Tariff 2020

Publication date: 20.08.2020

Tariff for persons and luggage transport in the urban transport organised by the Metropolitan Transport Authority (ZTM)

§ 1

This Tariff determines the price list of tickets and charges, hereinafter referred to as ‘Price List’, and the rules of use for the public transport organised by the Metropolitan Transport Authority, hereinafter referred to as ‘ZTM’.

I. Rules of transport use

§ 2

1. Passengers can travel by means of transport of the public transport organised by the ZTM only based on:

1) valid paper tickets,

2) valid paper tickets printed by a vehicle driver from the equipment of Silesian Public Services Card system, hereinafter referred to as ‘ŚKUP’, containing the date and time of purchase in vehicles, in which such a form of sales was started,

3) valid electronic tickets recorded on a ŚKUP card, activated by indication of the activation date at the moment of purchase or by activation during the first travel, or by registration of entering a vehicle each time,

4) payment of the fare in the vehicle or from the e-purse of a ŚKUP card,

5) payment of the fare by means of a payment card in vehicles, where such a sale has been started,

6) ticket purchased by means of another device or distribution channel approved by the ZTM, which current list is published on the ZTM website,

7) a document entitling to travel for free or an entry on a ŚKUP card, confirming this entitlement.

2. Tickets specified in the tickets Price List are considered valid, subject to § 3 subpara 3, for which:

1) the validity period has already started and has not expired yet, 

2) price, appropriate to the type of carried out travel, is consistent with the Price List.

3. Tickets issued in a paper and electronic form entitle to travel in the ZTM public transport.

4. The ZTM can issue supplementary tickets used only as extra charges to single travel/short-term paper tickets.

5. Apart from tickets specified herein, passengers can travel in means of transport of the public transport organised by the ZTM also based on:

1) tickets under the integrated tariff-ticket system named ‘Orange Tariff’ issued by Koleje Śląskie Sp. z o.o., hereinafter referred to as ‘KŚ’,

2) ‘Silesian monthly tickets’ issued under a special offer by the KŚ,

3) ‘KATOWICE TICKET’ issued by the KŚ,

4) ‘ECO TICKET’ issued by the KŚ,

5) ‘METROTICKET 6h P/T/A’ issued by the KŚ,

6) KŚ monthly personal ticket for a specified line under the ‘METROTICKET’ special offer recorded on a personalised ŚKUP card.

6. Within the scope specified in § 2 subpara 5 the KŚ transport tariff is valid for the railway part.

§ 3

 1. The following ticket types are determined:

1) Single-travel/short-term issued in a paper form:

a) ‘1m/20min’ - valid within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes,

b) ‘2m/40min’ - valid within two cities (municipalities) or during 40 minutes,

c) ‘Sieć (network)/90min’ - valid within three and more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes,

d) ‘Bagażowy (luggage)’ - valid within three and more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes,

2) single-travel/short-term issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘1m/20min’ - valid within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes,

b) ‘2m/40min’ - valid within two cities (municipalities) or during 40 minutes,

c) ‘Sieć (network)/90min’ - valid within three and more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes,

d) ‘Bagażowy (luggage)’ - valid within three and more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes,

e) fare for a short-term travel according to the distance tariff - depending on the number of travelled kilometres,

3) medium-term issued in a paper and electronic form:

a) ‘24H + Lotnisko (Airport)’ - valid for twenty four hours,

b) ‘Dzienny (Daily)’ - valid till 23:59 on the day of activation, 

4) long-term issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘7-dniowy (day)’ - valid for 7 days in the entire area of ZTM network,

b) ‘Miasto (city) 30’ - valid for 30 days in the area of selected city (municipality),

c) ‘Sieć (network) 30’ - valid for 30 days in the entire area of ZTM network,

d) ‘Miasto (city) 90’ - valid for 90 days in the area of selected city (municipality),

e) ‘Sieć (network) 90’ - valid for 90 days in the entire area of ZTM network,

f) ‘Sieć (network) 120’ - valid for 120 days in the entire area of ZTM network,

g) ‘Lotnisko (Airport) 30’ -  valid for 30 days in the entire area of ZTM network, including additionally express lines to the airport,

h) ‘Lotnisko (Airport) 90’ -  valid for 90 days in the entire area of ZTM network, including additionally express lines to the airport,

i) ‘Sieć (network) 30 okaziciel (bearer)’ - valid for 30 days in the entire area of ZTM network,

j) ‘R-1’ - annual ticket,

5) multi-journey issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘W-20’ - valid for 20 journeys during 180 days,

b) ‘W-40’ - valid for 40 journeys during 180 days,

c) ‘W-80’ - valid for 80 journeys during 180 days,

6) ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ issued in a paper and electronic form.

