Warsaw Chopin Airport Guide (WAW)

Airport info
Code: WAW
Ulica Zwirki i Wigury 1, 00 906 Warszawa, Poland

Warsaw Chopin Airport is located 10 km (6 miles) southwest of central Warsaw.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +48
(022) 650 4220 or 1111.
Timezone: GMT ++01:00
Warsaw Chopin Airport map

Poland’s largest and busiest airport, Warsaw Chopin Airport links the country's capital to major international and domestic destinations. Our Warsaw Chopin Airport guide includes information on terminal facilities, public transportation options and nearby hotels, as well as useful airport contact details.


The airport, LOT Polish Airlines and Customs information desks are located in the centre of the departures hall. Passengers can also obtain airport and flight information (tel: (022) 650 4220).

Driving directions

Warsaw Chopin Airport can be accessed via Zwirki í Wigury Avenue, which leads out of central Warsaw.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Bus stops are located immediately in front of the arrivals hall. MZA (tel: 19484; www.ztm.waw.pl) buses serve central Warsaw, including Warsaw Central Station and the Old Town (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: zł4.40) during the day, while night bus provides a link to the central railway station overnight. Long-distance buses connect Warsaw Chopin Airport with other cities in Poland.

Taxi: The taxi rank is located in front of the arrivals hall. A number of operaters serve the airport, but it is advised to only use licensed taxis. A ride to the city centre costs zł40 to zł50, and the journey time is up to 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Terminal facilities


There is a bank on the departures level. Bureaux de change and ATMs are located throughout the terminal.


Free wireless internet access (30 minutes in main terminal, 4 hours in the VIP and Executive Lounges) is available to passengers throughout the terminal building.


There are several restaurants at Warsaw Chopin Airport serving both Polish and international cuisine. Additionally, snack bars and self-service cafés are located both pre- and post-security.


Shops at Warsaw Chopin Airport include newsagents, souvenir retailers and designer outlets. Duty-free shops can be found in the departures area. In addition, a newsagent and convenience store are situated in the railway station.


There is a left-luggage service in the arrivals hall and luggage lockers in front of the terminal and in the arrivals area of Terminal A. A lost luggage service (tel: (022) 650 2006) is also available.


Other facilities at Warsaw Chopin Airport include a medical centre, mother and baby rooms and a chapel. A number of travel agencies are also represented in the arrivals area.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Meeting facilities are available at the nearby Courtyard Warsaw Airport (tel: (022) 650 0100; www.marriott.com) and some other local hotels.

There are three executive lounges at Warsaw Chopin Airport, which provide refreshments, newspapers and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. A VIP lounge is located on the arrivals level.

Disabled facilities

The terminal is wheelchair-accessible and wheelchairs are available on request from a handling agent – trained staff are also on hand to assist passengers unable to access the upper mezzanine level. Other facilities include induction loops for the hearing impaired, which are fitted to certain information desks.

Free parking in dedicated spaces is available for disabled passengers in the car parks directly outside the terminal building.

Car parking

There are four car parks at Warsaw Chopin Airport: the multistorey short-term car parks P1 and P2 are located next to the terminal building, whilst the short-term P3 car park and the long-term P4 car park are farther from the terminal, next to the Courtyard Warsaw Airport hotel.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Warsaw Chopin Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and a number of local operators. Car hire desks are located in the arrivals hall.


Currently there is one hotel within the grounds of Warsaw Chopin Airport and a handful of mid-range properties nearby. Otherwise, most accommodation options are to be found in the city.

Courtyard Warsaw Airport

(022) 650 0100.

Just a short walk from the terminal building, the 234-room Courtyard Warsaw Airport has a fitness centre, restaurant and bar. Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access is available to guests and there are also 14 meeting rooms with a capacity of up to 450 delegates.

Żwirki i Wigury 1, 00-906 Warsaw, Poland

Airport Hotel Okęcie

(022) 456 8000.

The 170-room Airport Hotel Okęcie operates a complimentary shuttle service to and from Warsaw Chopin Airport, which is five minutes away. The hotel has two restaurants and bars (including the top floor Sky Bar), 10 meeting rooms and a fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout.

17 Stycznia 24, Warsaw, Poland

Novotel Warsaw Airport

(022) 575 6000.

Housing a restaurant and cocktail bar, the Novotel Warsaw Airport hotel is just 4km (2.5 miles) from Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport. Other facilities include a swimming pool, car parking and conference space.

Ulica 1 Sierpnia 1, 02-134 Warsaw, Poland

Hampton by Hilton Hotel Warsaw Airport

(022) 204 1800.

This newly opened 3-star hotel is just three minutes' drive from the airport. Guests here can make use of the free internet access and 24-hour fitness area. Those on business, meanwhile, can continue their work at the on-site conference room and business centre.

17 Stycznia 39F Street, Warsaw, Poland

Gromada Hotel

(022) 576 4600.

Less than 1km (0.6 miles) from Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, the budget Gromada Warsaw Airport has extensive meeting facilities, including conference space for up to 2,500 people. Like other hotels in the area, the 3-star hotel offers free internet access for guests and it also features a restaurant.

17 Stycznia 32, 02–148 Warsaw, Poland