Warsaw Airport

General information

Warsaw Aiport is the busiest airport in Poland, it is named after the famous Polish composer Frédéric Chopin. In 2017 Warsaw Airport accommodated more than 15 million passengers in one year, for the first time in history.


Where is Warsaw Airport situated?

The airport is situated southwest of Warsaw, road 634 (Zwirki i Wigury) connects the two places.

How many terminals has Warsaw Airport?

In 2010 the designation of the terminals changed, the entire complex of Terminal 1 (South Hall, check-in areas A, B) and Terminal 2 (North Hall, check-in areas C, D, E) is now known as Terminal A.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Warsaw Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Poland.

Airport Distance
Warsaw Modlin Airport 38km



The distance from Warsaw Airport to the centre of Warsaw is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Warsaw.

From WAW Airport to Warsaw City centre by Car
11 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Warsaw Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Warsaw Airport you can travel by train and bus. Visit the Warsaw Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Warsaw Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Warsaw is about PLN 40.-. Book your taxi at Warsaw Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From WAW Airport to Warsaw City centre by Taxi
11 km
25 min
PLN 40.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Warsaw Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Warsaw Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Warsaw Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Warsaw Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Warsaw Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Warsaw Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Warsaw Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • LOT (LO)
  • SmartWings (QS)
  • Wizz Air (W6)
  • KLM (KL)
  • Emirates (EK)


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Warsaw Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Courtyard by Marriott Warsaw Airport, Warsaw

Right opposite Warsaw Chopin Airport, non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Warsaw Airport offers amenities available 24 hours a day, including a fitness club. Warsaw city centre is a 15-minute drive away and can easily be reached by a fast train (SKM).


Airport Hotel Okęcie, Warsaw

Located just 1 km from the Warsaw Chopin Airport, Hotel Airport Okęcie offers free airport shuttle and free Wi-Fi in the entire building.


Hotel Roko, Warsaw

Hotel Roko is situated in Warsaw, in the Wlochy district. This 2-star hotel offers a garden. There is a restaurant.

Hotels in Warsaw

Looking for the best hotels in Warsaw? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Polonia Palace, Warsaw

This 4-star award-winning hotel is centrally situated, just opposite the Palace of Culture and Science. Polonia Palace Hotel features spacious air-conditioned rooms with a minibar and heated bathroom flooring. Free WiFi access is available.


Hotel Metropol, Warsaw

Located just opposite Warsaw’s Palace of Culture and Science, Hotel Metropol offers spacious rooms with free WiFi. In the morning, guests can enjoy a varied breakfast, including traditional Polish dishes.


Hampton by Hilton Warsaw City Centre, Warsaw

Enjoying prime location in the centre of Warsaw, Hampton by Hilton Warsaw City Centre is within a few steps of Warszawa Centralna Train Station, Złote Tarasy Shopping Centre and Palace of Culture and Science.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Warsaw Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Warsaw Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Explore the lively modern and historic capital of Poland with a 24, 48 or 72-hour hop-on and hop-off bus ticket. Hop-off at the sights you want to see, such as the Royal Palace, the Old Town, Market Square and more.


Warsaw: 4-Hour Polish Food Tour

Discover what pierogi, gołąbki and schabowy are on a 4-hour food tour of Warsaw, and experience the flavors of Polish cuisine. Learn about the local food culture and history, and hear fascinating stories about the Polish relationship to their gastronomy.

Tour & transport

Warsaw Ultimate Day Tour

See all the best attractions of Warsaw in just one day! Discover the historic old town, market square and Barbican. Visit the Presidential Palace, the Holy Cross Church, the Monument of the Warsaw Uprising and many other important sites.


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