2. Entitlements for event participants, including cultural, scientific, educational, sports, and mass events, hereinafter referred to as ‘events’ are established, for which detailed validity, fare, and distribution form rules are specified in § 11 subpara 13.

3. The following rules for tickets use are determined:

1) validity period of single-travel/short-term and medium-term paper tickets starts at the moment of their validation by passengers in a validator situated in a vehicle or at the moment of ticket print-out by the vehicle driver, or at the moment of ticket marking by an authorised person, subject to § 3 subpara 111, and expires after the time determined on the ticket, or after crossing administration boundary of the number of municipalities (zones) determined on the ticket,

2) in the case of single-travel/short-term electronic tickets their validity period starts at the moment of ticket recorded on a ŚKUP card activation in a validator, or its purchase or fare payment by means of the e-purse on a ŚKUP card, by a payment card, or by means of another method approved by the ZTM, and expires at the moment of elapse of time, for which the ticket was purchased, or after crossing administration boundary of the number of municipalities (zones) determined on the ticket,

3) validity period of medium-term electronic tickets starts at the moment of ticket saved on a ŚKUP card activation in a validator or its purchase through another method approved by the ZTM, during the first travel, and expires - as appropriate - in the case of:

a) ‘24h + Lotnisko (Airport)’ ticket, after twenty four hours from the moment of activation,

b) ‘Dzienny (Daily)’ ticket, at 23:59 on the day of ticket activation, 

4) validity period of long-term tickets starts on the date of activation selected during the purchase, and expires, subject to § 3 subpara 3 (5), depending on the type of selected ticket, appropriately after 7, 30, 90, or 120 days from the date indicated during the purchase,

5) validity period of R-1 long-term annual ticket, specified in § 11 subpara 12, falls for the selected calendar year,

6) validity period of multi-journey tickets starts on the date selected at the moment of purchase and ends after 180 days or after using up the available limit of journeys,

7) validity period of ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ ticket starts at the moment of validation or registering it in a validator inside a vehicle, or at the moment of marking by an authorised person, subject to § 3 subpara 11, and expires after the time determined on the ticket,

8) a single-travel/short-term normal paper ticket validated twice, to use it for two concessionary journeys, is invalid,

9) it is forbidden to transfer a validated paper ticket to another person.

4. Passengers starting to use single-travel/short-term or medium-term tickets, immediately after entering a vehicle, shall:

1) validate or register the ticket in a validator installed in the vehicle and keep it during the entire journey, or

2) purchase of a ticket from the vehicle driver, validating it (except for tickets printed from the ŚKUP system) and keeping it through the entire time of travel, or

3) pay the fare for a single-travel/short-term journey using the e-purse on a ŚKUP card, or

4) buy the ticket by electronic means via a mobile device, or

5) pay the fare for a single-travel/short-term journey by means of a payment card in vehicles, in which such a sale was started, or

6) pay the fare by means of another form approved by the ZTM.

5. Passengers using long-term or multi-journey tickets shall select the date of ticket validity start during their purchase. Users of multi-journey tickets shall additionally register each time the journey in a ŚKUP validator installed in the vehicle.

6. Passengers using the ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ ticket shall validate or register the ticket in a validator installed in a vehicle or buy the ticket electronically by means of a mobile device and keep the validated ticket during the entire journey.

7. The following tariffs are in force in the public transport organised by the ZTM:

1) zone-time tariff, in which the amount of travel fare, in accordance with the Price List, depends on the number of passed zones (municipalities) or on the travel time,

2) distance tariff, in which the amount of travel fare, in accordance with the Price List, depends on the number of travelled kilometres, which are counted from the moment of ŚKUP card or payment card registration at the moment of entering the vehicle till the moment of card registration when leaving the vehicle.

8. In the case of the zone tariff the zone exceeding occurs after passing the zone stop. A zone stop (marked with the text STREFA /ZONE/) is the last stop, on which a vehicle stops in the area of specific municipality before its administrative boundary. In the case of fast lines, which buses do not stop on all stops, a zone stop is the last stop within a municipality, on which a bus of such line stops. In this case such a stop does not have to be marked with the text STREFA. When passing a zone stop or starting travelling from it the fare applied should comply with the Price List, with the reservation of so-called ‘zone exceptions’, specified pursuant to § 10 subpara. 4.

