TARIFF

Publication date: 17.10.2022

 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 the ‘Price List’, and the rules of use for the urban transport organised by the Metropolitan Transport Authority, hereinafter referred to as the ‘ZTM’.

I. Rules of transport use

§ 2

  1. Passengers can travel by vehicles of the urban 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 has been 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 using the e-purse on a ŚKUP card,

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

6) an e-ticket purchased via the Mobile Passenger Application, linked to a ŚKUP card - Mobile ŚKUP, hereinafter referred to as ‘Mobile Passenger Application’, or using other mobile applications enabling the ZTM tickets purchase, which current list is published on the ZTM website,

7) valid paper or electronic tickets, specified in sub-para 4,

8) 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 sub-para 3, for which:

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

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

3.The ZTM can issue supplementary tickets used only as extra charges to single-ride/short-term paper tickets: ‘Dzienny (Daily)’ and ‘Grupowy (Group)’.

4. Apart from tickets specified herein passengers can travel in the means of urban transport organised by the ZTM also based on tickets issued by the Koleje Śląskie Sp. z o.o., hereinafter referred to as the ‘KŚ’:

1) single and monthly tickets under the ‘Orange Tariff’,

2) tickets from the ‘Silesian Ticket’ offer,

3) tickets from the ‘SUPERTICKET’ offer,

4) tickets from the ‘Silesia 24’ and ‘EuroSilesia 24’ offer,

5) tickets specified in Annex 1 to the Tariff.

5. Detailed conditions for using the tickets, referred to in sub-para 4, are specified by the KŚ Transport Tariff, with the reservation that provisions applicable to the tickets inspections, additional charges, transport of things and animals included in the ‘Regulations on persons and luggage transport in the urban transport organised by the ZTM’ are in force in the means of urban transport organised by the ZTM, as well as the order regulations of the ZTM, had they been established.

§ 3

  1. The following types of tickets are established, which detailed scope of validity is specified by § 11:

1) single-ride/short-term issued in a paper and electronic form:

a) ‘20 minutes’,

b) ‘40 minutes’,

c) ‘90 minutes’,

2) fare for a single/short-term ride according to the distance tariff,

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

a) ‘24h + Kolej’ (Railway),

b) ‘Dzienny’ (Daily), 

4)  long-term issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘Network 7’,

b) ‘City 30’,

c) ‘2 Cities 30’,

d) ‘Network 30’,

e) ‘City 90’,

f) ‘2 Cities 90’,

g) ‘Network 90’,

h) ‘Network 180’,

i) ‘Network 30 Bearer’

j)  ‘R-1’,

5)  multi-ride issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘W-20’,

b) ‘W-40’,

c) ‘W-80’,

6) Monthly METROBILETY (METROTICKETS) issued in an electronic form:

a) ‘Katowice Zone’,

b) ‘Red’,

c) ‘Blue’,

d) ‘Orange’,

e) ‘Green’,

f) ‘Yellow’,

g)‘Entire Metropolis’,  

7)  ‘Group’ 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 the tickets use are determined:

1) the validity period of single-ride/short-term and ‘Daily’ 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 sub-para 14, and expires, subject to sub-para 10 (2) and sub-paras 15 and 16, after the time determined on the ticket, except for the ‘90 minutes’ ticket, which is also valid till the end of journey at a single ride,

2) the validity period of ‘24h + Railway’ paper tickets starts from the date and hour given at the moment of its purchase; the validity period of ‘24h + Railway’ recorded on a ŚKUP card starts at the moment of ticket activation in a validator and, in the case of purchase via the ‘Kup i jedź’ (Buy and Go) option in the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications, from the date and time of its purchase, and expires each time after twenty four hours, 

3) the validity period for single-ride/short-term electronic tickets starts at the moment of ticket recorded on a ŚKUP card activation in a validator, or its purchase or fare payment in the vehicle by means of the e-purse on a ŚKUP card, by a payment card, by the ‘Buy and Go’ option in the Mobile Passenger Application, or by other mobile applications, and expires, subject to sub-para 10(2) and sub-paras 15 and 16, at the moment of elapse of time, for which the ticket was purchased, except for the ‘90 minutes’ ticket, which is also valid till the end of journey at a single ride,

