Warsaw, Poland

Looking for a surprising city filled with history, modern buildings and cultural activities? Discover the numerous sides of Warsaw!

Warsaw is one of the most unique cities in Europe. On several occasions in its turbulent history, the city has been restored, resulting in magnificent architecture. This can clearly be seen in the beautiful buildings listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and which you can admire in Stare Miasto (the old city centre). Stroll past pastel-coloured mansions, discover elegant squares with horse buggies and discover the Royal Castle. Do you enjoy visiting museums? Here you will find the Chopin Museum, the Jewish Museum...and more!

Cultural Warsaw

Although the historic buildings in Warsaw are sure to impress, there is more to see. In the new city centre (Nowe Miasto), you’ll find yourself among impressive skyscrapers. In the evening, you can eat at one of the inviting restaurants in the Al. Jerozolimskie neighbourhood. Shopaholics will find plenty of interest in the unique boutiques and modern chain stores here. Are you an art or music lover? There are street festivals, live music and art exhibitions organised all year round. Book your ticket to Warsaw and discover the Polish capital!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Warsaw’s airport is located about 10 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi, bus or train.
  • Taxi

    The taxi ranks are outside the Terminal. Warsaw Airport recommends using Ele Sky Taxi, Super Taxi or Sawa Taxi. The taxi fare to the city centre costs about 40 PLN.
  • Bus

    There are five bus lines that run to and from the airport. Bus numbers 148, 175, 188 and 331 run from the morning to late in the evening. A night bus, number N32, runs from 11:09 pm to 04:39 am. 
  • Train

    The airport and the city has had a train connection since 1 June 2012. Train S2 stops in the city centre at Warszawa Sródmiescie station. Train S3 stops in the city centre at Warsaw’s main railway station, Warszawa Centralna.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Warsaw: 
  • Metro

    Warsaw’s metro system is very easy as the city only has one line. This runs every 4 to 6 minutes from north to south. 
  • Bus

    Most of the sights are accessible by bus. The bus not only goes to the city centre, but also outside. 
  • Tram

    If you only want to travel within the city, the tram is not only a fast form of transport, but you can see a lot of the city. 
  • Taxi

    If you prefer to travel by taxi, the fares in Warsaw are low and the service is good. Apart from the regular taxis there are also several private taxis in Warsaw. If you are in doubt, simply ask to see the driver’s papers. 

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Warsaw and the Netherlands.  

Currency

The currency used in Warsaw is the Polish zloty (ZL or PLN).

Duration of flight

The flight to Warsaw is about 2.5 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable. 

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