9. In the case of using single-travel/short-term tickets or fares in the distance tariff, passengers paying the fare by means of a ŚKUP card shall each time register the exit from the vehicle by placing a ŚKUP card at a validator with a ŚKUP logo before leaving the vehicle. The lack of exit registration in the case of using the distance tariff means, that the passenger travelled till the end of specific journey route.

10. The ticket is valid, subject to § 2 subpara 2, if it has been properly validated, that is when the date and time printed on a paper ticket are readable, or when the ticket in an electronic form has been properly purchased and activated in the vehicle.

11. In the situation of lack of validator stamp on a paper ticket after an attempt to validate or in the case of stating a validator failure in the vehicle, the passenger shall go to another validator and retry validating the ticket. In the situation of all validators failure or in the case of unreadability of the validator stamp on a paper ticket the passenger, having informed the vehicle driver of the fact, can continue the journey based on the ticket or funds possessed on a ŚKUP card, or based on a paper ticket marked by the driver.

12. In the case of a vehicle failure or damage during the journey, passengers possessing valid tickets are entitled to continue the travel based on that ticket by a vehicle of the same or another line. In the case of a transfer (s)he can travel based on a single-ravel/short-term ticket within the time of ticket validity.

§ 4

1. Single-travel/short-term electronic tickets are sold:

1) in points of sales, Passenger Service Points, hereinafter referred to as ‘POP’, Customer Service Points, hereinafter referred to as ‘POK’, and ticket machines by saving the ticket on a ŚKUP card (personalised and non-personalised), 

2) Customer Portal on the Internet by saving the ticket on a ŚKUP card (personalised and non-personalised),

3) in vehicles by paying the fare from the e-purse or another mobile device approved by the ZTM,

4) in devices installed in vehicles by means of payment cards in vehicles, in which such a sale was started.

2. ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ and medium-term electronic tickets are sold by  saving them on a ŚKUP card (personalised and non-personalised) in points of sales, in POPs and POKs, in ticket machines, and via internet on the Customer Portal. Tickets may be purchased also by means of a mobile phone or another mobile device approved by the ZTM.

3. Long-term and multi-journey tickets are sold by saving them on a ŚKUP card in points of sales, in POPs and POKs, in ticket machines, and via internet on the Customer Portal, subject to § 4 subpara 4.

4. Detailed rules for R-1 annual tickets distribution are determined by the Management Board of the Upper Silesian-Zagłębie Metropolis, hereinafter referred to as ‘GZM’, and by the contractor’s contract between the ZTM and the operator. Tickets may be provided only to employees, members of their families, and pensioners of operators providing transport services to the ZTM order.

5. Sales of paper tickets:

1) single-travel/short-term tickets are sold in points of sales, in POPs, ticket machines, and by the vehicle driver, subject to § 4 subparas 6-10,

2) ‘24h + Lotnisko (Airport)’ tickets are sold in ticket machines and by the vehicle driver of an express line,

3) ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ and ‘Dzienny (Daily)’ tickets are sold in ticket machines.

6. Vehicle drivers (except for the express line to the airport) sell only normal and concessionary ‘Sieć (network) 90’ tickets valid in the entire area of ZTM network or during 90 minutes.

7. Drivers of the express line to the airport vehicle sell only normal and concessionary ‘24h + Lotnisko (Airport)’ tickets.

8. Vehicle drivers can sell paper tickets printed out from the ŚKUP system in vehicles, in which such a sale was started.

9. Vehicle drivers can sell tickets only during breaks at stops.

10. The lack of possibility to buy a ticket from the vehicle’s driver does not relive the passenger from the responsibility for travelling without a valid ticket.

§ 5

1. To carry luggage or an animal passengers shall have a valid ‘Bagażowy (luggage)’ ticket, where such a ticket entitles to carry luggage or an animal on the entire route or during the time up to 90 minutes in the case of transfers, subject to § 5 subpara 5.

2. Without the need to purchase a ‘Bagażowy (luggage)’ ticket it is allowed to carry:

1) two pieces of hand luggage, which total of dimensions of a single piece cannot exceed 160 cm, when measured at extreme points or on the perimeter,

2) small animals held in hands,

3) guide/assistant dogs of blind persons or physically handicapped persons,

4) wheelchairs and other orthopaedic equipment necessary for disabled persons to travel,

5) prams when carrying babies.

3. Medium-term and long-term tickets entitle to transport a dog or three pieces of oversize hand luggage (bag, rucksack, musical instrument case, etc.).

