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Introduction to Warsaw

Warsaw, known for its incredible Łazienki Park, Palace of Culture and Science, and Copernicus Science Centre, is a travel destination everyone should visit once in their lifetime. This capital and largest city of Poland, has plenty of experiences to offer curious travelers. Home to a variety of natural beauty and architecture, a unique historical background, and a culture as rich as its population of 1,860,281 people, Warsaw is truly one of the main highlights of Poland.

Easily accessible from the Warsaw Modlin airport, Warsaw is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Poland. Travelers looking to experience the best of Poland often choose to stay in Warsaw.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the region of Warsaw below!

Top services in Warsaw

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Warsaw, Poland. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 374 airlines that fly to Poland. Browse the 361 top-rated tours available to you in Warsaw. Compare the rates and services of the 7 types of places to stay in Warsaw and the 12 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Warsaw.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Warsaw, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Warsaw on your vacation in Poland.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Warsaw from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the region of Warsaw!

Learn more about Poland

There are many reasons to visit the region of Warsaw, but a trip to Poland needs no explanation.

Exploring Poland, which spans 312,683 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Poland offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Łazienki Park, Palace of Culture and Science, and the Copernicus Science Centre, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Poland.

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What to see in Warsaw

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Warsaw has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the region.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the region of Warsaw.

Top attractions in Warsaw

Home to plenty of top attractions, Warsaw is more than just a wonderful region in Poland. Warsaw is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Poland.

One fascinating sight in Warsaw is the unforgettable Łazienki Park. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the region, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Warsaw. This remarkable attraction is located at Warsaw, Poland and is open for visitors Monday - Sunday, between 08:00-16:00.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Poland, check out our list of top attractions in Warsaw below. Discover the best places to visit in Warsaw, including the fascinating Łazienki Park, Palace of Culture and Science, Copernicus Science Centre, City Zoological Garden in Warsaw, and The Royal Castle in Warsaw.

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Things to do in Warsaw

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Enrich your travel experience in Warsaw by joining tours and activities. Warsaw offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the region.

Discover the most popular experiences in Warsaw below.

Most popular experiences in Warsaw

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the region of Warsaw.

Warsaw offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Bus Tours, and Walking Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Poland.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Warsaw by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Warsaw

Travelers in Warsaw can choose from 17 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Tours by vehicle is the answer.

The most popular tour in Warsaw is the fantastic Treblinka Death Camp 6 Hour Private Tour from Warsaw. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Warsaw one of the best travel destinations in Poland.

Warsaw also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable Walking Audio Tour of Wilanów Palace Grounds is the cheapest tour in the region, and is a popular Historical Tour. This experience costs around 5 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Warsaw. This Historical Tour is available in 1 language: English. Around 2 travelers have given this activity an average rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Discover the best things to do in Warsaw. Choose from 361 fantastic tours and activities available in the region.

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Vacation packages in Warsaw

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The best and easiest way to visit Warsaw is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Poland.

Booking a vacation package to Warsaw means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Warsaw to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Warsaw is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 37 unique vacation packages to Warsaw, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the region of Warsaw.

Popular types of vacations in Warsaw

The most popular way to experience Warsaw is by visiting the region as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Poland. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Warsaw on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Poland, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Poland, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Warsaw, there is a vacation package for you.

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Top vacation packages in Warsaw

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Poland. In fact, you can choose from as many as 37 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to Warsaw, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Poland.

To help narrow your choices down, here are some of the best vacation packages for exploring the region of Warsaw.

For an epic vacation, discover Warsaw and other top destinations in Poland on a top-rated holiday like the 10-Day Poland Road Trip from Warsaw traveling west to Krakow, Rybnik, Poznań & Gdansk. This vacation package provides travelers with tons of opportunities to experience not only the most popular attractions in Warsaw, but also in other top places to visit in Poland. If Vistula Boulevards, Copernicus Science Centre, Łazienki Park, Multimedialny Park Fontann, and City Zoological Garden in Warsaw are on your bucket list, this is the perfect vacation package for you.

If you would like to go on a budget vacation in Warsaw, book the popular Cheap 3-Day Poland City Break in Warsaw and spend as little as 140 EUR. This vacation will take you on a journey to experience some of the most incredible attractions and sights in Warsaw, including the fantastic Saxon Garden, Copernicus Science Centre, Łazienki Park, Multimedialny Park Fontann, and Old Town Market Square.

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Discover and compare 37 vacation packages that take you to the wonderful region of Warsaw.

