Szczecin Chrobry Embankment (Waly Chrobrego)
Szczecin Facades at ul. Sienna in the Old Town
Szczecin Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes
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Getting to Szczecin

Szczecin is located in the northwestern part of Poland, at only a 20 minute drive from the German border. It has good road and rail connections to Berlin, Gdansk and Poznan, and has an airport near the town of Goleniów, 46 kilometers northeast of the Szczecin city center,

Getting to Szczecin by car

Szczecin is located along the A6 (E28), which runs from Berlin to Gdansk. From the direction of Berlin, the A6 continues as a 4-lane motorway up to Goleniów, 37 km east of Szczecin. From Szczecin the E65 leads south via Gorzów Wielkopolski and Zielona Góra to Jelenia Góra, whereas road number 10 runs southeast to Bydgoszcz.

Getting to Szczecin by train

From Szczecin there are direct train connections to Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw and Cracow. 
The newly renovated central train station of Szczecin (Szczecin Główny) is located at a 10 minute walking distance west of the Old Town. 

Getting to Szczecin by boat

From Świnoujście, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of Szczecin, there are various ferries departing to destinations in Denmark and Sweden.

Getting to Szczecin by plane

The nearest airports to Szczecin is Szczecin-Goleniów Airport (46 km, 40 minute driving). Also the airports of Berlin are within reasonable distance: Both Berlin-Tegel, Berlin-Schönefeld and the Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport are a 2 hour drive away from Szczecin. Various bus companies provide transport from the German airports to Szczecin.

Travel times to Szczecin

 City Distance Car Train
  Stargard Szczecinski 43 km ¾ hrs ½ hrs
  Miedzyzdroje 96 km 1¼ hrs 1½ hrs
  Świnoujście 107 km 1¾ hrs  1¾ hrs
  Koszalin 160 km 2 hrs 2¼ hrs
  Berlin 150 km 1¾ hrs 2¾ hrs
  Poznan 254 km 3 hrs 2¾ hrs
  Gdansk 365 km 4¾ hrs 5¼ hrs
  Warsaw 599 km 5½ hrs 6 hrs