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|country = Poland
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|state = Warmian-Masurian (Voivodeship)
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|pop = 176 463
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|expressways = {{National Road Number Poland|16}} {{National Road Number Poland|51}} {{National Road Number Poland|53}}
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'''Olsztyn''' is a city in Northeast [[Poland]].
 
'''Olsztyn''' is a city in Northeast [[Poland]].
  
== Hitchhiking out ==
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== Hitching out ==
=== South, towards [[Warsaw]] ===
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=== South towards [[Warsaw]] {{National Road Number Poland|51}} ===
Go to the intersection of Ul. Tuwima and Ul. Warszawaska. It is right next to Kortowo (the university campus). From there, you will see a bus stop 10m further south from the intersection on Ul. Warszawaska. [[User:Ugly angel|Ugly angel]] notes that although he has never hitched from here, he has seen others do it successfully.
 
  
* I recommend going a bit further(1km) towards petrol station(Orlen probably). I hich rides there and it works. Of course its during day light. If night caught you here move to the spot above or even closer to Olsztyn city center -> crossing Armii Krajowej x Warszawska.
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There are two possibilities:
  
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# Go to the intersection of ''Ul. Tuwima'' and ''Ul. Warszawska''. It is right next to '''Kortowo''' (the university campus). From there, you will see a bus stop 10 m further south from the intersection on ''Ul. Warszawska''.
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#Take bus 3, 9, 15 or 28 to the last stop and walk further about 200 m, or from the aforementioned spot, walk about 1 km further. You'll reach an Orlen petrol station. However, here there is nowhere for a car to stop on the side of the road, so you'll have to ask drivers who pull into the petrol station.
  
Another option :
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It is not recommended to walk further from the petrol station until the city limits (where there's large sign "Olsztyn"). While there is a place for cars to stop, they are already going to fast to safely do so.
Take any of 3 buses : 3, 9, 15 ,28 to the last stop. From there walk about 200 m straight on, and down there you will notice 'Orlen' petrol station. Perfect spot to get a life by asking people.
 
  
=== South-Western, towards [[Ostróda|Ostroda]] ===
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Best stops betwen Olsztyn - Warsaw : Ameryka, Nidzica (on trafic lights cross), Mława, Glinojeck (on roundbound)
Get in the bus number 7, 13 or 32, and watch the stops carefully. When you see yourself at the 2 lined quite fast street, get off at the closest bus stop. Once you are there, you are at the perfect spot, which doesn't require much time to get a lift from.
 
  
=== Gdansk or Torun ===
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=== Southwest towards [[Ostróda]] {{National Road Number Poland|16}} ===
Go to Armii Krajowej, there's bus stop right in the beginning of it. If you come from Ul. Warszawska it's 2nd bus stop. It's just before bridge. I stand there during the day.
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Get in the bus number 7, 13 or 32, and watch the stops carefully. When you see yourself at the two-laned quite fast street, get off at the closest bus stop. Once you are there you are at the perfect spot, which doesn't require much time to get a lift from.
For night move to traffic light Armii Krajowej x Warszawska.
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=== West towards [[Gdańsk]] or [[Toruń]] ===
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Go to Armii Krajowej, there's bus stop right in the beginning of it. If you come from ''Ul. Warszawska'' it's 2nd bus stop. It's just before bridge. I stand there during the day.
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For night move to traffic light at the crossing of ''Armii Krajowej'' and ''Warszawska''.
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To the above spots it's no problem to walk out of the city center. I would say a maximum 30 min leisurely walk, including asking for directions :).
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To above spots it's no problem to walk out of city center. I would say maximum 30min. leisure walk, including asking for directions :).
 
 
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Latest revision as of 08:45, 23 October 2020

Olsztyn
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Voivodeship: Warmian-Masurian (Voivodeship)
Population: 176 463
Licence plate: NO
Major roads: 16 51 53
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Olsztyn is a city in Northeast Poland.

Hitching out

South towards Warsaw 51

There are two possibilities:

  1. Go to the intersection of Ul. Tuwima and Ul. Warszawska. It is right next to Kortowo (the university campus). From there, you will see a bus stop 10 m further south from the intersection on Ul. Warszawska.
  2. Take bus 3, 9, 15 or 28 to the last stop and walk further about 200 m, or from the aforementioned spot, walk about 1 km further. You'll reach an Orlen petrol station. However, here there is nowhere for a car to stop on the side of the road, so you'll have to ask drivers who pull into the petrol station.

It is not recommended to walk further from the petrol station until the city limits (where there's large sign "Olsztyn"). While there is a place for cars to stop, they are already going to fast to safely do so.

Best stops betwen Olsztyn - Warsaw : Ameryka, Nidzica (on trafic lights cross), Mława, Glinojeck (on roundbound)

Southwest towards Ostróda 16

Get in the bus number 7, 13 or 32, and watch the stops carefully. When you see yourself at the two-laned quite fast street, get off at the closest bus stop. Once you are there you are at the perfect spot, which doesn't require much time to get a lift from.

West towards Gdańsk or Toruń

Go to Armii Krajowej, there's bus stop right in the beginning of it. If you come from Ul. Warszawska it's 2nd bus stop. It's just before bridge. I stand there during the day. For night move to traffic light at the crossing of Armii Krajowej and Warszawska.

To the above spots it's no problem to walk out of the city center. I would say a maximum 30 min leisurely walk, including asking for directions :).

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