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'''Poznań''' is a city in western [[Poland]] with about 550 thousand inhabitants. It's a capital of Wielkoplskie region.
The city has efficient public transport system with daytime trams and buses operating from 5.00 till 23.00 and nighttime buses and one tram running every half an hour. In
Poznan you can not buy tickets at the driver, you can get them in newsagents (kiosk) and grocery shops, and there is more and more ticket machines on the stops. 15 minutes ticket costs 2 PLN (May 2009). Drivers don't care if you have a ticket and all the doors are open on stops, but there are controllers checking tickets from time to time. Here's an interactive [http://www.info.poznan.pl/Map/frametest.html?Id=0 map] of public transport. Click T for tram (tramwaj) lines and A for bus (autobus) lines. To see timetables click tram/bus stops.
==West towards [[Berlin]], [[Germany]]==
==Northeast towards [[Gdańsk]], [[Bydgoszcz]], [[Toruń]]==
Take bus no. 73 direction Janikowo/Ogrodnicza from place called <b>Rondo Sródka</b> and get out after 11 stops (about 15-18 minutes) at bus stop called <b>Bogucin
Baltycka</b>. Hitch on this bus stop, it's on the road to Gniezno, Bydgoszcz and Gdańsk just after junction with Poznań bypass. You should notice railways nearby and crossed Poznań sign (end of the city zone).
==North towards [[Koszalin]], [[Piła]]==
From city centre (Rondo Kaponiera) take tram 9, 11 to <b>
Piatkowska</b> and get out at the last stop. From there go north along Piatkowska street to the first junction, then turn west (left) and go to roundabout Rondo Obornicka. On roundabout turn north again (right) and enter national road no. 11 (you will see hipermarket Carrefour next to you). You can hitch after roundabout or anywhere along Obornicka Street where is a place to pull over. There's almost always traffic jam, so cars go slowly, which helps hitchhikers.
==Northwest towards [[Szczecin]], [[Gorzów Wielkopolski]]==
* Pod Arkadami - Plac Cyryla Ratajskiego 10
* Apetyt - Ul. Szkolna
* Przysmak - Ul.
Normally they are open till 18.00 or 19.00.