4. Passenger can, based on a ‘Bagażowy (luggage)’ ticket, carry in vehicles a bicycle or luggage other than specified in § 5 subparas 2 and 3, only at the vehicle’s driver consent.

5. Concessions are not applied at the transport of luggage and animals.

II. Tickets return

§ 6

1. Holders of long-term or multi-journey tickets saved on a ŚKUP card are entitled to such a ticket return without deduction of additional charges, prior to the start of the ticket validity period. Tickets are returned in POPs and in the ZTM office.

2. In the case of returning a long-term or multi-journey ticket, which validity has already started, the amount to be returned is determined after deducting an amount corresponding to the period of ticket use, adequately to the ticket price specified in the Tariff. Returns cannot result in circumvention of regulations on ticket prices.

3. Detailed rules for tickets return are determined by the Regulation of the ZTM Director.

 

III. Tickets inspection

§ 7

1. The ZTM is authorised to inspect the transport pursuant to rules specified in Art. 33a of the Act of 15 November 1984 - Transport Law (Dz.U. of 2020, item 8).

2. Ticket inspectors and vehicle drivers, altogether referred to as ‘inspectors’, are authorised to check, whether passengers travel and carry luggage or animals based on valid tickets, and whether enjoying free or concessionary travels they have documents entitling to that. Inspectors can check, whether the transport is carried out in accordance with the ‘Regulations on persons and luggage transport in the urban transport organised by the ZTM’ and the ‘Order rules in the urban transport organised by the ZTM’, had they been established.

§ 8

1. Passengers shall have and show to inspectors appropriate valid paper or electronic tickets, normal or concessionary, together with a document entitling to concessionary transport or a document entitling to free transport, and in the case of electronic tickets to present a ŚKUP card, a payment card, a mobile phone, or another mobile device with the information about the purchased ticket displayed on the screen.

2. The obligation to show a document entitling to free or concessionary transport does not apply to passengers, who will show a personalised ŚKUP card, on which this entitlement has been encoded.

3. In the cases, referred to in § 8 subparas 4 and 5, inspectors collect an additional charge and the proper fare, hereinafter referred to as ‘transport charge’, or issue a report-call for payment.

4. The additional charge and the transport charge shall be imposed for travelling without an appropriate transport document, which in particular is understood as travelling:

1) without a valid paper or electronic ticket,

2) with a ticket invalid on a given route or with a ticket, which validity has expired,

3) with a ticket invalidated, validated in an unreadable way (subject to § 3 subpara 11 and § 8 subpara 9),

4) with a multi-journey ticket not registered in the given vehicle,

5) with an electronic ticket, purchased via the Customer Portal, which has not been activated,

6) with an electronic single-travel/short-term ticket, which has not been registered in a validator after entering the vehicle,

7) without fare paid from the e-purse of a ŚKUP card,

8) with a personalised ŚKUP card belonging to another person,

9) with a ŚKUP card damaged in a way making determination of identity of the person using it impossible or making reading its content impossible,

10) with a paper ticket validated many times,

11) with a paper ticket damaged to such extent, that it makes verification of its validity impossible,

12) with a paper ticket bearing traces of chemical or mechanical interference,

13) with a ticket of value lower as against the amount of fare required in the Price List for the time and type of travel carried out by the passenger,

14) with a ticket of transport organiser other than the ZTM or another railway ticket than those specified in § 2 subpara 5,

15) with a ticket withdrawn from circulation,

16) without a document entitling to free or concessionary transport, except for the situation described in § 8 subpara 2.

5. In the case of non-payment of the amount due for objects or animals taken by the passenger to the means of transport or a breach of regulations on their transport, or in the case of lack of a valid document confirming the entitlement to free or concessionary travel the passenger shall pay the transport charge and the additional charge, which amount is specified in the Price List. The Price List specifies also reduction of the additional charge amount in the case of paying it to the inspector on site or within 7 days from the date of its issuance.

6. For causing, without a justified reason, a stop or a change of route of the means of transport the passenger shall pay an additional charge, which amount is specified in the Price List.

7. The additional charge and the transport charge, referred to in § 8 subpara 3 is returned, and in the case of call for payment - remitted, collecting a handling fee, which amount is specified in the Price List, if the passenger within 14 days from the date of transport shows up in a POP or the ZTM office, and:

1) shows his/her personalised ŚKUP card, which (s)he did not have during the inspection, with a saved electronic medium-term or long-term ticket, which validity period covered the date of inspection and was valid for travelling in the given vehicle, or

2) shows his/her personalised ŚKUP card with a saved electronic medium-term or long-term ticket, purchased via the Customer Portal, which during the inspection was not saved on the card and which validity period covered the date of inspection and was valid for travelling in the given vehicle, or

3) shows a document or a ŚKUP card with encoded entitlement to concessionary (if travelled with a concessionary ticket) or free transport, which he did not have during the inspection.

