The easiest way to get to the capital of Poland is, of course, by plane.
The international Warsaw Chopin Airport is located around 10 kilometres from the city centre. It is served by five bus lines, two of which reach the city centre directly – 175 and night bus N32.
A railway connection with Chopin Airport is also available. If you decide to take a taxi, for safety reasons it is advised to use the licensed taxi services offered at Chopin airport. A fare to the centre should be around PLN 35-40. There are direct flights to Warsaw from most European destinations, as well as major US cities and other long-distance destinations like Dubai, Doha etc.
A smaller airport servicing only budget airlines is situated in Modlin, 35 km from Warsaw, where the easiest way to get to the centre is to take a bus – ModlinBus. The trip takes around 40 minutes.
Warsaw is also well connected by rail to other European cities.
There are three train stations in Warsaw that provide international and domestic train services:
Warszawa Centralna (Central Warsaw) – situated in the city centre and well connected to public transportation network;
Warszawa Zachodnia (West Warsaw) which is set next to the international bus terminal;
and Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) located on the east bank of the Vistula River (Praga).
Situated in the heart of Europe, Warsaw is also easily accessible by road.
The main access roads to the Polish capital are sections of three principal European routes:
route E77 – north-south European route running through Central Europe; from the south-east:
route E67 – a north-south European route connecting Central Europe with Scandinavia; and from the west:
motorway A2, route E30 – an East-west European.