4) the validity period of electronic ‘Daily’ ticket starts at the moment of ticket recorded on a ŚKUP card activation in a validator during the first ride, or its purchase in the vehicle by means of the e-purse on a ŚKUP card, by a payment card, by the ‘Buy and Go’ option in the Mobile Passenger Application, or by other mobile applications, and expires at 23:59 on the day of ticket activation, 

5) the validity period of long-term tickets starts on the date of activation selected during the purchase, and expires, subject to sub-para 6, depending on the type of selected ticket, appropriately after: 7, 30, 90, or 180 consecutive days starting from the date indicated during the purchase,

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

7) the validity period of METROTICKETS starts from the activation date selected during the purchase, counting from the first day of its validity, where the month should be understood as the period between day ‘n’ of the given month (the first day of ticket validity) and day ‘n-1’ of the next month, inclusive (the last day of ticket validity), 

8) the validity period of multi-ride tickets starts on the date of activation selected at the moment of purchase and ends after 180 consecutive days or after using up the available limit of rides,

9) the validity period of a ‘Group’ ticket starts at the moment of its validation or activation in a validator in a vehicle, or its purchase by means of the ‘Buy and Go’ option in the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications, or at the moment of marking it by an authorised person, subject to sub-para 14, and expires, subject to sub-para 10 (2) and sub-para 15 and 16, after the elapse of 90 minutes, or after the end of journey at a single ride,

10) the ‘Daily’ ticket, at a normal price, authorises to take for a ride by the ZTM urban transport, within the ticket’s validity period, one additional person on Saturdays, Sundays, and other statutory holidays (non-working days),

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

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

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

1) validate (except for ‘24h ‘Railway’ ticket with the date and time given during the purchase) or activate the ticket in a validator installed in the vehicle and keep it during the entire ride, or

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

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

4) purchase the ticket by means of the ‘Buy and Go’ option in the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications, or

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

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

5. Passengers, using medium-term ‘24h + Railway’ tickets, at the moment of its purchase shall enter the name and surname, and in the case of tickets purchase in an electronic form, recorded on a ŚKUP card, also activate the ticket in a validator in ZTM vehicles during the first ride.

6. Passengers using long-term or multi-ride tickets shall select the date of ticket validity start during their purchase. In addition, users of multi-ride tickets during each ride shall immediately, after entering the vehicle, each time register the ride in a ŚKUP validator.

7. Passengers using long-term tickets: ‘2 Cities 30’ or ‘2 Cities 90’ may travel in the area of two cities (municipalities) selected during the purchase. If the selected two cities (municipalities) are not neighbours, the ticket does not entitle to travel in the area of cities (municipalities) situated between the selected cities (municipalities).

8.METROTICKETS and ‘24h + Railway tickets entitle to an unlimited number of rides by KŚ trains included in the timetable (excluding trains, in which a special tariff is applicable and trains of commercial nature), travelling on a given line on the section defined by railway stops and in the Katowice zone (all railway stops in the area of the city of Katowice), and in the case of ‘24h + Railway’ tickets and ‘Entire Metropolis’ Metrotickets, in the entire area of the Upper Silesian-Zagłębie Metropolis, hereinafter referred to as the ‘GZM’, and also to an unlimited number of rides by all means of urban transport organised by the ZTM, excluding the ‘Katowice Zone’ ticket, which entitles to an unlimited number of rides only in the area of the city (municipality) of Katowice in relation to all railway and ZTM urban transport stops. METROTICKETS ‘Red’ and ‘Entire Metropolis’, and ‘24h + Railway’ tickets entitle also to an unlimited number of rides on the Katowice - Sławków section served by the POLREGIO S.A., hereinafter referred to as ‘POLREGIO’ (excluding trains, in which a special tariff is applicable and trains of commercial nature). Provisions applicable to the tickets inspection, the method for determination of additional charges on transport of persons, things and animals taken to transport, as well as the amount of the handling fee are in force in KŚ and POLREGIO trains, and also the order regulations effective in the case of those carriers.