8. The transport charge and the additional charge, referred to in § 8 subpara 3 is returned, and in the case of call for payment - remitted, if the passenger within 14 days from the date of transport shows up in a POP or the ZTM office and declares, and an entry in the ŚKUP system confirms, having an electronic medium-term or long-term ticket on his/her personalised ŚKUP card, which validity period covered the date of transport and its reading during the inspection was impossible, which has been recorded by the inspector on the additional charge form.

9. The transport charge and the additional charge is returned, and in the case of call for payment - remitted, if during the clarification actions it turns out that the lack of ticket validation or its unreadable or erroneous validation was caused by improper operation of equipment installed in means of ZTM public transport, or resulted from a failure of the application in a mobile phone or another mobile device.

10. The transport charge is added to additional charges specified by the Price List. The report - call for payment replaces a ticket and entitles to continue the journey in a given vehicle.

11. In the case of missing document enabling identity determination of the passenger, the passenger’s data may be confirmed based on the declaration of another person, having a proper ID with a photograph. The person confirming the passenger’s data is responsible for effects of the untrue declaration.

12. During the inspection actions related to filling the additional charge form the passenger shall stay in the place of inspection or in another place indicated by the inspector till the time of those actions completion - otherwise the ZTM bears no responsibility for identity documents left with the inspector.

IV. Free and concessionary transport

§ 9

1. The following persons are entitled to free transport:

No

Entity entitled to free transport

The basis or document entitling to free transport

1

Members of the Parliament and Senators

  • valid MP or Senator ID

2

children till the end of the year in which they are 7 years of age

  • declaration of the person taking care of the child during the journey

3

children and youth, having the place of residence in the area of member municipalities of the GZM, between 7 and 16 years of age:

a) born in the period from the 1st January to the 30th September - have entitlements till the 30th September of the calendar year, in which they are 16 years of age,

b) born from the 1st October to the 31st December - have entitlements till the date of 16th birthday

  • entitlement encoded on a ŚKUP card based on a valid: school ID, school mLegitymacja shown on a screen of a mobile device or a certificate containing child’s name and surname, date of birth, and the place of residence issued by a city/municipality office or school in the case of having a school ID without filled in address of residence
  • entitlement encoded on a ŚKUP card based on a certificate containing child’s name and surname, date of birth, and the place of residence issued by a city/municipality office in the case of attending a school abroad
  • entitlement encoded on a ŚKUP card based on a certificate from a kindergarten or a school with a kindergarten class confirming child’s place of residence in the GZM area

4

disabled children and youth till the date of 18th birthday

  • valid ID of a disabled person issued by a competent authority
  • valid ID of a disabled person, who has not finished 16 years of age, issued by a competent authority,
  • decision about disability or decision about a degree of disability issued by the team deciding about disability or disability degree,
  • decision of a ZUS practitioner doctor or a KRUS expert doctor, stating partial or total incapability of work and independent existence

5

disabled persons attending a kindergarten, school, or a centre or establishment of educational nature

  • valid ID of a kindergarten or school for disabled children or pupils
  • valid school mLegitymacja for disabled pupils shown on a mobile device screen

6

war and military invalids, and oppressed persons

  • war or military invalid book
  • oppressed person ID, issued by ZUS

7

blind and visually impaired persons

  • valid ID of Polish Union of Blind Persons, a valid ID of Union of Blind Soldiers of the RP, or a document referred to in § 9 subpara 1 (8), stating a significant or moderate degree of disability due to the sight organ sickness, marked with the symbol of disability cause - ‘04-O’, issued by a competent authority

8

persons entirely incapable of work and independent existence, persons incapable of independent existence, or considered disabled to a significant degree

  • valid ID documenting the disability degree issued by a competent authority
  • valid old-age/sickness, military/police pensioner ID, with the entry of competent pension authority about deciding him/her to be a disabled person to a significant degree or classifying to group I of invalids
  • decision of a medical board for disability and employment or of a military medical board stating disability to a significant degree or classifying to group I of invalids
  • decision of a ZUS practitioner doctor or a KRUS expert doctor, stating total incapability of work and independent existence or incapability of independent existence

