The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Warsaw will cost around £ 370 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 283.
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|Distance||898 miles (1448 km)|
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Trains from London to Warsaw cover the 898 miles (1448 km) long trip taking on average 23 h 57 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available.
Trains from London to Warsaw usually run once a day in the mornings, Monday through Sunday. The trip length varies depending on the changes available on the day you book, on average it tends to take around 25h 30min. It usually includes multiple transfers as you travel through Europe and you can use the Omio website to put together the simplest travel itinerary.
Trains run between London and Warsaw every day of the week. They generally depart from London at around 11:00 a.m. This is usually the only train trip that runs from London to Warsaw. When considering the departure time of your train bear in mind that as it is international travel, you will need to go through security, it is usually recommended to arrive at the station at least 30min before your departure.
The journey from London to Warsaw usually takes between 23h 30min and 28h 30min depending on the number of transfers and how long the changeovers are. There are usually 3 transfers in Brussels, Frankfurt and Berlin and the wait for the transfer is usually between 17min and 11h. The actual time travelling on the train is usually around 15h 40min.
Warsaw Old Town. Source: Shutterstock
Departure train station: The departure station is usually London St Pancras station. A large and busy station, there are many options for food, drink and shoppingy. There is free Wi-Fi as well as charging ports in most cafe's within the station as well as in the Eurostar departure lounge. From the city centre you can travel by train on the Piccadilly line and get there in about 12min with a short walk or travel directly into the station from London Blackfriar's station in around 8min. The line 91 bus will get you there in roughly 11min from Holborn and a taxi or car will get there in around 6min from the city centre.
Arrival train station: The arrival station is usually the Warsaw Warszawa Centralna station. The station has a variety of cafes as well as a large supermarket. There is also free Wi-Fi as well as luggage storage available. A tourist information kiosk is located just across the road. Getting from the Warszawa Centralna station to Warsaw's city central is easy as the station is very close. It will take roughly 3min to get there by driving or in a taxi. There is a number 04 bus available that will take roughly 12min and a number 10 tram that will take roughly 12min. These can be caught from just outside the station.
The trip from London to Warsaw by train uses two providers. Eurostar will take travellers on the first leg of the trip, from London. departing at London St Pancras Station and usually travelling to Brussels, arriving in Brussels-Midi Station. At this station a transfer is made to a Deutsche Bahn train, this is the company that services the rest of the trip, with changes usually made in Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbf Station and Berlin Ostbahnhof Station before arriving at Warszawa Centralna Station. Although there is only one trip available it will take different routes on different days, you can compare the different routes and their lengths and transfers using the Omio website.
Eurostar offers trips from London to Warsaw via train. These usually run every day of the week, once a day, departing at around 11:00 a.m. and most commonly arriving in Warsaw around 4:00 p.m. None of the trips are direct and they usually vary from 3 transfers to 5 transfers in partnership with Deutsche Bahn. The trip lasts between 23h and 28h and occasionally may require an overnight stay in one of the transfer cities. The InterCity Express (ICE) trains and the Eurostar trains provided during the trip will usually be high speed express trains, travelling up to around 187 miles (300 km) per hour while the EuroCity (EC) trains average around 56 miles (90 km) per hour.
If you choose to reserve specific seats for your trip you can opt for a quiet carriage. Most ICE trains provided by Deutsche bahn will have free Wi-Fi and power sockets right at your seat as well as catering with both drinks and snacks as well as full meals. Eurostar offers free Wi-Fi on board and uses a combination of 3g and 4g to help travellers stay connected in areas with sparse coverage. Power sockets are available at seats in every carriage and USB ports are available in the Premier carriages, both Business and Standard.
Eurostar trains feature Cafe Metropole where you can get food and they will accept both pounds and euros. If you're travelling in the Standard Premier or Business Premier class then meals will be served to you at your seat, with Business Premier's meals being specifcally designs by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc. Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn both allow service dogs on their trains.
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You can usually get cheaper tickets for train travel between London and Warsaw by booking in advance. The further ahead you book the cheaper the tickets usually are. It is also helpful if you don't need to depart and arrive on a specific day, as prices may fluctuate having some flexibility on your travel dates will help you be able to choose the cheapest option available. If you don't mind multiple transfers, trips that include more are often cheaper. When booking through Omio you can edit each individual ticket to check that you are getting the lowest price for that leg of the trip.
Warsaw is an ancient city made easily accessible by high quality public transport. One of the first places on people's bucket lists is King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. The interior has been maintained and utilised as a museum to the buildings history and features a wide variety of paintings and statues for art lover's. Once traveller's have toured the palace they can head out into the grounds and stroll through the palace garden's which includes lake's where visitors can go boating.
The Palace at Wilanow is just one of many areas of parkland in the city. Others include the Royal Lazienki, the summer home of the Polish King Stanslaw August and the Saxon Gardens which features many ancient statues as well as Poland's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Old Town is an excellent place to visit for food, drink and shopping. It was reconstructed after World War II and there are many tours available to immerse you in the area's history.
Warsaw features a wide variety of specialised museum's including the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, both a museum and memorial of the history of Jewish people in Poland; The Warsaw Rising Museum, a tribute to Poland's fight for independence and the Copernicus Science Centre, which has over 400 exhibits on all fields of Science and Mathematics.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Warsaw, Poland by train is: Restricted.
International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Poland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Warsaw as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Warsaw is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Warsaw closer to your date of departure here.
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