Attractions in Warsaw
Warsaw is the main and the biggest city of Poland. Warsaw is located in the middle of Poland on the edge of the Vistula River. The city has a rich history which unfortunately cannot be seen in today's Warsaw appearance. The numerous significant buildings were destroyed during the Second World War by the Nazi Germans. Today, Warsaw consists mainly of modern buildings, skyscrapers and numerous rebuilt buildings from the golden period of Warsaw.
The city has an access to two international airports – Warsaw Chopin International Airport which is the main and the oldest airport in Warsaw and Warsaw Modlin which is an airport which was opened for the passengers in 2012. The foreign visitors often choose planes to go to Poland and discover the beauty of the capital of Poland.
The most significant part of Warsaw
Every visitor who comes to Warsaw should visit the heart of the city – the Castle Square. There are located two landmarks of Warsaw and Poland at the Market Square which are the Royal Castle and the Sigmund's Column.
The Royal Castle was the official residence of Polish Kings since the 16th century when the capital of Poland was moved from Krakow to Warsaw. The building was constructed in the 16th century and it was a credit to Polish citizens and monarchy for many years. Unfortunately, the Royal Castle was destroyed during the Second World War when the Nazi Germans completely destroyed the castle. Today, the visitors are able to visit the reconstructed castle which looks like in the 16th century.
While being at the Castle Square, it is worth noticing the Sigmund's Column which is 22 metres tall and presents the King Sigmund III Vasa.
The Column was also rebuilt after the war.
Meet the science in Warsaw
The museum which is especially loved by young visitors as well as their parents is the Copernicus Science Centre which is a museum dedicated to science and which aim is to help people get to know better the difficult school subjects such as chemistry, biology and physics. The visitors of the museum will have an opportunity to see, touch and check more than 450 interactive exhibits located in 6 departments such as Humans and the Environment, On the Move, Buzzz – gallery for preschool children, Re: generation – gallery for young adults, Lightzone and Roots of Civilizations. Tourists are able to visit the museum from Tuesday to Sunday.
The Warsaw ZOO
Warsaw Zoological Garden was opened to the public on the 11th of March 1928. The ZOO is located in the central part of Warsaw and the area of the zoo is over 40,000 hectares.
In the ZOO, the visitors will find over 4,200 animals of 530 spices. The ZOO is visited by over 600,000 people every year. The pavilions where the animals in ZOO live are modern and meet EU standards. Some of the noteworthy pavilions are elephant pavilions and shark aquarium. The elephant pavilion consists of 2 outdoor pools, indoor paddocks and indoor walk for the African elephants. The shark zoo is the biggest salt water tank in Poland.
Flight from London to Warsaw
Warsaw is a capital and the biggest city of Poland which is placed in the heart of the country. The city has a lot to offer. It is a cultural, political and economy city of Poland. The city is famous for two remarkable people: Frederic Chopin, a composer and pianist and Marie Curie-Sklodowska, a chemist and the Nobel Prize winner. What is more, the Polish best carrier LOT has introduced direct flights from London, the United Kingdom to Warsaw, Poland in reasonable prices. If you are in London and you have one day off, it is worth considering to visit the country of birth of Marie Curie - Sklodowska and Frederic Chopin.
All the necessary information on the flight from London to Warsaw
The flight to Poland starts at London Heathrow Airport, at Terminal 2. The flight is served under the wings of Polish best carrier – LOT Polish Airlines and it is operated on Brazilian plane called Embraer 195. The flight duration is about 2 hours and 30 minutes. The passengers who would like to be accepted on the board and fly with LOT Polish Airlines should have an appropriate ticket, valid an identity card or a passport. There is no need to possess any other documents because Poland as well as the United Kingdom is a member of the European Union.
On the board of LOT's fleet
The flight from London to Warsaw is operated on Embraer 195. It is a Brazilian machine which is used by LOT for many years. The Embraer is designed to take from 106 to 122 passengers on the board and it provides many facilities for the travellers. The flight is operated by experienced and professional cabin crew who is willing to help the passengers in any case and answers to all necessary questions.
All the passengers are able to purchase plane tickets in one of three classes which are economy, economy plus and business class. What is more, all of the passengers will receive some food on the board. The passengers who choose economy class will receive snacks, the passengers from economy plus will get a special meal with a drink and the travellers from business class will have an opportunity to order the meal from traditional or international cuisine. Furthermore, every passenger is able to order meals and beverages from LOT Gourmet offer.
When it comes to entertainment on the board, the passengers have an unlimited access to individual media system where they can watch films and TV series as well as listen to music. On the board, the passengers will also find the in-flight magazine which presents the news about LOT company, the flight destinations, business opportunities in Poland and examples of interesting places where you can fly with LOT Polish Airlines.
At the destination airport
The flight from London to Warsaw finishes at Warsaw Frederic Chopin International Airport after 2 hours and 30 minutes. The airport is located only 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from Warsaw city centre and there are provided few ways of getting to the city centre in a short time without spending a fortune.
Transfer Warsaw Airport
The majority of international tourists who visit Poland start their journey at Warsaw Chopin International Airport. Some of them travel under the wings of Polish best carrier – LOT Polish Airlines. The Warsaw Chopin Airport is a hub for the airlines. The airport is located only 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) from Warsaw city centre and there are provided numerous ways of getting to the city centre in a short time. Moreover, the transfer possibilities are designed to be suitable for every passengers' budget. There is well-developed municipal transport, taxis and companies which provide individual airport transfer.
The most convenient way of travelling from Warsaw Frederic Chopin International Airport to Warsaw city centre
The passengers who are more demanding are able to choose the individual airport transfer provided by the professional and experienced drivers who speak English perfectly. The airport transfer can be booked online in advance. As a result, the tourists can be sure that the drivers will wait for them and take them to their destination place. All the cars which are used for airport transfer are air-conditioned and equipped with sound system which is especially useful during long distance journeys.
The journey to Warsaw city centre by train
At the airport is located Warsaw Chopin Airport Railway Station which is located under Terminal 1. There are provided two trains which serves the airport regularly – S2 and S3. Both the trains stops near hotels and interesting tourist attractions and they stop at Warsaw Main Railway Station which is located in the heart of the city.
The journey to Warsaw city centre by municipal transport
At the airport are available 5 bus lines which take the passengers to Warsaw city centre non-stop, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Each bus goes to city centre, but some of them stops only at certain bus stops. It is essential to find out more about the bus line you need to take to get to the hotel or any other place.
The bus number 175 leaves the airport from 4:27am to 10:58pm daily. It runs to Warsaw City centre and it stops at Warsaw Main Railway Station and at Krakowskie Przedmiescie, the centre of the city.
The bus line 188 leaves the airport every day from 4:47am to 11:18pm. The bus calls at near underground station and it stops at Szaserow and Makowska streets of Warsaw.
The bus line 148 leaves the airport from 4:34am to 10:35pm. It works every day and it goes to Most Siekierkowski and Grochowska Streets.
The bus number 331 serves airport from 6:13am to 5:54pm every day. It stops at the most important streets of Warsaw.
The Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is also operated by night bus, line N32 which goes from 11:15pm to 4:49am. The bus runs only between the Warsaw Chopin Airport to Warsaw Main Railway Station.
The tickets for municipal transport can be obtained at the Passenger Information Point in the arrival halls, at the ticket machines at the bus stops, at the ticket machines at some buses or from the bus drivers.
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