Thinking of booking cheap flights from London to Warsaw? Read on for helpful tips and advice before you fly London to Warsaw.
London Stansted Airport Overview
Your London to Warsaw flights will be departing from London Stansted Airport. London Stansted is located approximately 68km outside of central London and has capacity to deal with over 28 million passengers annually. As it is such a large airport and is the fourth busiest airport in the UK, you’ll find it to be well connected to the public transport network.
When travelling from central London National Express coaches which have 15 pick-up points across central London. These coaches run 24 hours a day, but if you’d prefer a more direct route, you can also travel by train via the Stansted Express which runs every 15 minutes and takes only 47 minutes from London Liverpool Street. If you decide to drive to Stansted airport, you’ll find it located just off the M11 motorway.
You’ll find a large duty-free and restaurant section after security for any last-minute shopping or snacking you might need to do before your London to Warsaw flights.
Warsaw Modlin Airport Overview
When you arrive from your cheap flights to Warsaw from London you will be landing in Warsaw Modlin International Airport which is located 40 km (25 miles) North of Warsaw’s city centre. The airport has one terminal and one runway and is also considered to be the fifth busiest airport in all of Poland.
When travelling from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Warsaw city centre, there are a couple of transport options for you to consider. The airport itself does not have a railway station, but there are frequent shuttle bus services to the railway station in Modlin (distance of 4 km), where local or long-distance trains depart to Warsaw Central Station. There are also two coach operators ModlinBus and OKbus, providing services from the airport to Warsaw.
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What to Expect on arrival at Warsaw?
When you land after your cheap flights to Warsaw from London, no doubt you’ll want to get out and see as many of the city’s sights as possible. The Royal Castle is a great place to start. The castle served throughout the centuries as the official residence of the Polish monarchs. It is located in the Castle Square, at the entrance to Warsaw Old Town, a bustling tourism hub, with cobblestone alleys and medieval buildings reconstructed after WWII. At its heart is the Rynek Starego Miasta, a busy square lined with upmarket Polish restaurants. Nearby, St. John's Archcathedral dates back to the 14th century and hosts concerts throughout the summer. The area is also home to the restored apartments and manicured gardens of the Royal Castle. Another gem is the Palace of Culture and Science, which also happens to be the tallest building in Poland.
Five fun facts about Warsaw
From London to Warsaw: Practical Information
Here is some practical information which may come in handy after you book your flights to Warsaw from London. You’ll be glad to know that Warsaw enjoys very pleasant summers with temperatures averaging around 23°C. However, Warsaw also experiences very cold winters, with temperatures dropping as low as -5°C in December and January. Warsaw is a very popular destination for Christmas markets so be sure to wrap up warm when visiting the traditional Christmas markets and ice skating rinks.
In advance of your trip, be sure to exchange your currency from euros to Polish złoty and don’t forget to bring a travel adaptor with you for charging any of your electrical devices.
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