9

persons taking care of people referred to in § 9 subpara 1(4-5) and (7-8), only if they accompany those people in the travel (the entitlement applies to only one person taking care)

  • document confirming entitlements of disabled persons

10

persons, who are 70 years of age, i.e. from the date of being 70

  • ID containing the date of birth and photograph

11

ZTM staff as well as employees of the Department of Communication and Transport of GZM during the performance of official duties as well as ticket inspectors of other entities carrying out inspections based on a contract with the ZTM, during performance of ticket inspections

  • ID badge issued by the ZTM
  • valid official ID issued by the GZM

12

Police, Military Police, and Municipal Guard officers during performance of official duties

  • valid official ID

13

passengers on the 22nd September (‘Day without a car’)

  • valid original logbook of a motor vehicle

14

passengers on the 1st of November

 

 

2. The following persons are entitled to concessionary transport:

No

Entity entitled to concessionary transport

The basis or document entitling to concessionary transport

1

children up to 7 years of age (subject to § 9 subpara 1(2) and § 9 subpara 4) till the date of 13th birthday, having the place of residence outside the area of municipalities, members of the GZM

  • declaration of a person taking care of the child when travelling or of a travelling person

2

pupils of primary schools, who are 13 years of age, having the place of residence outside the area of municipalities, members of the GZM, and also of secondary and post-secondary schools, however, no longer than to the end of school year, during which the pupil was 21 years of age, subject to the situation referred to in § 9 subpara 4

  • valid school ID
  • valid school mLegitymacja shown on a mobile device screen

3

students of universities and of higher vocational schools as well as students of teacher-training colleges or teacher-training language colleges and students of social service staff training colleges

  • valid student ID
  • valid Student Electronic ID
  • valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • valid college student ID

4

war veterans and persons having equal entitlements

  • certificate of war veterans and oppressed persons entitlements, issued by a competent institution, other than ZUS

5

injured veterans, receiving a disability pension due to injuries or sicknesses originated in relation to participation in operations abroad

  • valid ID of an injured veteran issued by the Minister of National Defence together with a valid ID of old-age or sickness pensioner

6

pensioners, who are 60 years of age

  • valid ID of old-age or sickness pensioner, issued by a competent pension authority

7

sickness pensioners, subject to § 9 subpara 2(8), receiving a disability (including social) pension

  • valid ID of old-age or sickness pensioner, issued by a competent pension authority

8

persons receiving survivors’ pensions, i.e. only:

a) persons with decisions about total or partial incapability of work

b) widows or widowers, who are 50 years of age

  • decision of ZUS practitioner doctor or medical board with respect to persons specified in § 9 subpara 2(8a)
  • valid ID of old-age or sickness pensioner, issued by a competent pension authority, with respect to persons specified in § 9 subpara 2(8b)

9

retired judges and retired prosecutors (who are 60 years of age) and their spouses (who are 50 years of age), who receive family benefits of deceased judges, retired judges, prosecutors, and retired prosecutors

  • valid judge or prosecutor ID with a relevant entry, issued by a competent pension authority
  • original letter notifying of awarding family benefits of deceased judges, retired judges, prosecutors, and retired prosecutors, issued by a competent pension authority

 

3. Only European Union citizens and family members of EU citizens are entitled to rights specified in § 9 subpara 1(4-8) and § 9 subpara 2(2-9), based on documents confirming their status corresponding to one of entitlements issued in EU Member States together with a travel document or another valid document (containing a photograph), enabling determination of identity and citizenship.

4. A resolution of the GZM Management Board may award entitlements, referred to in § 9 subpara 1(3a and b), to children having the place of residence in the area of municipalities not comprised by the GZM based on agreements concluded between the GZM and municipalities, in the area of which children have the place of residence.

5. Entitlements, referred to in § 9 subpara 1(3-8 and 10) and in subpara 2(2-9) may be encoded on personalised ŚKUP cards in POKs and POPs, after presentation of documents entitling to free or concessionary transport. In the case that a given document has a defined validity date or from the person status a deadline results for the possessed entitlement to free or concessionary travel, the entitlement is recorded on a ŚKUP card only for the given period.

6. If the document entitling to free or concessionary transport does not contain a photograph of the entitled person it is also necessary to have a document with a photograph, enabling identity determination during a journey.

7. In the case of lack of a ŚKUP card or concession encoded on it passengers enjoy free or concessionary transport based on valid documents specified in § 9 subpara 1 and 2.

8. Demands to apply a concession through return of a part of amount due for the previously purchased normal ticket and to exchange a normal ticket into a concessionary one are not satisfied.

