Today is a very important match. The Polish national team will take on Moldova at the National Stadium. The most convenient way to get to and from the stadium is by Warsaw Public Transport. Today you can use public transport for free.
Every point is worth its weight in gold. To gain direct promotion to Euro 2024, Poles must win against Moldova today and against the Czech Republic in November.
Getting to the match – preferably by metro
The easiest way to get to the stadium is by taking the metro. Fast City Railway and Koleje Mazowieckie trains also stop at the stadium. Efficient access will also be ensured by trams running over the Józef Poniatowski Bridge and buses.
On October 15, from 00:00 to 23:59, you will be able to use Warsaw Public Transport free of charge. Holders of match tickets, invitations and accreditations issued by UEFA are entitled to free travel on Warsaw Public Transport vehicles within ZTM ticket zone 1, as well as Park and Ride car parks, until Monday, October 16, at 1:00.
It is also worth remembering to mutually honor ZTM and Koleje Mazowieckie tickets.
Changes in Saska Kępa
Before the meeting, at 6:30 p.m., entry to Saska Kępa will be limited. Until 8:45 p.m., the following areas will be excluded from individual traffic: Aleja Poniatowskiego, Aleja Washington, ul. Społeczna, Aleja Naszeny and ul. Wał Miedzeszyński, and Aleja Unii, ul. Africanska and Bora-Komorowskiego. The bans will not apply to vehicles of persons with SK IDs, taxis and two-wheeled vehicles. Buses will also run unchanged.
Depending on the current situation, the police may decide to close individual streets. If Sokolej Street is closed, from Zamość to Wybrzeże Szczecińskie, from 6:30 p.m. until the end of the match, buses no. 102, 125 and 202 will run through Targowa and Kijowska streets to the Dw. Wschodni (Kijowska) terminus, and buses 146 and 147 will go along Wybrzeże Szczecińskie and Zamość.
If Sokola, Zamość and Zamoyskiego streets are closed, buses no. 102, 125, 135, 146, 147 and 202 will be diverted. Buses no. 102, 125 and 202 will run along Targowa and Kijowska streets to the Dw. Wschodni (Kijowska) terminus. , 135 will go along Targowa, and 146 and 147 along Aleja Zieleniecka.
Returns after the match
If, after the end of the match, around 10:15 p.m., a large group of fans wants to go to the center on foot, the police may decide to close the Poniatowski Bridge and Aleje Jerozolimskie on the section from the Washington roundabout to the de Gaulle roundabout.
If the crossing is closed to traffic, trams and buses will be diverted to diversion routes. Line 7 trains will go through the Śląsko-Dąbrowski Bridge. Tram lines 9 and 24 will end at the Starynkiewicza Square loop on the downtown side, and at Ratuszowa-Zoo on the Praga side. Trams of line 22 on the left bank of the Vistula will run from the Piaski estate to Starynkiewicza Square, while on the other side of the river they will run in a loop to and from the Wiatraczna roundabout.
Additionally, a replacement line Z-9 will be launched. Buses from Plac Zawiszy will go along Aleje Jerozolimskie, Nowy Świat, Aleje Ujazdowskie, Trasa Łazienkowska, Wał Miedzeszyński, Zwycięzców, Saska, Aleja Washington to the Wiatraczna roundabout.
Bus lines 111, 117, 158, 166, 507, 521 and N22, N24 and N72 will bypass the closed part of the routes via the Łazienkowski Bridge.
After the match, additional buses no. 138 and 509 will be on the route. From the Washington roundabout (from stops 03 and 04, respectively), you will be able to take them towards Bokserska, Gocław and Winnica.
There will also be more trams. On the changed route from the Gocławek loop through the following streets: Grochowska, roundabout Wiatraczna, Aleja WA, Aleja Zieleniecka, Targowa, Ratuszowa, Jagiellońska to the end of Ratuszowa-ZOO, trams of line 9 will carry passengers. Meanwhile, trains of line 26 from Aleja Zieleniecka will run towards PKP Wola (Wolska ). Additional metro trains will go towards Bemowo.
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