9. Passengers using the ‘Group’ ticket shall validate it or activate in a way specified in sub-para 3 (9) and to keep the validated ticket during the entire ride. All persons travelling based on one concessionary ‘Group’ ticket must be entitled to concessionary travels.

10. Tariffs, which details are specified in the Price List, are binding in the urban transport organised by the ZTM:

1) zone - in which the amount of fare depends on the number of passed zones (municipalities),

2) time - in which the amount of fare depends on the travel time, reflected in the timetable, 

3) distance - in which the amount of fare 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.

11.In the case of the zone tariff the zone is passed 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 at all stops, a zone stop is the last stop within a municipality, at which a bus of such a 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 sub-para. 3.

12. In the case of single/short-term rides according to the distance tariff, passengers paying the fare shall each time register the exit from the vehicle by placing a card at a validator before leaving the vehicle. The lack of exit registration means, that the passenger travelled till the end of specific journey route.

13. The ticket is valid, subject to § 2 sub-para 2, § 3 sub-para 2, and § 3 sub-para 5, 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, if required by the ticket type.

14. If there is no validator stamp on a paper ticket after an attempt to validate it or in the case of stating a validator failure in the vehicle, the passenger shall go to another validator and retry to validate the ticket. In the situation of failure of all validators for paper tickets 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 ride based on a paper ticket marked by the driver. If all validators for e-tickets have failed, having informed the vehicle driver of the fact, the passenger can continue the journey based on the ticket or funds possessed on the ŚKUP card.

15. In the case of a vehicle failure or damage during the journey, or operation on a given route of substitute transport, passengers possessing valid tickets are entitled to continue the travel based on that ticket by a vehicle of the same or another line, including vehicles of the substitute transport. If such a situation arises, passengers can travel with a single-ride/short-term or ‘Group’ ticket within limits of the ticket validity, with the reservation that during a transfer to the substitute transport the validity period is extended by the time of waiting for the transfer.

16. In the case, where due to a vehicle delay, the travel time of a passenger based on the held single-ride/short-term ticket will be shortened as compared with the timetable travel time, the validity period of such tickets shall be extended by this delay.

§ 4

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

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

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

3) in vehicles, by paying the fare from the ŚKUP card e-purse, or buying the ticket at the moment of starting the journey by means of the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications,

4) in devices installed inside vehicles, by means of payment cards, in vehicles where such a sale has been started.

2.Sales of electronic tickets: ‘Group’ and medium-term tickets are sold via Internet on the Customer Portal or by saving them on a ŚKUP card at points of sales, POPs, ticket machines, by means of the Mobile Passenger Application, and ‘Daily’ ticket also in the equipment installed in vehicles. Tickets may also be purchased before starting a ride, without the need to save them on a ŚKUP card, by means of the ‘Buy and go’ option in the Mobile Passenger Application, and in other mobile applications.

3. Long-term and multi-ride tickets are sold, subject to sub-para 4, via Internet on the Customer Portal or by saving them on a ŚKUP card at points of sales, POPs, and ticket machines. Tickets may be purchased also by means of the Mobile Passenger Application.

4. Detailed rules for R-1 annual tickets, encoded on personalised ŚKUP cards, distribution are determined by the Management Board of the GZM, and by the 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-ride/short-term tickets are sold at points of sales, POPs, ticket machines, and from the vehicle driver, subject to sub-paras 6-9,

2) '24h + Railway’, ‘Group’, and ‘Daily’ tickets are sold in ticket machines.

6. Vehicle drivers sell only normal and concessionary ‘90 minutes’ tickets.

7. Vehicle drivers can sell paper tickets printed out from the ŚKUP system in vehicles, in which such a sale has been started. Such tickets do not need validation.

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

9.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.Passengers can transport an animal or luggage pursuant to rules specified in the ‘Regulations on persons and luggage transport in the urban transport organised by the ZTM’.

2. No additional fares are collected for the transport of an animal or luggage.

II. Tickets return

§ 6

1. Holders of METROTICKETS, long-term or multi-ride tickets are entitled to such a ticket return without deduction of additional charges, prior to the start of the ticket validity period.

