When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Wrocław?
The cheapest time for Wrocław flights is in late spring or early autumn. This shoulder season usually has warm sunny weather, but isn’t nearly as crowded as the summer months and rates are cheaper. Summer is peak season and has the best weather while winter is low season with temperatures just below freezing point. Whatever time of year you visit, compare prices on Netflights to find the best budget-saving deals.
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Wrocław?
For cheap flights to Wrocław, book at least two to three months in advance of your departure date. Booking and departing during the week, as well as selecting flexible dates, can help keep costs low. If you plan to leave closer to the date, don’t forget to check out offers on last-minute flights to help you save money.
Flying to Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport (WRO)
Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport (WRO), named after the famous astronomer, is ten kilometres south-east of Wrocław city centre.
Return flights to Wrocław are available from London’s Heathrow Airport and City Airport, as well as Birmingham Airport, Manchester Airport and Edinburgh Airport. Although none of them offer direct flights, they do have indirect flights that require a single stopover in cities like Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich. When booking from Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow Airport, keep in mind that there is only one flight each day and some airports only offer Wrocław flights on certain days of the week. Only a selected number of airlines fly to this city from the UK, including Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and Swiss Airlines.
On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport is a small, modern airport with a single terminal on three levels. The ground floor is for arriving international and domestic flights while the first floor is where the boarding gates are located. The second floor has both a restaurant and an observation deck. WRO has several amenities for passengers, which include restaurants, bars and cafes on all three levels, as well as VIP and business lounges. Travel agencies, ATMs, information desks, a chapel, grocery shop, souvenir shop, post office and medical services are all found on the ground floor. Two duty-free shops, a souvenir shop, clothing and jewellery shops and gates are located on the first floor.
Getting to the City from Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport (WRO)
There are three transport options you can take from Wrocław Airport to the city centre: bus, taxi or car hire. The bus is the cheapest option and offers both local and airport-city transfer services. Local bus 106 departs for PKS station (next to main train station in the city centre) every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 40 minutes. The airport express bus departs every 40-50 minutes to the bus or railway station and arrives in just 30 minutes. Metered taxis can be found outside the terminal and take 20-25 minutes to reach the city centre. Car hire agencies are located on the ground floor and the car hire parking area is outside the terminal building.
Why visit Wrocław?
Wrocław is a lovely city with a unique landscape of over 12 different islands linked by more than 100 bridges. Cathedral Island has some amazing architecture, most notably the Gothic St John Baptist Cathedral, which was rebuilt after the Second World War. There is more beautiful architecture to discover at the medieval market square, Rynek of Wrocław. It is one of the largest markets in all of Europe and the focal point of the city with its grand buildings like the late-Gothic Town Hall.
Discover the cultural side of Wrocław by viewing a theatrical performance in the Puppet Theatre or listening to opera in the Wrocław Opera House, one of the biggest and most important in Poland. The Wrocław Museum of Contemporary Art (MMW) focuses on local and progressive contemporary art, while the popular National Museum features works from medieval times. Take a walk across the steel Tumski Bridge which is covered in romantic love locks or stroll down the paths of the lush and tranquil Botanical Gardens at the University of Wrocław.
Don't Forget Before you Fly
Before you travel to Wrocław, it’s a good idea to get some Polish złotys, especially if you are from Scotland or Northern Ireland. Neither Scottish nor Northern Irish banknotes are exchangeable in Poland. If you decide to withdraw money on arrival, WRO has ATMs located on the ground floor. Since Poland is part of the EU, British citizens don’t need to have a visa when travelling to Wrocław. However, your passport must, at least, be valid for the duration of your stay.