Transportation to and from Warsaw Airport

Car

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

Warsaw Airport lies 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 train station is called Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina, it can be accessed directly through an extension of Terminal A. From there trains depart in the direction of the city every 15 minutes. Rail transportation is carried out by SKM (suburban railway – line S2, line S3) and KML (Koleje Mazowieckie – RL). To get to the centre of the city, you should get off at railway station Warszawa Sródmiescie (line S2) or central station Warszawa Centralna (line S3 and KML).

Train tickets
The train journey takes on average 22 minutes and a ticket costs 4.40 PLN for the red/white SKM trains and 6.80 PLN for the green/white KML trains. Single tickets of SKM can not be used on the trains of KML. Tickets are available from the ticket machines on the way to the platforms. If you will use the public transport system frequently, it is better to buy a One-day ticket for 15.00 PLN or a Weekend ticket for 24.00 PLN. These tickets are a good choice, because they are not expensive and valid on the train (SKM and KML), bus, tram and metro (types of tickets).

Public transportation in Warsaw is free for children up to 6 years, for children aged 7 to 16 years it’s travelling for half the price. Please consult website and timetable SKM and KML for more information.

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 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. 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: 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.

Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

PLN 586.47

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: Afternoon City Tour with Pickup & Drop-off

PLN 152.05

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.

Warsaw: Private Tour Warsaw in a Nutshell by Retro Minibus

PLN 108.61

Experience the full spectrum of Warsaw, visit classic places like the Old Town as well as spots off the beaten tourist path on this 3-hour private tour - all done in a retro communist minibus with a professional guide.

Warsaw: World War II Private Walking Tour

PLN 449

Visit places and monuments in Warsaw that are connected to World War II, and learn the history of the war in Poland. Discover the stories of some Polish army heroes at Powiazki Cemetery with the extended tour option.

Tours and transport

Warsaw: Morning Historical Sightseeing Tour with Pickup

PLN 152.05

See the sights of Warsaw by bus and on foot on a 3-hour sightseeing tour. Travel down the historic Royal Route, visit the summer residence of the last King of Poland in Łazienki Park, discover some of the World War II memorials and more.

Warsaw: Warsaw Uprising Museum & Wilanow Royal Palace

PLN 269

Travel back in time and explore two different epochs in Poland’s history on this 4-hour tour with transport. Visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum. Explore the Wilanow Royal Palace.

Warsaw Uprising Museum Audio Guided Tour

PLN 179

Enjoy entry and an audio guided tour of the Warsaw Uprising Museum. Discover the multimedia exhibits, take a flight simulation over Warsaw, and see authentic artefacts from the uprising. The tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel.

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