Good to know before travelling

Foreign Consulates in Gdansk

A list of foreign embassies and consulates in Gdansk can be found here.


Electric power is 230 Volts, 50 Hertz alternating current. Outlets take plugs with two round pins. In any case, please take adaptors for different plug types with you. Please make sure that the electrical devices you will be using (computers, mobile phone chargers, electric shavers, etc.) are suitable for this voltage, otherwise transformers or batteries are advisable.

Local currency

The official currency of Poland is the Zloty (PLN). The exchange rate is approximately 1 EUR to 4.7 PLN (1 USD to 4.15 PLN). Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 09:00/10:00 to 18:00. Exchange offices can be found all around Gdansk, and are clearly marked. ATMs are widely available around the city and shops accept major credit cards.

Local time

Official language

Official language is Polish.
English is widely spoken.


In September, Gdansk enjoys pleasant days. The average maximum temperature range between 15 to 20 ºC while the average minimum is 8 ºC. You should prepare for the rain too.

Current weather conditions in Gdansk.