Transportation to and from Warsaw Airport

Car

What is the distance from Warsaw Airport to the centre of Warsaw?

Warsaw Airport is located pretty close to the city centre (Rynek Starego Miasta). The distance is 11 kilometres / 6.8 miles, travel time by car is 25 minutes.

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

Public transport

Train to Warsaw

Since the 1st of June 2012 it is possible to travel by train between Warsaw Airport and Warsaw. This is a faster travel option than the bus, the price makes no difference. The airport’s underground train station is called Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina and directly accessible from Terminal A. From Arrivals 1 you can get there in 2 minutes, it’s a 5-minute walk from Arrivals 2. A train departs in the direction of the city every 15 minutes. Rail transportation is carried out by SKM (suburban railway – line S2, line S3) and KM (Koleje Mazowieckie – RL). If you want to go to centre of the city, you should get off at Warszawa Śródmieście (line S2) or central station Warszawa Centralna (line S3 and KM). Warsaw Airport is located in zone 1 / strefa 1.

Train tickets
The train journey takes on average 22 minutes, a ticket costs 4.40 PLN for both the red/white SKM trains and the green/white KM trains. You can buy ZTM tickets from the ticket machines on the way to the platforms. ZTM carries out public transport in the capital of Poland. If you are planning to use public transportation more often, it is better to buy a One-day ticket for 15.00 PLN, a Weekend ticket for 24.00 PLN or a 3-day ticket for 36.00 PLN. It can be very handy, because these tickets are not expensive and valid on the train (SKM and KM), bus, tram and metro (types of tickets). Public transportation in Warsaw is free for children up to 6 years, children aged 7 to 16 years can travel for half the price. Please consult website and timetable SKM and KM for more information.

Image source: ztm.waw.pl 

Bus to Warsaw

Even though there is a train connection to Warsaw, there are still five public bus routes operating between the airport and Warsaw. Bus 175 makes many stops on the route, nevertheless it is popular among travellers. The bus stops at the airport are located in front of Arrivals 1, here you can find a Bilety / Tickets machine as well. The bus terminus is located in the centre of the city, at the Piłsudski Square (Plac Piłsudskiego).

Travel time is 45 minutes and the price of a ticket is 4.40 PLN per person. Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines at the bus stops and on the bus. However, paying in cash is not possible on the bus. During the night there are no trains to and from the airport, night bus N32 is your only option. The night line runs every day of the week between 23:15 hours and 04:50 hours. Please consult buses to and from Warsaw Airport for more information. 

Tickets

Warsaw: Chopin Concert with Complimentary Drink

PLN 60

Enjoy a professional piano performance of Chopin music played by outstanding artists in Chopin's city. Relax in a building connected with the history of the Polish composer. Experience timeless music within a small salon venue every day at 7:00 PM.

Warsaw: Chopin Concert in the Old Town

PLN 60

Experience exceptional daily concerts organized at a unique location in the heart of the Old Town of Warsaw. Every day outstanding pianists perform Chopin's pieces in the left wing of the Royal Castle, with their own interpretation of his works.

Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

PLN 592.46

Explore the historic city center and New Town of Warsaw on a 4-hour walking tour. Visit the Grand Theatre and Opera, Royal Palace, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and more. Learn about the city’s long and often turbulent history from an expert guide.

Activities

Warsaw: Warsaw Historical Group Tour with Pickup & Drop-Off

PLN 153.60

Join this tour is you are interested in the history of Warsaw. Your guide will show you the city highlights with a pinch of history. Your tour will take 3 hours and goes by The Royal Gardens, The Old Town, and Ghetto.

Warsaw: Afternoon City Tour with Pickup & Drop-off

PLN 153.60

Discover the sights of Warsaw by air-conditioned vehicle on a flexible, small group afternoon tour. Marvel at monuments such as the Barbican and Old Town Market Square. Admire the aristocratic buildings of the "Royal Route" and much more.

From Poznan: Full-Day Private Warsaw Sightseeing Tour

PLN 1663.28

Travel by train from Poznan to Warsaw to discover the sights of Poland’s capital city. On this full-day tour you will explore the Old Town and the New Town, and see famous attractions including Łazienki Park, the Jablonowski Palace, and the Royal Castle.

Tours and transport

Warsaw: Historic Private Tour in Retro Fiat

PLN 175.54

Learn about the history of Warsaw from the seat of a retro Fiat 125p. Enjoy a guided tour through Warsaw and visit some of the city's most remarkable historical landmarks.

Warsaw: Second World War Tour

PLN 109

If you are interested in history, and especially the Second World War period, this is a truly fascinating tour. Learn about one of the most tragic times in the history of Warsaw and Poland, and visit the iconic Warsaw Uprising Museum.

Jewish Warsaw 4-Hour Heritage Tour

PLN 658.29

During the 4-hour walking tour the former Warsaw Ghetto will be explored as well as the introduction to the history of Polish Jews in Warsaw and Poland, from the arrivals of Jews to Masovia to Warsaw today.

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