Warsaw, Poland Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2022

Warsaw is a big and booming capital, but it still doesn’t get as much attention from most travelers as does Krakow, for several main reasons. Business travelers dominate, so hotel prices can feel high during the midweek. Still, Warsaw is a beautiful city that is very friendly and easy for tourists.

Why Visit Warsaw

Warsaw Facts

Population 1,700,000
Area 3,400,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Polish zloty
Airports Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)

Where to eat and drink in Warsaw

Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast then follow the local workers to the cheaper places.$2.76 - $4.51
Budget lunchLocal hearty favorites can be good value, as can Middle Eastern take-away.$4.76 - $7.27
Budget dinnerThere's plenty of budget options if you look for Polish restaurants, but Italian and other international dishes will cost more.$6.52 - $11.28
Beer (.5L)The local lagers such as Tysky are widely available and quite good. Happy-hour deals during the day are easy to find if you look. $2.26 - $4.01
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When to visit Warsaw

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Warsaw Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:37am5:51pm
21 Jun4:14am9:01pm
21 Sep6:20am6:37pm
21 Dec7:43am3:25pm

Where to stay in Warsaw

Warsaw Hotel Seasons

Warsaw Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar16.30 - 59.78
starstarstarstarstar25.00 - 80.43
starstarstarstarstar30.43 - 94.57
starstarstarstarstar51.09 - 119.57
starstarstarstarstar96.74 - 130.43
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Warsaw Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed5.43 - 20.65

Where to go before and after