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LOT Polish Airlines (LO) is Poland’s national airline.

Other airlines serving Poland include Aeroflot, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Air France, Easyjet, El Al, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SAS and Swiss.

Approximate flight times

From Warsaw to:
   London is 2 hours

 Frankfurt/M is 1 hour 50 minutes

 Prague is 1 hour 20 minutes
International airports

Warsaw (WAW) (Okecie) is 10km southwest of the city (travel time – 20-40 minutes by bus; 20-30 minutes by taxi). Duty free facilities are available. Airport facilities include banks and bureaux de change, post office, bars and restaurants, left-luggage facilities, tourist information services and car hire (Avis, Budget, Hertz, National and Thrifty).

Kraków (KRK) (Balice John Paul II) is 16km west of the city centre. Taxis and buses are available. Airport facilities include bureau de change, bar and car hire (Ann, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz).Duty free facilities are available in the departure hall.

Wroclaw (WRO) (Strachowice) is 8km from the city centre. Airport facilities include a duty free shop, post office, bank, restaurants and shops. Buses, taxis and car hire are available as well. There is a daily connection to Frankfurt/M and twice weekly (Thursday and Sunday) to Düsseldorf.

Katowice (KTW) is 34km from the city. There are connections to Frankfurt/M, Copenhagen and Munich daily.

Gdansk (GDN) is the most common entry point to northern Poland.

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Pol Ferries operates between Poland and Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

For more information, contact the Polish National Tourist Office (see Contact Addresses section) or Pol Ferries, ul. Chalubinskiego 8, 00-613, Warsaw (tel: (22) 830 0930; fax: (22) 830 0071; e-mail: info@polferries.pl). Tickets can also be bought from travel agents or the ferry terminal (tel: (58) 343 1887).


Polish State Railways (PKP) operates EuroCity trains between Poland and several major European cities. All services from Western Europe to Poland pass through the Germany, Czech Republic or the Slovak Republic. The main routes link Warsaw with Cologne and Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna. There is a car sleeper service from the Hook of Holland to Poznan/ Warsaw.


Poland is best reached from Germany and the Czech Republic or the car-sleeper rail service from the Hook of Holland to Poznan/Warsaw. There are wide ranging bus and coach services. Eurolines which depart from Victoria Coach Station in London also serves destinations in Poland.

For more information contact Eurolines (tel: (08705) 143 219; e-mail: welcome@eurolines.co.uk).
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