Poland’s national airline is LOT Polish
Airlines (LO) (website: http://www.lot.com).
Other airlines serving Poland include Aeroflot,
Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways,
Easyjet, El Al, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SAS and Swiss.
Approximate flight times
From Warsaw to London is two hours, to Frankfurt/M
is one hour 50 minutes, and to Prague is one hour
Warsaw (WAW) (Okecie) is 10km
(6 miles) southwest of the city (travel time –
20-40 minutes by bus; 20-30 minutes by taxi).
Full duty free facilities are available. Airport
facilities include post office, banks and bureaux
de change, 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 (10 miles) west of the city
center. Buses and taxis are available. Airport
facilities include bar, bureau de change and car
hire (Ann, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz).
There are duty free facilities in the departure
Wroclaw (WRO) (Strachowice)
is 8km (5 miles) from the city center. Airport
facilities include a bank, duty free shop, post
office, restaurants and shops. Buses, taxis and
car hire are also available. There is a daily
connection to Frankfurt/M and twice weekly (Thurs
and Sun) to Düsseldorf. Katowice (KTW) is
34km (21 miles) from the city. There are connections
to Copenhagen, Frankfurt/M and Munich daily.
Gdansk (GDN) (website: http://www.airport.gdansk.pl)
is the most common entry point into northern Poland.
Departure tax: None
Polish State Railways (PKP) (website: http://www.pkp.pl)
operates EuroCity trains between Poland and a
number of major European cities. All services
from Western Europe to Poland pass through the
Czech Republic, Germany or the Slovak Republic.
The main routes link Warsaw with Berlin and Cologne,
Budapest, Prague and Vienna. There is a car-sleeper
service from the Hook of Holland to Poznan/ Warsaw.
Poland is best reached from the Czech Republic
and Germany or the car-sleeper rail service from
the Hook of Holland to Poznan/Warsaw. There are
extensive bus and coach services. Eurolines, departing
from Victoria Coach Station in London, serves
destinations in Poland. For further information
contact Eurolines (tel: (08705) 143 219; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.eurolines.com).
Pol Ferries operates between Poland and Sweden,
Denmark and Finland. For further information,
contact the Polish National Tourist Office (see
General Info section) or Pol Ferries, ul. Chalubinskiego
8, 00-613, Warsaw (tel: (22) 830 0930; fax: (22)
830 0071; e-mail: email@example.com; website:
Tickets can also be purchased from travel agents
or the ferry terminal (tel: (58) 343 1887).