9. During the journey a passenger can use only one concession.

Price List

§ 10

1. Ticket prices specified in the Price List are gross prices and include VAT.

2. Only tickets and entitlements specified in § 11 subpara 4, 8 and 13 and ‘METROTICKETS’ specified in § 2 subpara 5(5 and 6) are valid on express lines to the airport.

3. The ZTM Director in particular cases can, for a period not longer than 6 months, introduce deviations from the Price List consisting in: changing the scope of specific ticket types, changing the date of taking effect and the period of promotion (including price related) binding effect, or suspending the validity of selected ticket types.

4. The list of stops and lines, for which deviations from the rule of increasing the fare for ZTM transport services after passing the administrative boundary of a municipality (so-called ‘zone exceptions’), and detailed rules related to their application is regulated separately by a Regulation of the ZTM Director.

§ 11

1. The following single travel/short-term paper tickets are established (not entitling to travel by express lines to the airport):

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

1m/20min

single travel within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 3.40

PLN 1.70

2m/40min

single travel within two neighbouring cities (municipalities) or during 40 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 4.00

PLN 2.00

Sieć (network)
/90min

single travel within three or more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 5.00

PLN 2.50

Bagażowy (Luggage)

ticket for single transport of an animal or luggage valid in the entire area of ZTM network or during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 3.40

 

2. The following promotional prices for single travel/short-term e-tickets are established (not entitling to travel by express lines to the airport):

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

1m/20min

single travel within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 3.00

PLN 1.50

2m/40min

single travel within two neighbouring cities (municipalities) or during 40 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 3.60

PLN 1.80

Sieć (network)
/90min

single travel within three or more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 4.40

PLN 2.20

Bagażowy (Luggage)

ticket for single transport of an animal or luggage in the entire area of ZTM network or during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 3.00

 

2. The following promotional fare prices for single travel/short-term journeys acc. to the distance tariff are established (not entitling to travel by express lines to the airport):

Distance in kilometres

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

up to 1.0 km

PLN 1.60

PLN 0.80

from 1.0 km to 2.0 km

PLN 2.20

PLN 1.10

from 2.0 km to 5.0 km

PLN 2.80

PLN 1.40

from 5.0 km to 9.0 km

PLN 3.40

PLN 1.70

from 9.0 km to 14.0 km

PLN 3.90

PLN 1.95

from 14.0 km to 20.0 km

PLN 4.20

PLN 2.10

more than 20.0 km

PLN 4.40

PLN 2.20

Luggage in the distance tariff

PLN 3.00

 

4. A medium-term ticket entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, including additionally express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

24h + Lotnisko (Airport)

ticket valid for 24 hours from the moment of validation or from the date and time printed on the ticket sold by the vehicle driver

PLN 14

PLN 7

 

5. A medium-term ticket entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Dzienny
(Daily)

ticket valid from the moment of activation till 23:59 of the same day

PLN 10

PLN 5

 

6. A long-term electronic ticket, recorded on a personalised or non-personalised ŚKUP card, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

7-dniowy (day)

ticket valid 7 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 44

PLN 22

 

7. The following electronic long-term tickets recorded on a personalised ŚKUP card are established, not entitling to travel by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Miasto (city) 30

entitles to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines in the area of one selected city (municipality). Ticket valid 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 93

PLN 46.50

Sieć (network) 30

entitles to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines in the entire area of ZTM network.
Ticket valid 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 134

PLN 67

Miasto (city) 90

entitles to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines in the area of one selected city (municipality). Ticket valid 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 236

PLN 118

Sieć (network) 90

entitles to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines in the entire area of ZTM network.
Ticket valid 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 344

PLN 172

Sieć (network) 120

entitles to travel by all bus, tram, and trolleybus lines in the entire area of ZTM network.
Ticket valid 120 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 440

PLN 220

 

8. The following long-term electronic tickets are established, recorded on a personalised ŚKUP card, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM, including additionally express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Lotnisko (airport) 30

ticket valid 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 160

PLN 80

Lotnisko (airport) 90

ticket valid 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 400

PLN 200

 

9. A long-term electronic ticket, recorded on a non-personalised ŚKUP card, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Sieć (network) 30 Okaziciel (bearer)

ticket valid 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 168

PLN 84

 

10. The following multi-journey electronic tickets are established, recorded on a personalised ŚKUP card, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

W -20

entitles to twenty journeys during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 55

PLN 27.50

W -40

entitles to forty journeys during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 100

PLN 50

W -80

entitles to eighty journeys during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 180

PLN 90

 

11. A ‘Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)’ ticket entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Grupowy dla 5 osób (Group for 5 persons)

entitles to a single journey of a group of maximum five persons, in the area of three and more cities (municipalities) or during 90 minutes from the moment of validation

PLN 10

PLN 5

 

12. A long-term electronic annual ticket, recorded on a personalised ŚKUP card, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM is established, except for journeys by express lines to the airport:

Symbol

Ticket type

Ticket price

R ­ 1

the ticket is designed for selling only to operators providing transport services to the ZTM order. Ticket is valid from the 1st January till 31st December of a given year.

