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There are 11 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Rzeszow  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rzeszow (RZE) LHR - RZE

185 zł - 784 zł

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Train to London Luton, fly to Rzeszow  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Rzeszow (RZE) LTN - RZE

227 zł - 772 zł

Fly London Stansted to Rzeszow  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rzeszow (RZE) STN - RZE

195 zł - 698 zł

Train to London Luton, fly to Krakow, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Krakow (KRK) LTN - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny

327 zł - 842 zł

Fly London Gatwick to Krakow, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Krakow (KRK) LGW - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny

285 zł - 661 zł

Fly London Stansted to Krakow, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Krakow (KRK) STN - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny

315 zł - 508 zł

Bus  •  29h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Rzeszów

258 zł - 358 zł

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32h 8m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Gent
  2. Take the bus from Gent to Rzeszów

296 zł - 410 zł

Train, night train  •  28h 33m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Rzeszow Glowny Ec

1 531 zł - 2 875 zł

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 4m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rzeszów

1 542 zł - 1 966 zł

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 36m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rzeszów

1 212 zł - 1 939 zł

United Kingdom → Poland
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International entry into Poland from United Kingdom

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Poland from United Kingdom

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rzeszów is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rzeszów is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rzeszów 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Poland.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 29h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów is to train and fly which costs £40 - £150 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Rzeszów. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Rzeszów via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Rzeszów. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Rzeszow Glowny via Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 33m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Rzeszów is 1557 km.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów without a car is to bus which takes 29h 40m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Rzeszów bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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Waterloo Station to Rzeszów train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów is to fly which takes 8h 22m and costs £35 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 29h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów.
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  • Distance: 1557.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Rzeszów, Poland?

LOT, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Waterloo Station to Rzeszów 3 times a day. Alternatively, Autokar Polska operates a bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Rzeszów 4 times a week. Tickets cost 250 zł - 350 zł and the journey takes 28h 20m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rzeszow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150 zł - 600 zł
Flights from London Luton to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130 zł - 650 zł
Flights from London Luton to Rzeszow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 zł - 750 zł
Flights from London Stansted to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 550 zł
Flights from London Luton to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110 zł - 550 zł
Flights from London Luton to Krakow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150 zł - 650 zł
Flights from London Stansted to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160 zł - 370 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 zł - 750 zł
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 750 zł
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from London Gatwick to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240 zł - 950 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rzeszow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 zł - 1 200 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rzeszow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
470 zł - 2 200 zł
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
65 zł - 80 zł
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
65 zł - 80 zł
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30 zł - 55 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
30 zł - 45 zł
Business
45 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
45 zł - 55 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19 zł - 28 zł
Website
Polregio
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 zł - 170 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 zł - 650 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Eurostar
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
440 zł - 600 zł
Website
Nightjet
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 Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Rzeszów
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
250 zł - 350 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Gent
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50 zł - 70 zł
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
350 zł - 650 zł
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
350 zł - 650 zł
Standard Car - Flexi
600 zł - 800 zł

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Rzeszow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Waterloo Station to Rzeszów bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rzeszów station.

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Rzeszów is 1h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 3:25 PM in Waterloo Station and 4:25 PM in Rzeszów.

Waterloo Station to Rzeszów train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Rzeszow Glowny station.

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British Airways, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rzeszow Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Rzeszów. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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