Ryanair’s new route to Poland: Stansted – Olsztyn Mazury
The Irish low-cost carrier strengthens its presence in Poland by introducing in its 2016 winter schedule a direct route to one of the country’s newest airports: Olsztyn-Mazury Airport (SZY).
This service will be available three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The departure time from Stansted will typically be 17.30, with the plane arriving to Olsztyn at 20:55.
The new route starts operating on November, 1st.
Tickets for Stansted-Olsztyn flights are already on sale on the carrier’s website, with prices starting from £9.99.
Olsztyn Mazury Airport, inaugurated as a civilian airport in January 2016, is the latest airport to start operations in Poland. It is located in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in north-eastern Poland.
The airport, located some 6 miles from the city of Szczytno uses largely the infrastructure of the former military airport Szymany. The distance from the airport to the city of Olsztyn is approximately 40 miles.
Currently five carriers have manifested interest in the airport. The regional airline Sprint Air offers flights to Olsztyn from Berlin-Tegel, Krakow and Wroclaw. Three additional airlines are scheduled to initiate operations at Olsztyn Mazury airport in the nearest future.
Apart from Stansted route from Rynair, flights to Olsztyn will be available with Wizzair (from London Luton), LOT Polish Airlines (from Warsaw-Chopin) and Adria Airways (from Munich).
Mazury, the by far most famous Polish lake district, is a popular get away destination, just a 3 hour drive away from the capital, Warsaw.
Mazury area is sought after for its unspoiled nature and beautiful landscapes. With over a 1000 of different sized bodies of water, many of them interconnected, Mazury offers perfect conditions for sailing and other water sports. Hiking, birdwatching, horse riding and golf are just a few other outdoor activities widely available in this beautiful corner of Poland.