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Getting to Warsaw

Warsaw can be reached by any means of transportation: plane, train, bus or private car.
The Chopin Airport is located only 10 km from the centre of the capital and Warsaw Modlin Airport is located around 35 km north-west from the city centre.
Warsaw has three large railway stations serving international and domestic long-distance connections: Warszawa Zachodnia, Warszawa Centralna and Warszawa Wschodnia.
Long-distance and international buses arrive at the bus station Dworzec PKS Warszawa Zachodnia, Dworzec Autobusowy Metro Młociny and Dworzec Autobusowy Metro Wilanowska.

By Plane
By Train
By Bus
By Car
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BY PLANE

 

Chopin Airport

Most of aircraft heading to Warsaw land at the Chopin Airport (www.lotnisko-chopina.pl) about 10 km from the city centre.
Important telephone numbers:
• Information on arrivals and departures +48 22 650 42 20 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
• Information of LOT Polish Airlines +48 22 577 77 55, www.lot.com 
• Information about Customs at the airport +48 22 650 34 30, +48 22 650 48 93

The airport handles more than a dozen airlines. A list of all airlines served by Warsaw airport 

To reach the city centre you can use public transportation:
- Bus number 175 runs to the centre and around the Old Town (Stare Miasto)
- Bus numbers 148 and 188 run to the 'other' side of the river, to Praga, Grochów and Gocław
- Night bus number N32 runs to the city centre
- by train - more information
Transport tickets are needed to use all lines.

In front of the Terminal is a taxi stop, with selected and reliable taxi companies: Ele Taxi, Sawa Taxi, Super Taxi.
More information about taxi in Warsaw
Avoid people in the arrivals hall who encourage you to use some random form of 'taxi' transportation. They often do not have a license to carry people in their cars, and their fees are several times higher than a registered and legal corporate taxi.
There is a multilevel car park at the airport where you can leave your car for several hours or several days.


Warsaw Modlin Airport
Warsaw Modlin AirportThe Warsaw Modlin Airport (modlinairport.pl), located around 35 km north-west from the city centre opened in 2012. Most of the flights handled by Warsaw Modlin Airport are operated by charter airline companies and Ryanair airlines.The airport offers international connections on short- and medium-haul routes. Flight take place 24 hours a day.

Important telephone numbers:
• The airport information: +48 801 80 18 80, +48 22 315 18 80 (for mobile phones and connections from abroad)
• Information for Ryanair passengers: +48 703 303 033; +48 703 703 007, www.ryanair.com

Access to the city from the airport:

• By train:
Departures of Koleje Mazowieckie trains take place from Modlin railway station. In order to get there you can use a special airport bus which leaves from the airport terminal at times coordinated with KM trains timetable. Special airport ticket at the price of 17 zlotys can be purchased in the airport hall.
Estimated time of the journey: 1 hour 15 minutes

• By bus:

Modlinbus

Departures of  Modlinbus take place 24 hours a day at times coordinated with the schedule of flights. The bus stops in Warsaw in the car park in front of the Palace of Culture and Science (Marszałkowska street). The tickets are available in the arrivals hall, in the bus (payment in foreign currency, by cash or by card is accepted), at the point of sale in the Palace of Culture and Science and online at www.modlinbus.pl. For more information call +48 22 290 50 90 or email: info@modlinbus.pl or visit www.modlinbus.pl.

Estimated time of the journey: 45 minutes. 

OKbus

Departures of OKbus take place 24 hours a day at times coordinated with the schedule of flights. The line offers direct connection with the centre of Warsaw with a bus stopping in front of the main entrance to the Palace of Culture and Science (Marszałkowska street) between Centrum metro station and Świętokrzyska metro station. The tickets are available in the arrivals hall, in the bus (payment in foreign currency, by cash or by card is accepted), at the point of sale in the Palace of Culture and Science and online at www.okbus.pl. For more information call +48 22 290 50 90 or email: info@modlinbus.pl or visit www.okbus.pl.

Estimated time of the journey: 45 minutes. 

• By taxi:
The airport recommends the services provided by the two taxi companies Sawa taxi and Taxi Modlin. The costs of the transfer to the centre of Warsaw range from 100 to 200 zlotys (depending on a district.)
CAUTION ! We strongly advise against using the services offered by the persons whom you can accidentally meet in the hall of arrivals and highly recommend sticking to licensed carriers.

• By car:
There are two routes leading from the airport to Warsaw. One can take either S7 (Warszawa – Gdańsk) or alternatively follow Modlińska Street and continue through Jabłonna and Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki.
Estimated time of the journey: 40 minutes

There are two car parks in the area of the airport, where one can leave a car. There are also  privately-owned car parks in the surroundings, which provide free transport to the terminal.


BY TRAIN


Warsaw has three large railway stations serving international and domestic long-distance connections:
- Warszaw Centralna , Aleje Jerozolimskie 54
It is located in the heart of the city, and has very good connections with all districts of Warsaw.
- Warszawa Zachodnia , Aleje Jerozolimskie 144
Thanks its location right next to the international bus station, it’s a good connection and changing location for people using long-distance (both national and international) buses.
- Warszawa Wschodnia , ulica Lubelska 1
It is located on the Praga side of the river.

Suburban rail traffic is supported by:
- Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) www.mazowieckie.com.pl 
- Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa (WKD) www.wkd.com.pl 
- Szybka Kolej Miejska (SKM) www.skm.warszawa.pl 
- PKP Przewozy Regionalne www.przewozyregionalne.pl 
Those trains stop at most of railway stations, eg.: Warszawa Śródmieście, Warszawa Śródmieście WKD, Warszawa Wschodnia, Warszawa Stadion, Warszawa Zachodnia, Warszawa Powiśle, Warszawa Gdańska, Warszawa Ochota and Warszawa Wileńska.

Railway tickets can be purchased at the cash-only windows (kasa) in the stations, on the Internet or at selected travel agencies. You can also purchase your ticket on the train from the conductor, whom you must seek out immediately upon boarding the train, to buy the ticket. Tickets sold on the train are subject to an additional fee.

Timetable of trains is available at:
www.pkp.pl  
www.intercity.pl 

Railway Information (24 hours a day):
tel. +48 197 57 
tel. +48 22 391 97 57  (from abroad)

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