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Car travel is limited in the immediate city center, so you'll find yourself doing a lot of walking. For journeys outside the center, there's a huge network of trams and buses. Driving is pointless since traffic is usually heavy and you probably won't be able to park close to where you want to go anyway.

On Foot -- The center is compact and easy to manage on foot.

By Tram/Bus -- Outside of the Old Town, tram and bus lines are extensive. Tickets cost 2.40 z for regular service and 2.80 z for night buses, and are available from vending machines around town or newspaper kiosks. Validate your ticket on entering the vehicle and hold on to it for the duration of the ride.

By Taxi -- Taxis are useful for getting to and from the airport, train station, and bus station, but you probably won't need them for anything else. Dishonest drivers have sometimes been a problem. Never get into an unlicensed taxi and use reputable firms. MPT Radio Taxi (tel. 71/191-91) and Lux (tel. 71/196-23) are two of the best.

By Bike -- The city is relatively flat, and bikes are generally exempt from basic traffic prohibitions like driving along pedestrian roads and on one-way streets, but the appeal of bike travel is limited by busy roads and a lack of dedicated bike trails. The main tourist information office on the Rynek rents bikes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.