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Best way to get from London to Olsztyn

LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
17 Apr 2009 /  #1
Hi there - I hope that this isn't too much of a dumb question, but how do I get from London to Iława, near Olsztyn?

I am guessing that I'll have to fly from Gdansk and then get a train... (would rather not hire a car and drive it). Anyone got any thoughts on this journey? Is it going to be epic, with lots of changes etc?
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
17 Apr 2009 /  #2
fly from Gdansk

I think you mean fly TO Gdansk , not from...? But in any case your best bet for such a journey is either pogo stick , or space hopper , if you can find one in good condition.....?

Seriously tho , Both places ( Gdansk , and Olsztyn ) are not so far from me , and i would be quite happy to pick you up at the airport , and take you to Olsztyn for the price of a bit of diesal fuel...

Normally i would be happy to do it for free , but my finances will not be in so good shape after my trip to UK to get another car , as mine is in need of replacement...

Of course it depends on when you want to go there , i collect the new car in about two weeks , and i am up to my neck in being part of a film at the end of may to begining of june , does this fit in with your plans...?

I do have the Harley of course , but it might not be your cup of tea , and it has absolutly no luggage space..!

The new car is a Jeep cherokee , so plenty of room for tons of luggage , quite comfortable , and being a diesal quite economic on fuel....

I can,t advise on travel by bus or train in Poland , as during the five years here i have never used them , my first experiance will be during the trip to Gdansk to get a flight to Liverpool to collect the car....Let me know what you think....?
OP LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
17 Apr 2009 /  #3
I think you mean fly TO Gdansk , not from...?

D'Oh!! Yes, that's what I meant... that serves me right for being up so early in the morning.

I really appreciate the offer, and may takle you up on it :) In the meantime am just planning the route to justify making the trip if you see what I mean.
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
17 Apr 2009 /  #4
I see on my map that there is a rail line from Gdansk to l£awa , which is 32 kms from Olsztyn , but as i said i have no experiance of traveling on any train in Poland , so , can,t advise on how many times you need to Change , or if it is an easy journey or not... I am sure there will be somebody who is a expert on such matters tho....I have sent you a pm with contact details should you need them...
OP LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
17 Apr 2009 /  #5
Aww, you're a good guy, WR :)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
17 Apr 2009 /  #6
you're a good guy

Not sure thats true...but its nice that you think so....For your kind words i might even come and collect you after your visit , and take you back to the airport...
terrabull 4 | 32  
21 Apr 2009 /  #7
I live in Olsztyn and when we fly out of Gdansk we take the train to Olsztyn, there are maybe 3 or 4 direct trains from Gdansk a day. It takes about 3 hrs or so. I hope that helps!

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