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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly from Edinburgh  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) EDI - WAW

149 zł - 732 zł

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) GLA - WAW

156 zł - 1 198 zł

Train  •  22h 20m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec

1 599 zł - 5 141 zł

Train, bus  •  33h 27m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Warszawa

550 zł - 2 395 zł

Bus  •  37h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Warszawa

340 zł - 510 zł

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 51m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)

1 109 zł - 1 893 zł

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 56m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)

1 739 zł - 2 294 zł

Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is around 36h 48m and covers a distance of around 2335 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 51m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
36h 48m
Fastest train time:
32h 51m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
1 599 zł
Carbon emissions:
123 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is to fly which costs £28 - £140 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is to fly which costs £28 - £140 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Warszawa Zachodnia peron 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 20m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is 1623 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) without a car is to train which takes 22h 20m and costs £300 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs £28 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £300 - £1,000 and takes 22h 20m, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 37h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 10:44 AM in Edinburgh and 11:44 AM in Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW).

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW).
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  • Distance: 1623 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW), Poland?

Wizz Air, KLM and two other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Warszawa Zachodnia peron 3 in around 22h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 600 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
100 zł - 550 zł
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 550 zł
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 400 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 400 zł
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 2 500 zł
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 zł - 1 700 zł
Flights from Glasgow to Warsaw Chopin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 800 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140 zł - 700 zł
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 zł - 160 zł
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
50 zł - 80 zł
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
120 zł - 160 zł
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30 zł - 410 zł
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
30 zł - 45 zł
Anytime Day Single
180 zł - 260 zł
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
290 zł - 410 zł
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
270 zł - 2 100 zł
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
270 zł - 380 zł
Anytime Day Single
900 zł - 1 300 zł
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
1 400 zł - 2 100 zł
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 zł - 1 600 zł
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
1 300 zł - 1 600 zł
Standard
470 zł - 600 zł
Standard Premier
650 zł - 850 zł
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
190 zł - 280 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
430 zł - 600 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
290 zł - 600 zł
Website
Thalys
Standard
290 zł - 400 zł
Comfort
350 zł - 450 zł
Premium
420 zł - 600 zł
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
430 zł - 600 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 zł - 320 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
689 zł
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
260 zł - 360 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70 zł - 95 zł
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
360 zł - 750 zł
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
460 zł - 600 zł
2-bed inside cabin
360 zł - 490 zł
2-bed sea view cabin
550 zł - 750 zł
4 berth commodore cabin
1 000 zł - 1 500 zł
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
1 300 zł - 1 800 zł
Standard Car (extra fee)
411 zł

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Edinburgh to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 444+ hotels available in Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW). Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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