Get in Edit
By train Edit
- 2 Train station (Dworzec PKP), Dworcowa. There are ticket counters, luggage lockers, Wi-Fi, waiting room inside train station. Toilets are located outside (entrance from 1st platform).
You can find the detailed schedule on Polish Railways site. You can also buy ticket online. This can be definitely cheaper (up to 30%). You must print your ticket or save it on your smartphone and show it to ticket controller.
International trains Edit
- Wien 10½ hr, one train daily (both directions), called Sobieski
Domestic trains Edit
You can reach Malbork from major Polish cities:
- Gdańsk 1-1½ hr, several direct trains daily (both directions), the cheapest one are Regio trains, which costs 13.50 zł.
- Kraków 5-7½ hr, 7 direct trains daily (both directions), connection cost is depend on type of trains: Twoje Linie Kolejowe (TLK - 1st class 107 zł, 2nd class 79 zł) or Express Intercity Premium (EIP - air-conditioned Pendolino trains - 1st class 246 zł, 2nd class 189 zł).
- Warsaw 2½-3½ hr, 14 direct trains daily (both directions), connection cost is depend on type of trains: Twoje Linie Kolejowe (TLK - 1st class 86 zł, 2nd class 56 zł), Intercity (IC - 1st class 86 zł, 2nd class 56 zł), Express Intercity (EIC - air-conditioned trains - 1st class 157 zł, 2nd class 121 zł) or Express Intercity Premium (EIP - air-conditioned Pendolino trains - 1st class 191 zł, 2nd class 147 zł).
- Szczecin 6 hr, 3 direct trains daily (both directions), only Twoje Linie Kolejowe (TLK - 1st class 98 zł, 2nd class 65 zł) trains
By car Edit
- Gdańsk you need to travel road #91 in Kraków direction, after that #22 to Malbork, other way is to travel A1 motorway in Kraków direction to Swarozyn exit, after that #22 to Malbork
- Kraków you need to travel road #1 in Gdańsk direction, after that #22 to Malbork
- Warsaw you need to travel road #7 in Gdańsk direction, after that #22 to Malbork
By bus Edit
- 3 Bus station (Przystanek dworcowy), Zelazna (next to train station). There are only few platforms, there is no station building, so you can wait only outside. There are buses (PKS) connections with Bydgoszcz, Elbląg, Gdańsk, Iława, Krynica Morska, Olsztyn, Płock, and few other polish cities. You can find the schedule: E-podroznik site. Schedules are mostly up-to date.
- 4 Minibus stop (Przystanek autobusowy), Dworcowa (next to train station). There are few minibus companies which operate local transport outside Malbork. By this minibuses you can reach Malbork from nearby cities and villages. You can find the schedule on companies websites: Latocha, AZ Rydwan, Szaruga.
Get around Edit
- 1 Malbork Castle / Castle of the Virgin Mary (Zamek Krzyżacki), Starościańska, ☏ . The ancient capital of the Teutonic Order, the largest Gothic fortress in Europe, on the UNESCO World Heritage List. For pricing and opening hours check Malbork castle website
- 2 The Town square with fountain (Plac miejski z fontanną), Kościuszki. Nice place to spend some time during summer days. There are also fountain with sound shows at 22:00 in summer season.
- 3 Monument of King Jagiellończyk (Pomnik Kazimierza Jagiellończyka), Kościuszki (next to the town square). A monument of Kazimierz Jagiellończyk.
- 4 Church of St. John the Baptist (Kościół Jana Chrzciciela), Stare Miasto (Next to castle).
- 5 Church of the Virgin Mary of Perpetual Help, formerly St. George’s (Kościół Matki Boskiej Nieustającej Pomocy), Słowackiego.
- 6 Mary’s Gate (Brama Mariacka), Stare Miasto. There is pub called Baszta inside it.
- 7 Potters’ Gate (Brama Garncarska), Stare Miasto. There is jewellery shop inside it.
- 8 Old Town Hall (Ratusz Staromiejski), Stare Miasto.
- 9 Baptist Chapel (Kościół Chrześcijan Baptystów), Jagiellońska.
- 10 Post office complex (Kompleks budynków pocztowych), 17-Marca.
- 1 Dinopark - mobile dinosaurs park (Dinopark - park ruchomych dinozaurów), Toruńska. 40 dinosaurs in 1:1 scale, 5D cinema, fossil museum, some place to eat and drink inside. Attraction mostly for kids.
- 2 Jumpy park - rope park (Park linowy - jumpy park), Parkowa. Rope park with many different paths, shooting range, trampolines and playground. Attraction for kids and adults.
- U Flisaka, ul. Wałowa (cross the river by pedestrian bridge starting from the castle, the restaurant is in the boat near the bridge), ☏ . Polish cuisine, regional food, nice atmosphere, view to the castle. About 30 zł for a meal.
- Spiżarnia, ul. Dworcowa (Just few meters from the railway station under the old reservoir tower). Little themed pub combined with the greengrocery. Works only in summer. You practically sit outside, but it's covered.
- Chiltuś, Tczewska 15, ☏ . Suitable prices (35 zł), a few minutes walk from castle.
- Camping Nogat nr. 197 (OSiR Malbork), Parkowa 3, ☏ . Best campsite in town. Offers places to strike tents, park a car or a mobile home. They also have a camping houses and a hotel. It's less than 1 km walk along the Nogat river to the castle. Prices are per night as of 2011: Per person fee: 14 zł, Small tent: 8 zł, Big tent: 14 zł, Car: 10 zł, Van: 18 zł, Campervan: 31 zł, Dog: 5 zł, Camping house (for 3 people with private bathroom): 150 zł (120 zł off season).
- Hotel Parkowy, ul. Parkowa 3 (Get to the roundabout close to McDonnalds and fountain in the town center. Parkowa street starts there going northwards. Follow the street, pass under the train bridge, go further (some 500 m) until you see a poster of Hotel Parkowy/OSiR.), ☏ . One star, but clean. 120 zł/night (+15 zł/person for breakfast) for 4-person room, other options available. Nice area, sport and recreation places nearby.