2. In the case of returning a METROTICKET, long-term, subject to sub-para 3, or multi-ride 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, and in the case of a multi-ride ticket also considering the number of registered rides. Returns cannot result in circumvention of regulations on ticket prices.

3. Long-term ‘Network 180’ tickets, which validity period has already started, cannot be returned.

4. Ticket returns are carried out at POPs.

5. 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 (i.e. Dz.U. of 2020, item 8).

2. Ticket inspectors and vehicle drivers, altogether referred to as ‘inspectors’, are authorised to check, whether passengers travel based on valid tickets, and whether enjoying free or concessionary travels, also for tickets, referred to in § 2 sub-para 4, they have relevant entitlement documents. 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. Passengers using tickets purchased by means of the Mobile Passenger Application linked to a non-personalised ŚKUP card shall present this card during the ticket inspection.

2. The obligation to show a document entitling to free transport does not apply to passengers, who will present a personalised ŚKUP card, on which this entitlement has been encoded or who enjoy entitlement specified in § 9 sub-para 1 (14) or (15). This obligation does not apply also to passengers entitled to concessionary transport, who will show a personalised ŚKUP card or the Mobile Passenger Application linked to this card, on which this entitlement has been encoded. If the Mobile Passenger Application has been used, the inspector can request to present an ID.

3. In the cases, referred to in sub-para 4, inspectors collect an additional charge and the proper fare, hereinafter referred to as ‘transport charge’, or issue a report - call for payment. The report - call for payment replaces a ticket and entitles to continue the ride in a given vehicle till the end of the given journey.

4. The additional charge and the transport charge shall be imposed for travelling without a document entitling to free or concessionary travel, except for the situation described in sub-para 2, or without an appropriate transport document, which in particular is understood as travelling:

1) without a valid paper or electronic ticket, or without paying the fare in the distance tariff,

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 sub-para 14 and § 8 sub-para 10),

4) with a non-activated e-ticket or a multi-ride ticket non-registered in the given vehicle,

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

6) with a personal ticket saved in the Mobile Passenger Application linked to a personalised ŚKUP of another person,

7) with the use of tickets purchased by means of the Mobile Passenger Application linked to a non-personalised ŚKUP card without having that card during the ride,

8) with a ticket purchased by means of the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications after the start of tickets inspection in the vehicle,

9) with a paper ticket validated after the start of tickets inspection in a given vehicle,

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

11) with a paper ‘24h + Railway’ ticket, used by another person than that, whose name and surname is printed on the ticket,

12)  with a paper ticket validated many times,

13)  with a paper ticket damaged to such extent, that it is impossible to verify its validity,

14) with a paper ticket bearing traces of  interference (e.g. chemical or mechanical),

15) with a ticket of value lower as against the amount of fare required in the Price List for the ride carried out by the passenger,

16) with a ticket of transport organiser other than the ZTM or another railway ticket than those specified in § 2 sub-para 4,

17) with a ticket withdrawn from circulation.

5. The amount of the additional charge, referred to in sub-para 3, is specified in the Price List. The Price List, subject to sub-para 6, specifies also the reduction of the additional charge if:

1) it is paid on site to the inspector,

2) it is paid within 14 days, counting from the date of its issuance,

3) if the ride without a valid transport document was carried out up to 3 days from the expiry date of the last personal ticket; the condition to reduce the charge consists in having continuity of purchasing personal, long-term tickets, or METROTICKETS; the continuity is understood as a situation, where within recent 6 months before charging the additional charge, the total period of such tickets validity was at least 170 days,

4) if the passenger with a single-ride/short-term ‘20 minutes’, ‘40 minutes’, or ‘90 minutes’ ticket was travelling longer than the time specified in the Tariff, where the maximum exceeding of the time cannot last longer than 10% of the ticket validity, i.e. 2, 4, or 9 minutes, respectively; in such a case on the confirmation of the additional charge the inspector marks a relevant note,

5) if the passenger within 14 days, counting from the date of the additional charge issuance, will buy, for his/her personalised ŚKUP card or Mobile Passenger Application linked to it, a ‘Network 180’ ticket, which validity starts on the date of purchase.

