Poland – travel advice

Jun 18, 2020

Direct flights between Poland and the UK are suspended until at least 30 June. From 17 June flights are permitted between Poland and most members of the European Economic Area and Switzerland, apart from the United Kingdom, Sweden and Portugal. All other international flights remain suspended until 30 June.

If you have booked a standard airline ticket, check with your airline for the latest schedule and information on flight availability, and for refund/rebooking processes if your flight has been cancelled.

The Polish Government has reduced the number of people who can enter Poland at this time. See Entry requirements

If you wish to leave Poland you should make arrangements to do so as soon as possible. See Return to the UK

The UK has left the European Union. The rules on travel to EU countries will stay the same until 31 December 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. This page will be updated with country-specific information for travellers to Poland as things change. Sign up for email alerts and view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Many British nationals visit Poland every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Terrorist attacks in Poland can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re living in or moving to Poland, read the Living in Poland guide in addition to this travel advice.

Driving in Poland can be hazardous. See Road travel

If you hold dual Polish and British nationality, the British Embassy may only be able to offer limited consular assistance.

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. For information on the European Health Insurance Card see Health.

If you need to contact the emergency services in Poland call 112.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Source: gov.uk

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