Transportation to and from Warsaw Modlin Airport


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

The distance between the airport and centre of Warsaw (Rynek Starego Miasta) is 38 kilometres / 23.6 miles, which by car takes at least 35 minutes.

From WMI Airport to Warsaw City centre by Car
38 km
35 min

Public transport

If you want to travel from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Lodz, you can choose for the train from Modlin railway station or the direct bus of ModlinBus or OKbus. Travel time from the airport to the third largest city in Poland is at least 3 hours.

Train to Warsaw

You can take the shuttle bus to the nearest train station (Stacja kolejowa Modlin), where you have the possibility to board a train to the main railway station of Warsaw (Warszawa Centralna). Trains of Koleje Mazowieckie run several times per hour to the stations Warszawa Wschodnia, Warszawa Centralna, Warszawa Gdańska, Warszawa Zachodnia and Warsaw Chopin Airport. The journey time to the central station in Warsaw is around 40 minutes.

Train tickets
The shuttle bus runs every 20 to 30 minutes, travel time between Warsaw Modlin Airport and Modlin’s train station is no more than 10 minutes. Airport tickets can be purchased at the airport for 19.00 PLN, it includes the bus ride. In the terminal you will find a ticket machine and information desk, outside at the bus stop there is another ticket machine. Please consult train Warsaw Modlin Airport and website Koleje Mazowieckie for more information.

Bus services

ModlinBus to Warsaw – Book your tickets now!

ModlinBus offers a direct connection between Warsaw Modlin Airport and the city, the timetable is adapted to flight arrival and departure times of Ryanair in order to meet all incoming and outgoing flights. One or two times per hour a bus runs to Warsaw and Warsaw Modlin Airport. In Warsaw you can get off at the Palace of Culture and Science (Kinoteka), near the central station of Warsaw and metro station Centrum. The bus services are operated by carriers ModlinBus and OKbus.

ModlinBus tickets
The journey takes 50 minutes on average, during the bus ride you can use free WiFi (if it works). Tickets cost 33 Polish zloty and are available at the purple desk of ModlinBus inside the airport terminal. However, it is easier and most of the times cheaper to buy a ticket through the website of ModlinBus. Online tickets are available from 9.00 PLN. Please consult bus Warsaw Modlin Airport and website and timetable ModlinBus for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 33 PLN 66 PLN
Children, 2 up to 12 years 23 PLN 46 PLN


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

PLN 151.59

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: Chopin Concert in a Historical Old Town Location

PLN 75

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: Afternoon City Tour with Pickup & Drop-off

PLN 151.59

Tour the beautiful city of Warsaw in an 18-passenger air-conditioned coach. Relax and enjoy a small-group tour. On this 3-hour scheduled sightseeing tour, visit Old Town, the Royal Castle, the Jewish Ghetto, Lazienki Park, and much more.


From Poznan: Full-Day Private Warsaw Sightseeing Tour

PLN 1715.09

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.

Warsaw: Private Food and History Tour in a Retro Minibus

PLN 173.24

Experience vibrant Warsaw through a tantalizing combination of sightseeing, eating, and rich historical information. Marvel at the architecture as you drive across town in a communist-era minibus. Eat, drink, and wander like a local.

Warsaw: 3-Hour Car Tour of Jewish Warsaw

PLN 45.48

This 3-hour tour takes you to places where you can still admire the climate of pre-war multi-cultural Warsaw. You will visit the only synagogue which survived WWII and the Jewish cemetery where famous rabbis and Jewish families are buried.

Tours and transport

Warsaw: Highlights Private Tour in Nysa 522

PLN 168.91

See the best of Warsaw and get to know the real spirit of this amazing city. Hop into an original Polish socialist car, the Nysa 522, and take a ride through history.

Warsaw: World War II Private Walking Tour

PLN 999

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.

Warsaw: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Guided Tour

PLN 87

Discover the history of Warsaw on this historical guided tour. Visit some of the most famous landmarks in the city, including the Royal Castle, the Holy Cross Church, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Pick up some local tips and souvenirs.


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