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Sosnowiec - city located in the south of Poland in the Silesian Voivodeship. A county capital neighbouring Katowice, and a mining and industrial region, it was one of the largest cities in the Silesian Voivodeship and Upper Silesian Industry Area.

Triangular town square in front of the train station, called by locals "The Frying Pan"

Get in

By plane

The Katowice-Pyrzowice airport in Pyrzowice (32 km from Sosnowiec) is an airport for domestic and European flights to following cities:

By train

Sosnowiec Main (Główny) Railway Station is located in the city center. Trains from all parts of Poland and other countries arrive at Central Station. There are about 12 trains per day between Warsaw and Sosnowiec, and many more between: Katowice and Sosnowiec.

By car

The main approaches to Sosnowiec are:

  • from Kraków on the A-4 motorway; Sosnowiec is about 60 km westward of Kraków
  • from Wrocław on the A-4 motorway; Sosnowiec is about 180 km eastward of Wrocław
  • from Warsaw on the E-67 European main road; Sosnowiec is about 300 km south of Warsaw
  • from Cieszyn (on the southern border) on the E-75 European main road; Sosnowiec is about 70 km north of Cieszyn

Sosnowiec has no big car parks system but there are many small car parks along the roads in the city center.

Get around


New Schön Palace
Sielecki Castle
  • Eclectic New Schön Palace





  • Cinema City - Sosnowiec Plaza, 2 Sienkiewicza Street. Modern multiplex type cinema with 6 screens.
  • Helios. 32b Modrzejowska Street modern multiplex type cinema with approx 4 screens.





  • U Renarda. Zamkowa 2, - restaurant and winery.



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