Turkish Airlines offers two direct flights in average on a daily basis from Istanbul to Warsaw. Flights take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (WAW) within two and a half hours in average. Ongoing all year round, flights may increase in number especially in the summertime. There are also connecting flights operated over Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE) in this route for those planning to increase their flight alternatives. Note that the duration of the journey in connecting flights varies by the layover at Vienna.
The most cosmopolitan Turkish city receiving immigration from all over the world, Istanbul is also the most populous city countrywide. This major metropolitan encircled by Marmara inland sea and Black Sea extends over both Europe and Asia. Owning a splendid landscape by the beautiful Bosporus flowing through, bridges connecting the continents and pretty ferries cruising all day long between two sides, Istanbul is highly appealing to every tourist.
Offering a brilliant atmosphere with the flawless harmony of traditional Anatolian culture and vigorous European lifestyle, Istanbul has warm climate, allowing the city to be visited all seasons. This heavenly destination arousing worldwide interest is flooded by millions of tourists wishing to witness the glorious history of Ottomans in Topkapı Palace, watch a recital at Hagia Irene, try the palatable tastes of Turkish cuisine in a fancy restaurant along Bosporus, and take an enjoyable boat tour between two continents.
As the country’s most populous city, Istanbul hosts two airports managing the busy air traffic: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Although both airports are used for Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul, only Istanbul Airport (IST) serves as a point of departure for the flights to Warsaw.
Istanbul Airport (IST) is approximately 35 km from the city and there are plenty of ways for you to reach the airport from the city center. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the city center by taxi and costs around 100 TL. You can travel with Havaist at almost any hour of the day, and these shuttles depart from many places in the city. If you are looking for a cheaper option, then you can benefit from the IETT bus services. For more information on transport schedules check our transport information page.
The capital of Poland, Warsaw is an extremely delightful destination on the banks of the Vistula River. As a pioneer countrywide in commerce and finance as well, this pretty city is remarkable for the worldwide famous musician Frederic Chopin.
Bearing partially the traces of Soviets, Warsaw is also known for its verdant parks and free open air concerts of classical music. As a capital with an attractive fabric with all its churches, squares and statues, Warsaw rapidly dresses its war wounds and increases its popularity gradually. The most popular attraction in the city, the Old Town district gets credit from the guests by numerous works of art included in UNESCO World Heritage List. Warsaw Museum of History is certainly the favorite of those wishing to know closer the region and the past. Royal Castle also stands out as a noteworthy icon in the city. The Palace of Culture and Science with 42 floors, on the other hand, is known as the tallest building countrywide with the details of Soviet architecture.
There are two airports serving in the city: Frederic Chopin Airport (WAW) and Modlin Airport (WMI). Passengers with a flight ticket to Warsaw with Turkish Airlines land at Frederic Chopin Airport (WAW).
There are a couple of alternatives in transport for reaching the city center from Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (WAW). It is possible to use the trains operating from the Terminal A for reaching the city center. You may comfortably reach the center via SKM and KM railway systems. The lines S2 and S3 of SKM head towards Warswaza Centralna, the city’s central railway station. KM line, on the other hand, reaches the bus terminal.
Another option would be the buses numbered 175 or 188 serving from 04.00 to 23.00 every day. In addition, there is also the bus numbered N32 serving from 23.00. You may reach the center within nearly thirty minutes via these buses.
Those interested in a private transport may reach anywhere in the city via the cabs operating 7/24, or consider renting a car to ensure a smooth transport during their stay.