Transportation to and from Warsaw Airport
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
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).
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.
Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour
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.
Warsaw: Private Nighttime City Tour with Pub Crawl
Discover Warsaw by night as you hop onboard an old school communist-era bus and see some of the most interesting sites the city has to offer. Then visit a few local bars with your guide and experience Warsaw’s famously vibrant nightlife on a pub crawl.
Tours and transport
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