The Poland – San Marino match will start on Saturday at 20.45 at the National Stadium. But from 6.30 p.m. entry to Saska Kępa will be limited. After the meeting is over, the Poniatowski Bridge can be excluded from traffic.
Between 18.30-20.45, with the exception of authorized vehicles, public transport vehicles, taxis and two-wheelers, the area of Saska Kępa limited by the following streets: al. Księcia Józefa Poniatowski, al. Washington, ul. International, al. USA and Wał Miedzeszyński and al. United States, Wał Miedzeszyński, Afrykańska and gen. Bora-Komorowski. It will be allowed to travel on al. Of the United States, ul. Afrikaans and Gen. Bora-Komorowski.
The match will end around 10.30 pm. The police may decide to close the Poniatowski Bridge and Al. Jerozolimskie between de Gaulle roundabout and Washington roundabout.
Difficulties for public transport passengers
In connection with the match, passengers must take into account difficulties in public transport. From 6.30 pm, if it is not possible to travel along Zamoyskiego, Zamoście and Sokola streets, buses no. 102, 125 and 202 will go along Targowa and Kijowska streets to the Dw. Wschodni stop. Line 135 will also run along Targowa Street, and buses 146 and 147 will run along al. Zieleniecka, while the E-1 route along the route: Świętokrzyski Bridge – Zajęcza – Topiel – Tamka – Świętokrzyski Bridge.
Around 22.30, in the event of the exclusion of the Poniatowski Bridge from traffic, trams and buses will be directed to the detour routes. Line trains: 7, 22 and 25 will run over the Śląsko-Dąbrowski bridge, and lines 9 and 24 on the downtown side will end their routes on the pl. Starynkiewicza, and on the Praga side to the Ratuszowa-Zoo. Buses 111, 117, 158, 166, 507, 521, N22, N24 and N72 will bypass the closed part of the route by the Łazienkowski Bridge, while the lines 146 and 147 will run along al. Zieleniecka.
Additionally, a replacement bus line Z will be launched on the route: pl. Zawiszy – Al. Jerozolimskie – Nowy Świat – Al. Ujazdowskie – Trasa Łazienkowska – Wał Miedzeszyński – Zwycięzców – Saska – al. J. Washington – Wiatraczna.
Free public transport with a match ticket
At the end of the match, additional buses, line 509, will leave the route. From the Washington roundabout, you will be able to take them towards Nowodworów and Gocław. There will also be more trams. From the al. Zieleniecka trains of line 3 will depart to Annopol, and line 26 towards the Piaski terminus. On the changed route Gocławek – Ratuszowa-Zoo passengers will be transported by tram lines 9 and 24. The return from the match will also be facilitated by the metro, whose trains will run more frequently – on the M1 line every five minutes, and on the M2 line every three minutes.
Fans with a match ticket and persons with accreditations issued by UEFA may use public transport vehicles and KM and WKD trains free of charge from Saturday 9 October from 6am to Sunday 10th October to 1am within 1 ticket zone. They will also be able to use the Park and Ride car parks for free, with the exception of the Warszawa Stadion car park, which will be closed.
After the end of the match, for two hours – from 10.30 pm to 00.30 am – the tickets of ZTM and Koleje Mazowieckie will be mutually honored. Passengers with ZTM cardboard tickets that have not been validated before, are obliged to validate them by permanently writing on their back the date and time of the start of the journey in a 24-hour format, i.e. 9.10 a.m. 18.25, and holders of tickets encoded on the Warsaw City Card must first activate them.
Main photo source: Artur Węgrzynowicz / tvnwarszawa.pl