6.The amount of the additional charge, referred to in sub-para 5 (3-5), is reduced, when the passenger does not have other liabilities to the ZTM due to unpaid additional charges, and within 14 days of its issuance will show up at a POP and will apply for the additional charge reduction, and with the application he/she will present a document confirming paying a reduced charge or will pay it on site.

7. For causing, without a justified reason, a stop or a change of vehicle’s route, the passenger shall pay an additional charge, which amount is specified in the Price List.

8. The additional charge and the transport charge, referred to in sub-para 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 and presents one of the following documents:

1) his/her personalised ŚKUP card, which he/she did not have during the inspection, with a saved electronic medium-term, long-term, or METROTICKET, which validity period covered the date or date and time of inspection and was valid for travelling in the given vehicle, provided that this ticket was purchased before the inspection start,

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

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

4) a medium-term ticket purchased before the inspection start via the Mobile Passenger Application linked to his/her personalised ŚKUP card, which validity period covered the date and time of inspection,  

5) a paper ‘24h + Railway’ ticket, purchased before the inspection start, which validity period covered the date and time of inspection, and contains passenger’s name and surname,

6) the ticket, referred to in § 2 sub-para 4, containing passenger’s name and surname, which, in the case of monthly tickets specified in § 2 sub-para 4 (1-3 and 5), covered by its validity period the date of inspection, and in the case of tickets specified in § 2 sub-para 4 (4) the date and time of inspection and was valid for travelling in the given vehicle. The presented tickets must have been purchased before the inspection start.

9.The additional charge and the transport charge, referred to in sub-para 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 and declares, and an entry in the ŚKUP system confirms, having an electronic medium-term, long-term ticket or METROTICKET on his/her personalised ŚKUP card, which validity period covered the date and time of tickets inspection, and was valid for travelling in the given vehicle, and its reading during the inspection was impossible, which has been recorded by the inspector on the additional charge form. 

10. The additional charge and the transport 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 vehicles of ZTM urban transport, or resulted from a failure of the Mobile Passenger Application or other mobile applications (does not apply to a failure of passenger’s device).

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 valid 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 in 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

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 (subject to sub-para 4):

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

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

  • entitlements encoded on the ŚKUP card based on a valid document, containing the child’s name and surname as well as the date of birth, confirming the place of child’s residence (e.g. a school ID, school mLegitymacja presented on the screen of a mobile device, certificate issued by: the city/municipality office, school, kindergarten, social welfare centre, foundations organising places of stay for refugees), and if all the aforementioned documents do not provide the information about the address of the place of residence, additionally it is indispensable to submit at the POP by a parent/legal guardian of the child or the child, which is 13 years old, a written statement about the child’s place of residence

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 disability or disability degree deciding team,
  • 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 the 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 sub-para 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 sub-para 1(4-5) and (7-8), only if they accompany those people during 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 GZM Department of Communication and Transport during the performance of official duties as well as ticket inspectors of the ZTM and 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 of September (‘Day without a car’)

  • valid original logbook of a motor vehicle

14

passengers on the 1st of November

 

15

passengers during rides on the section Katowice Dworzec - Katowice Sądowa or Katowice Sądowa - Katowice Dworzec by ZTM bus lines, which start or finish their routes on the Katowice Sądowa or Katowice Dworzec stops.

 

The following persons are entitled to concessionary travels:

No

Entity entitled to concessionary transport

The basis or document entitling to concessionary transport

1

children from 7 years to the date of 13th birthday, subject to sub-para 1 (2, 3) and sub-para 4

  • 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, and also of secondary and post-secondary schools, however, no longer than to the end of the school year, during which the pupil was 21 years of age, subject to the situation referred to in sub-para 1 (3) and sub-para 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 Student mLegitymacja shown on a mobile device screen
  • valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • valid ID of a college student

4

anti-communist opposition members or persons oppressed due political reasons with a confirmed status of an anti-communist opposition member or a person oppressed due to political reasons, as well as war veterans and persons having equal entitlements

  • ID of an anti-communist opposition member or a person oppressed due to political reasons issued by the Head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression
  • 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 actions abroad

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

6

pensioners, who are 60 years of age

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

7

sickness pensioners, subject to sub-para 2 (8), receiving a disability (including social) pension

