HOW TO GET TO POLAND: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS
The airplane is the fastest way to get to Poland. Poland’s international airports are: Warsaw-Chopin (Warsaw), Krakow, Gdańsk (Gdansk), Bydgoszcz, Łódź, Lublin, Rzeszów, Szczecin (Szczecin), Warsaw-Modlin, Katowice, Poznań and Wrocław (Wrocław). The most important airport in the country is that of the capital Warsaw (Warsaw-Chopin), while the other Warsaw airport, Warsaw-Modlin is an airport where mainly low-cost flights land. The Polish flag carrier is LOT.
International Transport: Poland has regular connections with almost all the capitals of Europe. About fifty cities in more than thirty countries have direct flights to Poland’s capital Warsaw. Warsaw Chopin Airport is the arrival point for about 25 airlines, including LOT, British Airways, SAS, Air France, Alitalia and Lufthansa.
Poland also has intercontinental flights with some American and Asian countries. Apart from the best known European airlines, Poland has several international connections operated by low cost airlines: Norwegian, EasyJet, Wizzair, Germanwings, Air Berlin, Ryanair.
Internal Transport: There are air connections between the larger cities. Internal flights are handled by Polish LOT airlines. There are 11 airports served with domestic flights: Warsaw (Warsaw), Szczecin (Szczecin), Gdańsk (Gdansk), Bydgoszcz, Poznań, Łódź, Zielona Góra, Wrocław, Katowice, Krakow and Rzeszów.
HOW TO GET TO POLAND: FERRIES
The main ports of the country are located on the Baltic Sea and are those of Gdansk, Szczecin and Gdynia.
International Transport: Poland is connected by sea with the Scandinavian countries, in particular with Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The country has direct connections to the cities of Ystad, Stockholm, Karlskrona, Copenhagen, Nynäshamn and Rønne.
HOW TO GET TO POLAND: TRAINS
International Transport: There are good rail connections with most European countries.
Internal Transport: The railway network in Poland is well developed, its extension exceeds 23,000 km. It is possible to reach many areas of the country by train, the railway lines are particularly present in the western part of the country. There are few high-speed lines in the country, the main one is the one that connects Warsaw to Krakow. Intercity trains (fast and express) connect the larger cities without stopping at the small stations.
HOW TO GET TO POLAND: BUS
International Transport: There are numerous bus companies that connect Poland with many countries in Europe. All neighboring countries have connections with the main Polish cities. Big cities like Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Gdansk etc. they are located on the main European bus routes and are served by many connections.
Internal Transport: There are local bus services in every city in Poland with connections for the whole country.