Numerous taxi companies provide taxi services to travellers throughout each Host City. Many taxi drivers attended special language and customer service trainings to learn how to the serve the guests at UEFA EURO 2012™, including a series of training sessions offered by the Euro Academy.
There are many taxi companies in Gdańsk. Taxicab fares for 1-km trip depend on time of day (time zones apply – different in the various cities) and distance from the city centre (urban and suburban zone) as well as the rates charged by individual companies. Find out which offer best suits your needs.
Also remember that public transportation will be reorganised during the Tournament to cater to the increased numbers of tourists and connect all the Tournament venues in the Host Cities. Benefit from a special service provided for the guests of UEFA EURO 2012™ in Poland and buy public transport tickets at competitive prices. Check the Polish Pass
Remember the area code
When dialling abbreviated 5-digit numbers from mobile phones remember to precede them with an area code of the specific Host City and a country code for Poland. The area code for Warsaw is 22, Wroclaw – 71, Poznań – 61, and Gdansk – 58. A (9-digit) mobile phone must be preceded with the country code for Poland, i.e. +48
Check or inquire about the fares
Ask the fare and agree on it before you get in a taxi. Fare per kilometre should be written on a sticker on the door of the cab. If no such information is provided on the taxi ask the driver about the fare per 1 km or negotiate a price for the planned route.
Taxis in Poznan
Several taxi companies and independent taxi drivers operate in Poznań. The maximum initial fee for a taxi ride is 7 PLN. The maximum daytime fare per 1 km is PLN 2.50, night and holiday fare is PLN 3.75, and the fee per 1 hour of waiting for the passenger is – PLN 35.
Taxis in Warsaw
When using taxi service in Warsaw, it is recommended for you to use one of the city’s radio-taxi companies. Get in a cab marked with an emblem of Warsaw (Mermaid) on both front doors, yellow/red stripes affixed to the glass along the front doors, a number stuck to the side of the vehicle, a hologram with the license number and the vehicle’s registration number on the upper right-hand corner of the front glass and a sticker with price information per kilometre in the first zone that must be displayed on the glass of the right-hand side back door. Three companies are also licensed to carry passengers from Chopin Airport. The initial fee per taxi ride in Warsaw is PLN 6, and the maximum per 1 kilometre daytime fare in the urban zone is PLN 3 (there are companies, however, that charge less than PLN 2). The night fare in the urban area and a day fare on Sundays and holidays is PLN 4.50 per km. The fee per 1 hour of waiting for the passenger is PLN 40.
Taxis in Wroclaw
In Wroclaw, the maximum rates of fare for passenger trips are determined by the City Council. The maximum initial fee for urban zone and daytime trips from 6 AM to 11 PM (rate code 1) is PLN 6. The fare per 1 km for this rate code may not exceed 3, the rate code 2 fare is PLN 4.50. The fee per 1 hour of waiting for the passenger is PLN 25 for each rate code.
Taxis in Gdansk
Fare prices in Gdańsk and other charges are as follows - per kilometre daytime fare (Monday to Saturday from 6 AM to 10 PM) is PLN 1.80-2.70. The night, Sundays and holiday per kilometre fares range from PLN 2.70 to 4.05. The initial fees are from PLN 5.95 to 8.50, and the fee per 1 hour of waiting for the passenger is from PLN 35 to 50.