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from London to Warsaw

You can get from London to Warsaw by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Warsaw on 18 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:55London Stansted Airport2h10 22:05Warsaw Modlin Airport
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£171One-way
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22:00London Stansted Airport2h10 01:10Warsaw Modlin Airport
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£101One-way
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10:05London Stansted Airport2h10 13:15Warsaw Modlin Airport
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£211One-way
08:20London Luton Airport2h20 11:40Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£521One-way
19:45London Luton Airport2h10 22:55Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£521One-way

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Travel Information from London to Warsaw

distanceDistance898 miles (1448 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£18 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £18 • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £18 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Sindbad

Travel 898 miles (1448 km) by flight or coach between London and Warsaw. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Ryanair or Sindbad among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from London to Warsaw.

How to Travel from London to Warsaw?

You are spoiled for choice when it comes to transport options from London to Warsaw. You can choose to travel by train, by bus, or by plane depending on your needs. The travel time to Warsaw from London is usually around 2h plus by plane, 24h by bus, and usually 23h 35min by train. Flights and trains are available everyday of the week, but the trains on Saturday are significantly slower, taking nearly 28h to complete the journey. Buses to Warsaw are only available on alternating days of Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from London to Warsaw?

The cheapest way to travel from London to Warsaw is often with a flight, which is also the fastest way to travel. However, the situation changes depending on when you book, as the price of a flight goes up significantly the later you book. For example, a next-day flight from London to Warsaw can cost more than 3 times as much as one a week later. The price of bus tickets, on the other hand, remains stable for last minute bookings. Therefore, travelling by bus will likely be cheaper if you are booking less than 6 days in advance.

Otherwise, flights from London to Warsaw can be half the price of bus travel on a Saturday, and nearly 7 times cheaper on a weekday 2 weeks in advance. Most flights are direct flights without any changes, which take from 2h 10min to 2h 35min. Direct flights are offered by Wizz Air, Ryanair, British Airways, and LOT Polish Airlines, but Wizz Air and Ryanair provide the lowest airfares.

Both have at least two flights a day every day of the week, except Saturday when Wizz Air has a single flight. Wizz Air flies out of London Luton Airport (LTN) and lands in Warszawa Chopin Airport (WAW), while Ryanair departs from London Stansted Airport (STN) and arrives at Warszawa Modlin Airport (WMI).

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from London to Warsaw?

The fastest way to travel from London to Warsaw is unquestionably by flying, which might also be the economical way to travel. A direct flight from London to Warsaw takes 2h 10min to 2h 25min, while buses take 23h 35min, and trains 24h. Even if you arrive early by the recommended 2h to account for checking in, flying is much faster than either bus or train. This is still true when taking a slower flight with a stopover. Ryanair and Wizz Air both offer the shortest flight time of 2h 10min. However, Wizz Air flies out of London Luton Airport (LTN) and lands in Warszawa Chopin Airport (WAW), while Ryanair departs from London Stansted Airport (STN) and arrives at Warszawa Modlin Airport (WMI).

Luton Airport is reachable from London through a 25min train journey from London St Pancras Station to Luton town station, from where you take a bus to the airport. A National Express coach will take 1h to 2h depending on traffic. Stansted Airport takes 47min to reach from Liverpool Street Station via express train and a National Express coach similarly takes 1h to 2h for the journey. Warszawa Chopin Airport is only 22min away from central Warszawa by train, and 45min by bus. Warszawa Modlin Airport is also 45min from the city centre by bus, but requires a shuttle bus to Modlin Train Station for access to rail service.

Warsaw Castle. Source: Shutterstock

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Trains from London to Warsaw

Travelling by train from London to Vienna might be more comfortable than either by plane or bus, and is much better for the environment. To travel by train to Warsaw, you first take a Eurostar train from London St Pancras International to Brussels-Midi, in Brussels. After a 2h 20min stop at Brussels-Midi, board a Deutsche Bahn train to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, in Frankfurt. Once there, wait another 45min for the next Deutsche Bahn train to take you from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof, in Berlin. Here there is a 4h 48min wait before the next Deutsche Bahn train brings you to Berlin Ostkreuz. The final Deutsche Bahn train will arrive after a short 8min wait, taking you from Berlin Ostkreuz to Warszawa Centralna. As suggested by its name, Warszawa Centralna is located right in the middle of Warsaw. The train leaves at 11:04 a.m. from London and arrives at 11:39 a.m. the next day in Warsaw.

Train travel from London to Vienna with Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn

Eurostar trains have free Wi-Fi onboard and every seat features power outlets. There are bar cars for refreshments and food, and depending on the time of the day, Standard Premier and Business Premier travellers have a complimentary meal and wine or breakfast. Deutsche Bahn’s Intercity Express trains have free Wi-Fi available and power outlets at every seat. A bistro restaurant is available which take your orders from your seat.