PLN 206.25

 

13. The following categories of entitlements for participants of events are established, entitling to travel by all lines of public transport organised by the ZTM, including additionally express lines to the airport:

Number of event participants

Price per person

1 day

2 days

3 days

4 days

Each next day

Offer for local governments operating in the GZM area and belonging to them local government organisational units, both not having legal entity as well as local government legal entities, in particular local government commercial companies and local government cultural institutions

from 50 to 100 persons

PLN 4.00

PLN 7.60

PLN 10.80

PLN 13.60

+ PLN 2.80

from more than 100 to 1000 persons

PLN 3.50

PLN 6.65

PLN 9.45

PLN 11.90

+ PLN 2.45

from more than 1000 to 5000 persons

PLN 3.00

PLN 5.70

PLN 8.10

PLN 10.20

+ PLN 2.10

more than 5000 persons

PLN 2.00

PLN 3.80

PLN 5.40

PLN 6.80

+ PLN 1.40

Offer for the other event organisers

from 50 to 100 persons

PLN 5.00

PLN 9.50

PLN 13.50

PLN 17.00

+ PLN 3.50

from more than 100 to 1000 persons

PLN 4.50

PLN 8.55

PLN 12.15

PLN 15.30

+ PLN 3.15

from more than 1000 to 5000 persons

PLN 4.00

PLN 7.60

PLN 10.80

PLN 13.60

+ PLN 2.80

more than 5000 persons

PLN 3.00

PLN 5.70

PLN 8.10

PLN 10.20

+ PLN 2.10

entitlements can be purchased only for transport of event participants, attended by at least 50 persons, for whom the organiser will purchase entitlements based on a contract concluded with the ZTM, which will also specify tickets distribution rules and form. A possibility to purchase an entitlement valid up to 12 hours is allowed - the value of the entitlement is calculated as 50% of the price stated per 1 day.

 

§ 12

1. Additional charges and a handling fee:

No

Type of additional charge

Amount of charge

1

additional charge for travelling without a valid ticket or without an appropriate transport document. The charge is reduced in cases specified in lines 2) and 3)

PLN 170

2

additional charge for travelling without a valid ticket or without an appropriate transport document payable within 7 days from the date of call for payment issuance

PLN 130

3

additional charge for travelling without a valid ticket or without an appropriate transport document paid to the ticket inspector on the inspection site

PLN 100

4

additional charge for non-payment of the fare for objects or an animal taken to the vehicle or for breaching regulations on their transport, or in the case of missing valid document confirming the entitlement to a concessionary journey. The additional charge is reduced in cases specified in lines 5) and 6)

PLN 85

5

additional charge for non-payment of the fare for objects or an animal taken to the vehicle or for breaching regulations on their transport, or in the case of missing valid document confirming the entitlement to a concessionary journey, payable within 7 days from the date of call for payment issuance

PLN 75

6

additional charge for non-payment of the fare for objects or an animal taken to the vehicle or for breaching regulations on their transport, or in the case of missing valid document confirming the entitlement to a concessionary journey, paid to the ticket inspector on the inspection site

PLN 65

7

additional charge for causing, without a justified reason, a stop, delay, or change of means of transport route

PLN 340

8

handling fee for writing off the additional charge pursuant to § 8subpara 7

PLN 15

 

2. Prices of additional charges are a multiplicity of the cheapest normal single-travel paper ticket price.

3. To additional charges collected in accordance with § 12 subpara 1(1-6) the transport charge is added at the amount corresponding to the price of a paper short-term ticket entitling to travel within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers) - normal or concessionary (if the passenger has such entitlement).

VI. Final Provisions

§ 13

1. The Tariff shall be published by displaying it in the ZTM Public Information Bulletin (BIP) and in POPs. In addition, the Tariff text is available in an electronic form on the Customer Portal and in ticket machines.

2. Excerpts of the Tariff will be prepared, which will be displayed to the public by placing them in vehicles.