About the Warsaw Airport including arrival procedures, how to get the the Warsaw City Centrum and transporation hints.
The Warsaw Airport is the Friedrich Chopin Airport and is locally known by its old name, Okecie. It is a modern busy, international airport that is very close to the center of Warsaw. The terminal is well laid out and it is very easy for you to find you way around. The official Polish Government Site is at Warsaw Airport
Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is located in the south-western part of Warsaw, about 10km from the city center. A main road, "Zwirki i Wigury" leads directly from the Warsaw Airport to the Warsaw City Center or About The Warsaw Centrum
If you are interested in a little information about what you will experience when you arrive, there is a special page under this next link that you can read about Warsaw Airport Arrival Procedures.
Guides, Translators, Travel Companions, General Help
There are many people and services ready to help you. As big as Warsaw is, and as tourist oriented as it is, it is really difficult to find a place to get information. It is strange, but it is so. So we have made a special section where you can find people and services that will help you. If you wish to have someone pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel or to the train station and get you safely deposited in the right train, you can have that done. Go to this link. Polish Translators
Ground Connections From The Airport
The Airport is served by taxis, buses and hotel shuttle buses. You can also make arrangements for a special private pickup.
The least expensive connection is the train that leaves from the airport and takes you to the City Center. The video at the left gives you information.
And below is other useful information.
Train Connections - How to get to the Warsaw Central Train Station. Warsaw Central Train Station
Taxis - The City regulates the cab services at the airport. Only authorized cabs can pick you up. Any cab can deliver you. To give you some necessary background on cab service, here are some useful links. How To Get To Warsaw From The Warsaw Airport By Taxi Cab and About Taxi Cabs in Warsaw Poland
Buses - Bus service is available 24 hours per day. Bus service is very efficient and very inexpensive.
Bus tickets may be purchased at newspaper kiosks or from the bus drivers. The normal fair is 2.40 zloty. If you buy a ticket from the bus driver, it is 3.00 zloty.
Three bus lines provide round-the-clock service to and from the airport. Buses (bus numbers 175 and 188) run everyday between 04:44 and 23:10, as frequently as every 8 minutes during peak hours or every 10 - 15 minutes during non-peak hours. Between 22:47 and 04:47, a night bus (number 611) provides connection between the Airport and the Central train station. The buses take you directly to locations in the center of Warsaw that are close to the hotels.Hotels in Warsaw, Poland
Here are some links to specific information about using the buses at the airport and also about using them in Warsaw.
About Buses in Warsaw, Poland - This is good general information that you will find useful for getting around Warsaw.
Buying Tickets And Using Them On Trams, The Metro And Buses - Here you find out about tickets for the buses and trams.
Bus 175 Warsaw, Poland - If you are going to ride this bus, be sure to read this page. This is the main bus that will take you from the airport to the City Center and to the hotel district. You get great service but you must be careful of pickpockets.
Hotel Shuttles - Many of the hotels provide shuttle service. You are well advised to consider them. You can get information about the hotels and shuttles at this link called Hotels in Warsaw, Poland .
Private Pickup - If you would like to have someone meet you at the airport, and take you to your destination in Warsaw, you are invited to contact us. We will help you through the confusion of the airport and get you to your destination promptly. If you are going directly to a train to another city, we will get you on that train. If you need other assistance, we will do our best to accomodate you. clicking here.
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