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How to get to Warsaw

To get to the region of Warsaw the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Poland can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Warsaw by booking flights with any of the 89 airlines that offer direct flights to Warsaw Modlin airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Warsaw Modlin airport are United Airlines, Ryanair, Lufthansa, British Airways, and Delta Air Lines. Go to this page to compare all flights to Warsaw.

To reach the region of Warsaw, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Warsaw Modlin airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Warsaw, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Warsaw Modlin airport and Warsaw below.

Find cheap flights to Warsaw

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Warsaw, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Poland. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Warsaw, Poland, in May.

The cheapest one-way flight to Warsaw costs around 15 EUR and is offered by the airline Ryanair. The flight leaves on April 30 at 1 and departs from Kaunas airport in Kaunas, Lithuania.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Warsaw cost approximately 30 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on August 18 and the return flight is scheduled on August 25. The flight time is around 1 hour per way.

The return flight is operated by Katowice International.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Poland and the region of Warsaw from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Warsaw

Travelers visiting Warsaw in Poland can fly to Warsaw Modlin airport directly from 2115 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Warsaw Modlin airport and the region of Warsaw in Poland depart from Warsaw Chopin airport in Warsaw, Poland, Santa Rosa airport in Santa Rosa, Argentina, and Southwest Georgia Regional airport in Albany, the United States.

Travelers can fly to Poland by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Warsaw; from 1 weekly flight(s) from Santa Rosa; and from 1 weekly flight(s) from Albany.

The airline that operates most flights to Poland is Cambodia Angkor Air. Cambodia Angkor Air offers 4 scheduled flight routes to Poland.

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Where to stay in Warsaw

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a region as fantastic as Warsaw is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Warsaw usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Warsaw offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the region allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Warsaw and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Warsaw planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Warsaw, you'll find 7 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Poland can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Warsaw. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the region, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Warsaw.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Warsaw in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Warsaw

A trip to the fascinating Warsaw, Poland, means opportunities to relax at any of the 7 different types of places to stay in the region. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 2228 vacation rental apartments, 1011 hotels, 33 hostels, 9 guesthouses, 7 bed & breakfasts, 3 cottages and 1 resort. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Warsaw provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the region, Novotel Warszawa Centrum is one of the top picks of travelers in Warsaw.

The hotel is located at Ulica Marszalkowska 94/98 and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Airport shuttle, and Bar.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Warsaw. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Warsaw, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Chillout Hostel. For approximately 15 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Unknown at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 7 different types of places to stay in Warsaw. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Warsaw

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Warsaw for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the region is home to around 3,293 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Warsaw provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Warsaw are created equal, finding the best in the region often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Warsaw.

InterContinental Warsaw, an IHG Hotel offers the most luxurious rooms and is perfect for travelers looking for the ultimate 5-star hotel experience in Warsaw. If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out Novotel Warszawa Centrum, the top 4-star hotel in the region. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Warsaw, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Hampton by Hilton Warsaw City Centre, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Warsaw. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the region of Warsaw on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the region of Warsaw that match the information provided.

Car rental in Warsaw

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Warsaw. Warsaw has 12 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Warsaw start from 14.06 EUR per day or 98.39 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Fiat 500.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Warsaw, starting from 11.24 EUR per day or 78.71 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Fiat 500.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Warsaw, Poland, below.

Popular types of car rental in Warsaw

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the region of Warsaw to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Warsaw can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Poland at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Warsaw is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Warsaw is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the region of Warsaw.

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Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful region of Warsaw. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Warsaw, Poland, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Warsaw

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The region of Warsaw is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Poland. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Poland has it all.

Poland is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Poland that are as magical as the region of Warsaw. The most popular travel destinations in Poland are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in Poland

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Poland. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from Warsaw

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A taste of Poland through a visit to Warsaw can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Warsaw to another remarkable destination in Poland.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the region of Warsaw to other spectacular locations in Poland, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

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Traveling to another city or region in Poland? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Warsaw to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Poland on the selected dates.

Popular domestic flights from Warsaw

Travelers in Poland can catch flights to domestic airports in Bydgoszcz, Wrocław, Zielona Góra, Szczecin, and Rzeszów. Domestic flights in Poland are operated by 9 airlines: LOT Polish Airlines, Ryanair, Wizz Air, Norwegian, and Finnair. There are around 21 scheduled flight routes operating to Warsaw on a weekly basis.

From Warsaw, travelers can book scheduled flights to 13 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from Warsaw depart to many top-rated destinations in Poland and are offered by LOT Polish Airlines, Ryanair, and Wizz Air.