), Szczecin (4,5h via S3 road), Dresden (2,5h via A4), Cracow (2,5h via A4). S5 road connecting Wroclaw and Poznan will be ready by the end 2017 reducing driving time to 1,5h. Moreover completion of the motorway ring in 2011 released the city center of Wroclaw from the transit – related traffic.
3 500 km
motorways and express roads build in Poland 2003 – 2016
107 billion PLN
planned road infrastructure investment by 2020
67,5 billion PLN
planned rail infrastructure investment by 2023
share of the Polish transportation industry in the EU market
Public transport system of Wroclaw
Wrocław efficient public transport system consists of bus land tram lines, agglomeration trains and city bike system. Advanced city-wide Intelligent Transport System is prioritizing public transport and increasing its efficiency. Total number of passengers of buses and trams exceeded 197 mln people in 2016.
Comprehensive pre-paid ticket system – URBANCARD allows easy travel around the city while single fare tickets can be bought in all vehicles using debit or credit cards. In 2017 Wroclaw as the first Polish city has signed a contract for an electric car rental system.
- First Polish city to launch electric car rental
- 200 electric cars in the first stage
- 12 charging stations in the first stage