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Department of Power Engineering and Turbomachinery
Silesian University of Technology
Zimnej Wody 9, 44-100 Gliwice
Gliwice has efficient transport facilities which provide convenient local and international connections. The nearest airports are Katowice-Pyrzowice (40 km), Kraków-Balice (100 km), Wrocław (170 km) and Ostrawa (Czech Republik, 70 km).
Gliwice offers direct railway connections with Hamburg, Berlin, Kiev, Lvov and most major Polish cities. A connection, changing in Katowice, is also available to Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Ostrawa. Timetables and connections are available on Polish Railways home page - www.pkp.pl, or www.bahn.de. It is possible to take a taxi from the Central Railway Station in Gliwice to Conference Center (a taxi rank is outside the station, journey time – approx. 7 minutes ) or walk ( approx. 15 minutes ).
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The airport has direct flight service with e.g. Frankfurt/M, Dusseldorf, Monchengladbach, Warsaw by PLL LOT and Lufthansa; details and timetables can be found on the airport home page.
Car rental services are available at the airport, e.g. Budget, Europcar, Hertz, or Avis. Car route: Pyrzowice – Gliwice: road no. 910 (direction: Tarnowskie Góry), in Tarnowske Góry: road no. 908 (direction: Gliwice); distance – 40 km, time – approx. 50 minutes. There is also a taxi service at the airport.
Daily Airport Bus service: Katowice - Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport - Katowice (from Hotel Katowice in Katowice), time: approx. 40 minutes, ticket - 20 PLN. Timetable is available on www.kzkgop.com.pl. Railway connection is available from Katowice to Gliwice (details - www.pkp.pl).
The airport has direct flight service with e.g. Frankfurt/M, Paris, London, Vienna, Rome, Zurich, Budapest, New York, Chicago and Warsaw by PLL LOT, Lufthansa, Swiss, British Airways, Alitalia, Air France -details and timetables on the airport home page.
Car rental services are available at the airport, e.g. Budget, Europcar, Hertz or Avis. Car route Balice – Gliwice: motorway A4 (charge – 13 PLN – about 2,5 euro, cash only, direction Katowice), distance – about 100 km, time – approx. 70 minutes. There is also a taxi service at the airport.
PLL LOT offers bus service: Airport Kraków-Balice - Katowice-Centrum (free of charge-valid air ticket only). Details at representatives or PLL LOT ticket offices. Public bus service from Kraków-Balice airport to the centre of Krakow: lines 2O8 and 192, time: approx. 35 minutes. Bus timetables are available on www.komunikacja.krakow.pl. The travel from the airport to the centre of the city is approx. 35 min. There is train service: Krakow- Gliwice (details - www.pkp.pl).
The airport offers direct flight service with e.g. Frankfurt/M, Munich, Cologne, Copenhagen and Warsaw- details and timetables on the airport home page.
Car rental services are available at the airport, e.g. Budget, Europcar, Hertz or Avis. Car route Wrocław – Gliwice: motorway no. A4 to Gliwice (170 km).
Public bus service from Wrocław Airport to Central Railway Station- line 406 (time – approx. 30 minutes) or by a taxi. There is a train connection Wrocław - Gliwice. The journey takes about 2.5 hours. (datails - www.pkp.pl).