For the town of the same name, see Olsztyn (Silesia)

Olsztyn (German: Allenstein) is a historic town in northern Poland. It is the capital of Warmian-Masurian Voivodship.

Get in

By plane

There is an international airport in the near town of Szczytno, but more flights go from Warsaw: Warsaw Chopin Airport: For those travelling from Warsaw serviced by Polski Express. See also: Routes/Timetable

By train

The Polish State Railways have train connections from Warsaw and Gdańsk as well as Białystok. There are also direct trains to/from Cracow during the summer.

See: Polish State Railways

By car

You can easily get there by car from Warsaw, Gdańsk and Białystok.

By bus

Many international connections (see Poland::By bus).


Medieval gate to the city centre of Olsztyn


International Theatre Festival DEMOLUDY is held every October and became one of the biggest festivals presenting contemporary theatre and drama from former communist countries.

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