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TRANSPORT

Warsaw is accessible through two airports: Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (code WAW) and Warsaw-Modlin Airport (code WMI).

 

Although Poland is part of European Union and Schengen area – visitors from some countries might still need a visa to enter it. See current requirements at Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Chopin Airport (WAW) is the largest and busiest airport in Poland. It’s also the closest airport to the main conference venue and better connected to Warsaw city centre.

Available transport options:

  1. Rail – this is the easiest way to reach downtown Warsaw. Take either S2 (to Warszawa Śródmieście) or S3 line (to Central Railway Station). Journey time is approx. 35 mins (?)  (more details can be found here: https://www.warsaw-airport.com/rail.php)
  2. Bus – the airport is connected to downtown Warsaw by 5 bus routes. Choose 175, 188 or N32 (night bus) to get to Central Railway Station (more details can be found here: https://www.warsaw-airport.com/bus.php)
  3. Taxi – with light traffic, it takes around 20 minutes to get to the centre from the airport. There are just 3 taxi companies available in Warsaw Airport: Ele Taxi, Super Taxi and Sawa Taxi ready to attend your needs. (more details can be found here: https://www.warsaw-airport.com/taxi.php)
  4. Uber – Uber is a convenient and safe way to travel around Warsaw; prices are slightly lower than traditional taxis.
  5. Car rental – you can also rent a car at the airport. Click here and check all the options that do you have available!

Warsaw-Modlin Airport (WMI) is located around 40 km of the Warsaw city centre and offers two direct and one indirect connection.

If you want to use:

  1. Taxi – fasted travel method is by hiring a Modlin airport taxi, operated by either Sawa Taxi or Taxi Modlin. Taxi trips last 40 minutes on average.
  2. Bus – Modlin Bus is the main transportation method to Warsaw city centre. The bus is available multiple times a day from 5:10 am until 12:15 am. The trips will usually last around an hour depending on the time of the day.
  3. Train + shuttle bus combination – shuttle buses will be available after each arrival from the airport to Modlin railway station, where people can take a direct train connection to Warsaw. Trip takes around 50 minutes.

Public transport

Moving around Warsaw is convenient, easy and relatively cheap. The average price of single ticket is around 1 EUR. The city is very well connected by multiple bus and tram lines and 2 underground lines. To plan your journey you can use Maps by Google or travel planner by ZTM Warsaw an organiser of public transport.

You can also download JakDojade app from Google Play or App Store.

Tickets are easy to purchase from vending machines located next to bigger bus stops, in selected buses and trams, post offices, authorised points, including among others, Passenger Service Centres.

It’s affordable to use other options like taxis, Uber or recently opened Lime scooters.

Recommended taxi companies and phone numbers:

  • ELE TAXI: +48 22 811 11 11
  • ECO CAR: +48 123456789
  • SUPER TAXI: +48 22 196 22
  • SAWA TAXI: +48 22 644 44 44