Poland travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Poland with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Poland.

Poland travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Poland with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Poland - quick facts
Flight time 2 to 2.5 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Polish
Currency Polish Zloty
Electricity C + E plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Poland?

Considering a holiday to the Poland? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
  • Night owls - nightlife

Poland tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Poland weather

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Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
Days with some rainfall

The Poland weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Warsaw.

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Poland travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Poland from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Poland.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Poland travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Poland with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Poland, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Poland covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Poland with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Poland travel features

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Poland FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Poland including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Poland due to Covid-19?

Poland is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Poland.

Check out Ministry of Health, Poland for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Poland?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Poland. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Poland from the UK?

The flight time to Poland from the UK is typically 2 to 2.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between Poland and the UK?

The time difference between Poland and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Poland?

The main language spoken in Poland is Polish.

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What is the currency in Poland?

The currency in Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN).

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Which plugs are used in Poland?

Poland uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Poland?

They drive on the right side of the road in Poland.

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