The flight route from London (LON) to Warsaw (WAW) is a popular European route for passengers in the United Kingdom. Between 4 and 5 flights a day are operated on this route in a flight time of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes for a direct flight. The airlines LOT and British Airways both operate non-stop on this route. Most scheduled services depart from London-Heathrow. There are two airports in Warsaw, the main international airport, Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW), and the newer Warsaw-Modlin Mazovia Airport (WMI), which is mainly used by low cost airlines. Wizzair operates a service from London Luton, Ryanair flies from Stansted to Warsaw-Modlin Mazovia Airport. Here, it is also important to choose an airport of departure in London that best suits your particular travel needs.
It is advisable to compare prices and flights online before booking an air ticket in order to get the best deal. The cheapest tickets will usually be available for off-season and midweek departures. If booked well in advance, a ticket for a weekend break in Warsaw can be purchased at a surprisingly low price. Please bear in mind that no-frills airlines will often charge extra for hold luggage.
Both Warsaw airports of arrival are well linked to central Warsaw by the public transport network. The new airport is located around 20 miles from the city centre and direct trains take about 45 minutes to arrive in Warsaw. From Warsaw International Airport, trains depart from the airport's railway station and buses also serve the city centre. Alternatively, passengers can make use of the numerous hire car companies or take a taxi for onward travel.