Ciechocinek is a well-known spa town in central Poland, due to large salt deposits. It started to develop in 19th century and preserved many historic structures from Belle Époque. The town is located at the Vistula river in Kuyavian-Pomeranian province, about 20 km south-east of the city of Toruń in historic land of Cuiavia (Kujawy).
Ciechocinek is located about 4 km from A1 motorway between Włocławek and Toruń. From the exit you have to take the road nr 266 to the town centre.
Ciechocinek is well connected by bus with many Polish cities. There are numberous intercity connections with Bydgoszcz, Płock, Toruń, Włocławek, Warsaw, and at least one connection with Białystok, Częstochowa, Gdańsk, Lublin, Łódź, Kielce, Koszalin, Rzeszów, Szczecin. The timetable you may find here. Major bus station is in front of the historic railway station and is called Kopernika (D. K.).
There are many local bus connections with Toruń and Aleksandrów Kujawski. A ticket to Toruń costs around 10 zł (~2.50 €), and to Aleksandrów around 3 zł (~0.75€).
Closest major train station is located in Aleksandrów Kujawski, 7 km away. From there you can get a direct train to many Polish cities, like Gdańsk, Bydgoszcz, Toruń, Łódź, Warsaw, Lublin, Cracow, Katowice. Check this website for the timetable.
Until recent times there was a regular direct train connection between Ciechocinek and Aleksandrów Kujawski. Recently it was available only in summer, but the future of the line is unclear.
The best way to discover the town is on foot.
There are relatively many taxis available though, due to large population of pensioners. To call a taxi you can use one of those numbers:
You may also visit the city with horse cabs.
You can buy local salt, produced traditional way with graduation towers.
Ciechocinek tourism website is available in Polish, English, German, French and Russian.