Toruń centre

where to stay - accommodation

Piwnice

  • CA-UMK = TCfA = KAA + KRA = optical observatory + radio observatory, administratively part of Physics etc Faculty UMK
  • about 12km from Toruń centre
  • below are the "direct" buses - see "Lulkowo" and "Kowróz" on the timetables at the PKS bus terminal (PKS Toruń now 51% owned by Veolia Environnement - Connex owned by Arriva which is owned by Deutsche Bahn)
  • As of 2018-01-08, the bus line is identified as "Linia 24003 Toruń - Toruń przez Lulkowo"

* google map - the two white spots show the 15m (left, west) and 32m (right, east) radio telescopes

to Piwnice

 6:20 D (mon-fri) _to Kowróz then Lulkowo_ PKS stop 2 (37 min)
 7:40 E (mon-sat)  _to Kowróz then Lulkowo_ PKS stop 2 (37 min)
 9:40 D (mon-fri)  _to Kowróz then Lulkowo_ PKS stop 2 (37 min)
12:30 D (mon-fri)  _to Lulkowo (Kowróz may be the "destination" but it is irrelevant for Piwnice)_ PKS stop *3* (23 min)
14:40 D (mon-fri)  _to Lulkowo (Kowróz may be the "destination" but it is irrelevant for Piwnice)_ PKS stop 2 (23 min)
15:45 E (mon-sat)   _to Lulkowo (Kowróz may be the "destination" but it is irrelevant for Piwnice)_ PKS stop 2 (23 min)
17:45 Dm (mon-fri)  _to Lulkowo (Kowróz may be the "destination" but it is irrelevant for Piwnice)_ PKS stop (?) (23 min)
?? evening - not yet known - 20:30 Fm (mon-fri) 
?? evening - not yet known - 22:40 Fm (mon-fri) 

almost all of these are cancelled on public holidays; "m" means cancelled also on 24.XII and 31.XII

to Toruń

These mostly match the above, since they are the same circular bus trips from Toruń to Toruń, except for the 06:18 bus, which starts at 06:00 from Ostaszewo:
06:18 D (mon-fri) heading East  (23 min)
06:58 D (mon-fri) heading East (23 min)
08:18 E (mon-sat) heading East (23 min)
10:18 D (mon-fri) heading East (23 min)
12:53 D (mon-fri) heading West (37 min)
15:03 D (mon-fri) heading West (37 min)
16:08 E (mon-sat) heading West (37 min)
18:08 Dm (mon-fri) heading West (37 min)

pre-2018

As of 2018-01-08, the old timetable below appears to have become obsolete. During roughly 2002-2017, the timetable changed by at most about one or two minutes every few years or so.

to Piwnice

 5:45 F (mon-fri) 
 6:40 A (mon-sat) 
 8:30 F (mon-fri) 
12:00 F (mon-fri) 
14:40 F (mon-fri) 
15:30 F (mon-fri) 
17:40 U (sun-sat) 
20:30 Fm (mon-fri) 
22:40 Fm (mon-fri) 

virtually all these are cancelled on public holidays

to Toruń

 6:08 F (mon-fri) 
 7:02 A (mon-sat) 
 8:53 F (mon-fri) 
12:22 F (mon-fri) 
15:03 F (mon-fri) 
15:52 F (mon-fri) 
18:03 U (sun-sat) 
20:52 Fm (mon-fri) 
24:01 Fm (mon-fri) 

General warning: the above buses go from Toruń to Toruń, sometimes in one direction, sometimes in the opposite direction.

There are two bus stops at Piwnice, one in each direction. Check with locals that you have chosen the correct direction.

letter code

  • A - Nie kursuje w niedziele i święta
    • does NOT run on Sundays, holidays
  • F - Kursuje w dni robocze od poniedziałku do piątku
    • does run on working days Mon-Fri
  • m - Nie kursuje w Wigilię i przeddzień Nowego Roku
    • does NOT run on Christmas Eve nor on New Year's Eve
  • U - Nie kursuje w pierwszy dzień Świąt Bożego Narodzenia i w pierwszy dzień Świąt Wielkanocnych
    • does NOT run on Christmas Day nor on Easter
Topic revision: r6 - 26 Jan 2018, BoudRoukema
 
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