Buses from London to Warsaw

Sindbad provides the bus service from London to Warsaw, provided once per day on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Buses are direct, departing from the Green Line Coach Station in Victoria, and arriving in Warsaw at Warszawa Zachodnia station. As its name says in Polish, the station is on the western side of the Warsaw city centre. The bus leaves at 03:30 p.m. each day and reaches Warsaw at 04:30 p.m. the next day.

Traveling by bus from London to Warsaw with Sindbad

Sindbad is the sole provider of bus service for this route. They have a fleet of modern coaches (newer than 3 years old on average) which are equipped with a toilet, air conditioning, an audio-video system, a bar with hot and cold drinks, as well as free Wi-Fi and 230V sockets with a USB port.

Warsaw Old Town. Source: Shutterstock

Flights from London to Warsaw

Wizz Air, Ryanair, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines all offer flights from London to Warsaw. Wizz Air and Ryanair have both the quickest and most affordable flights, taking 2h and 10min to 2h and 20min. Aside from Wizz Air and Ryanair, LOT Polish Airlines and British Airways also offer direct flights, but at a significantly higher price. Other flights involve 1 transfer and can take anywhere from 4h to 9h plus depending on the length of the stopover.

Wizz Air flies out of London Luton Airport (LTN) and lands in Warszawa Chopin Airport (WAW), while Ryanair departs from London Stansted Airport (STN) and arrives at Warszawa Modlin Airport (WMI). Warszawa Chopin Airport is only 22min away from central Warszawa by train, and 45min by bus. Warszawa Modlin Airport is also 45min from the city centre by bus, but requires a shuttle bus to Modlin Train Station for access to rail service. Ryanair has two to three flights a day every day of the week, while Wizz Air has a single flight on Sunday and two per day the rest of the week.

Flying from London to Warsaw with Ryanair and Wizz Air

Ryanair offers some of the most affordable airfares with its no frills service. Meals and snacks are available but at extra cost. Passengers who do not have priority boarding can only bring onboard 1 small hand luggage (40x20x25 cm) that must go under the seats, while priority boarding grants you the allowance of 1 hand luggage plus a larger cabin bag (55x40x20 cm) in the overhead compartment.

Wizz Air is another low cost airline aimed at saving you money with a barebones experience. Onboard snacks, light meals, and beverages are available during flights at extra cost. An in-flight magazine is provided for passengers’ leisure. A standard ticket allows you to bring onboard a single cabin bag (40x30x20cm), while a Wizz Priority ticket lets you bring an additional bag (55x40x23cm).

To Warsaw by train/ bus/ flight—travel tips

Warsaw is a popular destination to visit from London, being a UNESCO World Heritage Site and full of history from the Second World War. Nearly 90% of the historic old town was destroyed during its occupation, which has been faithfully recreated using pre-war plans and historical documents.

The history of course extends to the many museums, from the Warszawa Uprising Museum that document the events of 1944, to the Chopin museum where you can learn about the life and legacy of Warsaw's most famous composer. Autumn and Christmas are also good times to visit Warsaw, with the many trees in its parks and gardens turning golden in autumn, and the mesmerising Christmas lights amidst the snow during winter.

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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Warsaw, Poland allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Warsaw, Poland is: Restricted.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Poland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Warsaw from London?

Conditions of entry into Poland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Warsaw, Poland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Poland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between London and Warsaw.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Warsaw, Poland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Poland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Warsaw restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Warsaw?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 16/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Warsaw closer to your date of departure here.

What are my London to Warsaw travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel to Warsaw from London including taking a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to go to Warsaw from London?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Warsaw. Tickets for a flight cost on average £18.

This is compared to other travel options to Warsaw:

A flight is £64 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from London to Warsaw costing on average £83.

What is the quickest way from London to Warsaw?

The fastest way to get to Warsaw from London is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Warsaw that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 24 h   on average.

How many miles are between London and Warsaw

Warsaw is approximately 898 miles (1448 km) away from London.

When going from London to Warsaw, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Warsaw?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Warsaw:

  • Flights from London to Warsaw most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Warsaw at Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.
Which travel operators can get me from London to Warsaw?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Warsaw:

  • You can travel between London and Warsaw by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £18 with Ryanair from London to Warsaw.
  • You can travel to Warsaw from London by coach with Sindbad. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £83 with Sindbad from London to Warsaw.
Can I find a direct route to Warsaw from London?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Warsaw with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Warsaw with Ryanair, British Airways, Wizz Air or Lot Polish Airlines.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Warsaw with Sindbad.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Warsaw tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Warsaw ends?
Omio customers who travel from London to Warsaw often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Kraków or Prague. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Warsaw and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket between London and Warsaw online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Warsaw, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £18 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £83 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Warsaw tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.