After arriving at Poznan-Lawica Airport in Poland, there’s plenty to see and do in this city, from perusing old castles to trying the city’s famed Saint Martin’s Croissant. Poznan also makes a great connection point for travel around Poland or Europe. Direct flights run between Poznan and Warsaw as well as to other major cities in Germany, France, Hungary and more. Train lines connect Poznan to other Polish locations, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.
With Poznań–Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport (POZ) situated just three and a half miles from the city centre, travellers can reach their lodging and the main attractions just 30 minutes by bus from here. This modern airport has a pay-at-the-door business lounge for passengers of all flight classes, plus restaurants, cafes and three shops (including duty-free ones).
Several airlines travel between Poznan and the United Kingdom including Lufthansa, LOT, SAS, Wizz Air and Ryanair. Passengers looking to travel direct should book their flight with Wizz Air or Ryanair. Ryanair flights depart from London Stansted, Bristol, Edinburgh and Liverpool, while Wizz Air flights depart from London Luton, Birmingham and Doncaster.
Plane travel to Poznan is flexible and fast. Thanks to the extensive network of routes offered by Wizz Air and Ryanair, passengers can fly direct to Poznan from any one of seven UK airports. Depending on the departure airport, these flights can reach Poznan in as little as two hours. Plus, passengers don’t need to worry about transfers between the airport and the city centre. There are three regular bus routes to choose from and each one takes just half an hour.
Poznan has a very well-developed public transport network. With almost 20 tram routes and over 100 bus lines (including 20 night buses), it’s easy to get around to all the city’s sites. Plus, tickets are cheap and easy to buy on the buses and trams themselves. As a tourist destination, Poznan is not as popular as major cities like Warsaw and Krakow, but it does boast the same good food and fascinating history. One of the benefits of Poznan being less popular is that it’s less crowded. From admiring the city’s architecture to relaxing by Malta Lake, travellers can enjoy their break without too many tourists spoiling the view.