Airport lines

Publication date: 16.12.2018

Metropolitan airport lines link main cities of the Upper Silesian - Zagłębie Metropolis with the International Katowice Airport in Pyrzowice. Four lines were started in November 2018. To the airport in Pyrzowice passengers can travel directly from: Katowice, Gliwice, Zabrze, Bytom, Piekary Śląskie, Sosnowiec, and Będzin.

From metropolis cities people can get to the airport by the following lines:

AP1 - Gliwice Plac Piastów - Gliwice Zajezdnia - Zabrze Goethego - Zabrze Multikino - Bytom Karb - Bytom Dworzec - Piekary Śląskie Szarlej Kaufland - Pyrzowice Airport

AP2 - Katowice Dworzec - Katowice Sokolska - Katowice Strefa Kultury - Sosnowiec Dworzec PKP - Będzin Stadion - Pyrzowice Airport

AP3 - Katowice Dworzec - Pyrzowice Airport

AP4 - Tychy Dworzec PKP - Tychy Hotelowiec- Katowice Giszowiec Osiedle - Katowice Dworzec

The website with timetables is available at:

https://rj.metropoliaztm.pl/?lang=en

The first three lines are the basic ones, the last is a supplementary line. AP1 and AP3 buses travel round-the-clock. Line AP2 travels during the day time (between 5 am and 11 pm).

The line connecting Pyrzowice with Gliwice (AP1) travels from 2 am to 11 pm approx. every hour, while in the remaining time (i.e. from 11 pm to 2 am) - approx. every one and a half hour.

The lines departing from Katowice to the airport between 5 am and 9 pm start alternating at a common frequency of half an hour (line AP2 travels from 5 am to approx. 10 pm, and line AP3 from 3 am to 10 pm every hour).

The last, fourth line, linking Tychy with Katowice, is a supplement to the operating railway connections between these cities. It travels only at night hours (between the midnight and 5 am; during that period it travels on average once per hour) and is connecting with AP3 bus, which enables passengers to get from Tychy to the Airport in Pyrzowice and vice versa.

In addition, stops served by individual lines enable performance of convenient transfer connections for passengers travelling from cities, which have no direct connections with the airport.

The price of tickets for airport lines is PLN 14 (concession tickets PLN 7).

1. Timetable

From Metropolis cities people can get to the airport by the following lines:

AP1 - Gliwice Plac Piastów - Gliwice Zajezdnia (Depot) -  Zabrze Goethego - Zabrze Multikino - Bytom Karb -  Bytom Dworzec  (Station) - Piekary Śląskie Szarlej Kaufland - Pyrzowice Port Lotniczy (Airport).
The timetable of line AP1 buses is available in the Timetable tab in the Bus - Express line to the airport section.

AP2 - Katowice Station - Katowice Sokolska - Katowice Zone of Culture - Sosnowiec PKP Railway station - Będzin Stadium - Pyrzowice Airport.
The timetable of line AP2 buses is available in the Timetable tab in the Bus - Express line to the airport section.

AP3 - Katowice Station - Pyrzowice Airport,
The timetable of line AP3 buses is available in the Timetable tabin the Bus - Express line to the airport section.

Apart from the three basic airport lines also the fourth supplementary express line was started, connecting Tychy with Katowice - AP4. It supplements the operating railway connections between the above cities. It travels only at nighttime (between midnight and 5 p.m.; during this period it travels on average once per hour) and is connecting with the AP3 line buses, enabling passengers to transfer freely at the Katowice Station and to get from Tychy to the Katowice Airport in Pyrzowice and vice versa.

AP4 - Tychy Dworzec PKP (Railway Station) - Tychy Hotelowiec - Katowice Giszowiec Osiedle - Katowice Dworzec.
The timetable of line AP4 buses is available in the Timetable tabin the Bus - Express line to the airport section.

In addition, stops served by individual lines enable transfer connections for passengers travelling from cities, which have no direct connections with the airport.

Moreover, it is possible to travel to the airport area by normal lines. These are buses No 175385717, and 738.

Current timetables for all airport lines are available on the website in the Timetable tab.

2. Tickets

The price of a ticket authorising to travel by lines to the airport is PLN 14 (concession ticket PLN 7). At the same time this is a 24-hour ticket, authorising to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines, served by the Metropolitan Transport Authority. 

3. Airport lines – FAQ