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<map lat='50.24488588151929' lng='19.032922983169556' zoom='9' view='0' float='right' /> Zabrze is a city in southern Poland inhabited by more than 190,000 people. It's one of the cities of Katowice Urban Area - the largest conurbation in Poland populated by about 2.7 million people. Conurbation consists of 19 cities. Beside Zabrze there are eight cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants in this area: Katowice,Sosnowiec, Gliwice, Bytom, Ruda Śląska, Tychy, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Chorzów. All of them are connected by a joint public transport system.

Hitchhiking out

West towards Wrocław, Dresden, Berlin (Germany)

You can take any bus to Gliwice. Check city page for more details.

East towards Kraków, Rzeszów, Lviv (Ukraine)

You can either take any bus to Katowice or Gliwice. Check city pages for more details.

North towards Częstochowa, Łódź, Warszawa, Gdańsk

Take any bus to Sosnowiec and walk to the Sosnowiec Szpital Wojewódzki (hospital), just ask people about Szpital (pronounce shpital). There is a petrol station on expressway S86, close to the hospital. Optionally go to Katowice and take bus 805. Check Katowice for more details.

Nomadwiki & Trashwiki

Check Nomadwiki for info on accommodation, showers etc. or Trashwiki for dumpsters...and share your wisdom :)