Practical information

Getting to Warsaw by air
The easiest and most recommended way to get to Warsaw is by air. There are two airports you may consider:

  • Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is an international hub served by major European airlines and a few budget airlines. It is located within city limits, about 10 km from the city centre. It’s very easy and relatively cheap to get into the city centre from there. In addition to taxis, the airport is connected to the city centre by train line and a municipal bus line.
  • Warsaw Modlin airport operates several budget lines.  It is located some 30 km form the city centre, outside the city limits. The easiest way to get to and from there is by bus. They journey takes about 40 minutes and costs 9 PLC (about 2 euro). It can also be reached by taxi and train.

Getting to Warsaw by train
Warsaw has railway connections with several European capitals: Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Basel, Amsterdam, Vilnius, Minsk, Kiev, Lvov and Moscow.

Getting to Warsaw by coach
There are coaches travelling between Warsaw and several major European cities. Travelling to Poland by coach may be cheap but it is very long, the journey can take 20 hours or longer.

Getting to Warsaw by car
Warsaw can be reached by A2 motorway.