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

9

retired judges and retired prosecutors (who are 60 years of age) as well as 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
  1. Only European Union citizens and family members of EU citizens are entitled to rights specified in sub-para 1 (4-8) and sub-para 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.
  2. A resolution of the GZM Management Board may award entitlements, referred to in sub-para 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.
  3. Entitlements, referred to in sub-para 1 (3-8 and 10) and in sub-para 2 (2-9) may be encoded on personalised ŚKUP cards in POPs, after presentation of documents entitling to free or concessionary transport. If a given document has a defined validity date or a deadline results from the person status for the possessed entitlement to free or concessionary travel, the entitlement is recorded on a ŚKUP card only for the given period.
  4. 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 ride.
  5. 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.
  6. During the ride passengers can use only one concession.

Price List

§ 10

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

2.In particular cases the ZTM Director can introduce, based on a separate Regulation, for a period not longer than 6 months, 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.

3.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, are regulated separately by a Regulation of the ZTM Director.

4. Because of the carried out repairs of railway lines or other prolonged changes in the traffic organisation, deviations from the Price List are introduced, related to mutual honouring of tickets issued by other public transport organisers or railway carriers. The list of deviations from the Price List and detailed rules of their validity are specified by Attachment 1 to this Tariff.

5. The other deviations from the Price List require a separate Resolution of the GZM Management Board.

§ 11

The following prices for single-ride/short-term paper tickets are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

20 minutes

valid during 20 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 4.60

PLN 2.30

40 minutes

valid during 40 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 5.60

PLN 2.80

90 minutes

valid during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers) or till the end of a single journey

PLN 6.60

PLN 3.30

 

The following promotional prices for single-ride/short-term e-tickets are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

20 minutes

valid during 20 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 4.00

PLN 2.00

40 minutes

valid during 40 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers)

PLN 5.00

PLN 2.50

90 minutes

valid during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers) or till the end of a single journey

PLN 6.00

PLN 3.00

 

The following fares for single/short-term rides in the distance tariff are established:

 

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

up to 1.0 km

PLN 2.00

PLN 1.00

from 1.0 km to 2.0 km

PLN 2.60

PLN 1.30

from 2.0 km to 5.0 km

PLN 3.20

PLN 1.60

from 5.0 km to 9.0 km

PLN 3.80

PLN 1.90

from 9.0 km to 14.0 km

PLN 4.40

PLN 2.20

from 14.0 km to 20.0 km

PLN 5.00

PLN 2.50

more than 20.0 km

PLN 5.60

PLN 2.80

 

The following prices of medium-term paper and electronic tickets are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Daily

valid on the entire ZTM network from the moment of activation till 23:59 of the same day

PLN 12

PLN 6

24h + Railway

personal ticket valid for 24 hours, pursuant to rules specified in § 3 sub-para 3 (2), on the entire ZTM network and on all railway lines served by the KŚ within the GZM area, and also on the Katowice - Sławków section served by the POLREGIO

PLN 24

PLN 12

 

The following price of a long-term e-ticket is established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Network 7

valid on the entire ZTM network during 7 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 55

PLN 27.50

The following prices of long-term personal e-tickets are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

City 30

valid in the area of one selected city (municipality) during 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 109

PLN 54.50

2 Cities 30

valid in the area of two selected cities (municipalities) during 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 149

PLN 74.50

Network 30

valid on the entire ZTM network during 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 175

PLN 87.50

City 90

valid in the area of one selected city (municipality) during 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 260

PLN 130

2 Cities 90

valid in the area of two selected cities (municipalities) during 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 359

PLN 179.50

Network 90

valid on the entire ZTM network during 90 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 399

PLN 199.50

The following price of a long-term personal e-ticket is established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Network 180

valid on the entire ZTM network during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 550

PLN 275

The following price of a long-term bearer e-ticket is established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Network 30 bearer

valid on the entire ZTM network during 30 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 210

PLN 105

The following prices of multi-ride personal e-tickets are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

M-20

entitles to 20 single rides on the entire ZTM network during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 60

