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Canal locks

The canal locks of the waterway are opened on request, at specific hours. The lock staff should be notified by phone, half an hour before you plan to pass through the lock. Phone numbers are given below. Before you set off on your cruise, it is worth checking the actual water levels. At high stages on the Vistula River the following locks are closed: Gdańska Głowa, Przegalina and Biała Góra.

Technical specifications  

21 of the locks have dimensions that are typical for the entire IWW E70, i.e. a length of about 57 m and width of about 9 m. Exceptions to this standard are the Czersko Polskie Lock (115 m long and 12 m wide), the Gdańska Głowa Lock (61 m long and 12.5 m wide) and four locks on the Nogat river (approx. 57 m long and 9.5 m wide).

Locks on the Brda River


CZERSKO POLSKIE (at 1.40 km) Opening hours: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 09:00 - 13:00 on request by phone Tel: 52 343 51 11  

MIEJSKA Lock (at 12.40 km) Opening hours: to 30 September: Mon - Fri 08:00 - 19:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 19:00 from 1 October: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00. Tel: 52 322 37 01

Lock on the Bydgoszcz Canal


OKOLE (at 14.80 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 17:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 52 32 25 620  

CZYŻKÓWKO (at 15.97 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 17:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel.: 52 37 97 572  

PRĄDY (at 20.00 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 696 721 036  

OSOWA GÓRA (at 20.97 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Lock staff tel.: 52 37 22 042 

JÓZEFINKI (at 37.20 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel.: 696 720 829  

NAKŁO WSCHÓD (at 38.90 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 608 581 029

Locks on the Noteć River


NAKŁO ZACHÓD (at 42.70 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 606 774 127  

GROMADNO (at 53.40 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 606 774 136  

KROSTKOWO (at 68.20 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 67 28 33 726  

NOWE (at 111.86 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 608 582 351  

WALKOWICE (at 117.73 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 606 774 142


ROMANOWO (at 122.66 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 606 774 143  

LIPICA (at 128.33 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 696 720 877  

PIANÓWKA (at 136.21 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Lock staff tel.: 696 721 029

MIKOŁAJEWO (at 143.14 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 696 721 092  

ROSKO (at 148.84 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 666 879 013, 67 25 63 727  

WRZESZCZYNA (at 155.53 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 67 25 61 096  

WIELEŃ (at 161.50 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 67 2561 065  

DRAWSKO (at 170.97 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 67 25 69 641

KRZYŻ (at 176.20 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays 10:00 - 16:00 Off season: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00 | Sat, Sun and holidays - on request, for a group of vessels, with prior notification to Zarząd Zlewni Noteci (the Noteć River System Administration Board in Bydgoszcz) - Tel 52 37 68 454 and 52 37 68 455 Tel: 67 25 64 254

Lock on the Szkarpawa River


GDAŃSKA GLOWA (at 0.25 km) – Szkarpawa – Vistula Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 19:00 | Sat - Sun 9:00 - 17:00 (weekends in July and August 9:00-19:00), off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - closed. Tel: 55 247 17 07.

Locks on the Nogat River


MICHAŁOWO (at 38.59 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 18:00 | Sat - Sun 8:00 - 16:00 (weekends in July and August 8:00-18:00), off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - closed. Tel: 55 247 14 17  

RAKOWIEC (at 23.95 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 18:00 | Sat - Sun 8:00 - 16:00 (weekends in July and August 8:00-18:00), off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - closed. Tel: 55 247 14 17  

SZONOWO (at 14.50 km) Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 18:00 | Sat - Sun 8:00 - 16:00 (weekends in July and August 8:00-18:00), off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - closed. Tel: 55 272 20 49  

BIAŁA GÓRA (at 0,41 km) Nogat - Vistula Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 18:00 | Sat - Sun 8:00 - 16:00 (weekends in July and August 8:00-18:00), off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - closed. Tel: 55 277 16 91.

Lock on the Martwa Wisła


PRZEGALINA (at 0.55 km) Martwa Wisła - Vistula Opening hours: 1 June - 30 September: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 19:00 | Sat - Sun 9:00 - 17:00, off-season: Mon - Fri 7:00 - 15:00 | Sat - Sun - on prior request; holidays 09:00 - 17:00. Tel: 58 323 93 76

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