Route from train station to Auschwitz by bus
If you are planning to visit Oświęcim and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, it is worth knowing that a good way of transport is to use public transport. This form is fast, cheap, comfortable and environmentally friendly.
Many bus lines allow you to get to different places, and buses leave from popular stops every few minutes. In Oświęcim, public transport is provided by MZK Oświęcim. The stop from which you can comfortably depart for the museum, immediately after a train journey, is right next to the railway station – its name is “Dworzec PKP”.
The most frequent buses departing towards the museum have the numbers 27, 28, 25. You can check the departure time in the OnTime and JakDojadę applications. Other available lines are visible on the screen. You will see the nearest departure times on the electronic board.
To ride the bus, you need to buy a ticket. You can do this in the mPay and moBILET mobile applications. Another convenient way is to buy a ticket at the ticket machine at the bus stop or on the vehicle.
For journeys within the city of Oświęcim you need a ticket for one municipality, the former. Choose a normal or reduced ticket. Choose the number of tickets. Choose the form of payment – you can pay by card or coins. If you choose to pay by card, put the card in the reader, if you pay with coins, put them in the slot. The machine will give you change. Once you have made your payment, the machine will issue your ticket and any change.
You will need to punch your paper ticket as soon as you board the bus or, after purchase, inside the vehicle. You will do this by placing the ticket in the ticket counter. The journey will take less than 10 minutes.
MZK buses have screens on which you will see the names of the next stops. The vehicles include many facilities for the disabled – voice announcements, a low floor with a drop down ramp and specially designated seats.
Get off at the Szajny stop. It will take you very quickly to the museum, which is only a few steps away from the stop. Press the stop button to signal that you want to get off.