PLN 30

M-40

entitles to 40 single rides on the entire ZTM network during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 110

PLN 55

M-80

entitles to 80 single rides on the entire ZTM network during 180 days from the date selected during the purchase

PLN 200

PLN 100

The following prices of monthly personal electronic METROTICKETS are established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Katowice Zone

valid in the area of the city of Katowice: in the transport organised by the ZTM and on all lines served by the KŚ

PLN 159

PLN 79.50

Red

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on the Dąbrowa Górnicza Sikorka – Katowice Zone (including) section of the railway line served by the KŚ, and also on the Katowice - Sławków section served by the POLREGIO

PLN 220

PLN 110

Blue

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on the Nowy Bieruń – Katowice Zone (including) section of the railway line served by the KŚ

PLN 220

PLN 110

Orange

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on the following sections of railway lines served by the KŚ: Tychy Lodowisko - Katowice Zone (including), Łaziska Górne Brada – Katowice Zone (including), and Kobiór - Katowice Zone (including)

PLN 220

PLN 110

Green

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on the following sections of railway lines served by the KŚ: Gliwice - Katowice Zone (including), and Knurów - Gliwice

PLN 220

PLN 110

Yellow

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on the following sections of railway lines served by the KŚ: Tarnowskie Góry - Katowice Zone (including), and Bytom - Gliwice

PLN 220

PLN 110

Entire Metropolis

valid on the entire network in the transport organised by the ZTM and on all railway lines served by the KŚ within the GZM area, and also on the Katowice - Sławków section served by the POLREGIO

PLN 299

PLN 149.50

The following price of a paper and electronic ‘Group’ ticket is established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Normal ticket price

Concessionary ticket price

Group

entitles a group of maximum five persons to travel during 90 minutes from the moment of validation (with a possibility of transfers) or till the end of a single journey

PLN 13

PLN 6.50

The following price of a long-term annual personal e-ticket is established:

 

Name

Scope of validity

Ticket price

R­1

designed for selling only to operators providing transport services to the ZTM order, valid from the 1st of January to the 31st of December of the given year

PLN 260

The following categories of entitlements for event participants are established:

 

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

The following amounts of additional charges and handling fees are established:

 

No

Type of 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 2-4

PLN 550

2

additional charge for travelling without a valid ticket or without an appropriate transport document payable within 14 days from the date of call for payment issuance

PLN 300

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 200

4

additional charge for travelling without a valid ticket or without an appropriate transport document, reduced pursuant to § 8 sub-para 5 (3-5)

PLN 50

5

additional charge for travelling without a valid document confirming the entitlement to concessionary travels. The charge is reduced in cases specified in lines 6 and 7

PLN 250

6

additional charge for travelling without a valid document confirming the entitlement to concessionary travels, payable within 14 days from the date of call for payment issuance

PLN 125

7

additional charge for travelling without a valid document confirming the entitlement to concessionary travels, paid to the ticket inspector on the inspection site

PLN 100

8

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

PLN 600

9

handling fee for writing off the additional charge pursuant to § 8 sub-para 8

PLN 20

  1. The transport charge is added to additional charges collected in accordance with sub-para 1 (1-7) at the amount corresponding to the price of a paper single-ride/short-term normal or concessionary (in the case of a passenger holding such entitlement) ticket entitling to travel within one city (municipality) or during 20 minutes from the moment of validation.

VI. Final Provisions

§ 13

1. The Tariff and the Regulations, referred to in § 10 sub-paras 2 and 3, shall be published by displaying in the ZTM Public Information Bulletin and in POPs. In addition, the Tariff text is available in an electronic form on the Customer Portal and in ticket machines, in which the full ticket offer is available.

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

3. Provisions of § 3 sub-para 1 (4h), § 6 sub-para 3, and § 11 sub-para 7 are effective till the 31st of March 2023. The ticket validity, referred to in § 11 sub-para 7, must start by the 31st of March 2023. The purchased tickets remain valid and are used in accordance with the rules resulting from this tariff in the wording till the 31st of March 2023.

4. Provisions of § 8 sub-para 5 (3-5) and sub-para 6, and § 12 sub-para 1 (4) are effective till the 31st of March 2023.