Warsaw Chopin Airport

LOT Warsaw Chopin Airport

Discover Warsaw Chopin Airport, main Polish airport and LOT's hub

Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) is comfortable for all types of travel. Its infrastructure is suitable for quick and smooth handling during transfers, and its location makes it approachable from all parts of the city. It makes Warsaw hub best alternative for large and crowded airports.

Travel to/from Warsaw city center

Warsaw Chopin Airport is located 8 kilometres from business and cultural heart of Warsaw.  You can go to/from the city center by:
- train - 20 min, ticket price from 4,40 PLN,
     SKM S2 trains to/from Warszawa Śródmieście
     SKM S3 trains to/from Warszawa Centralna - best choice if you change to intercity trains
     RL (Koleje Mazowieckie) trains to/from Modlin - most efficient transfer to Modlin Airport
- bus - 30 min, ticket price 4,40 PLN,
    lines: 175, 188, 148, 331 and night line N32 
- taxi - 20 min, 25-40 PLN.
Check additional information e.g. stops and routes on ZTM website.

Transfer Warsaw Chopin Airport

Transfers at Warsaw Chopin Airport

For your comfort we seasonally update our flight schedule so that we offer transfers that are short as possible. Minimum connecting time is 30 minutes. 

If you continue your journey from this airport, here is the guide for fast and smooth transfer.

Transfer from Schengen area to another Schengen country

When you arrive to the terminal by bus or by air bridge, please proceed directly to the gate for your next flight.

Transfer from Schengen area to Non-Schengen country
When you arrive to the terminal by bus or by air bridge, please prepare your documents and proceed to the passport control. After control go directly to the gate for your next flight.

Transfer from Non-Schengen area to Schengen country

After your arrival to the terminal by bus or by air bridge, prepare your documents and proceed to the passport control and the security check, then go directly to the gate for your next flight.

Transfer from Non-Schengen area to Non-Schengen country
 
After your arrival to the terminal by bus or by air bridge, prepare your documents and proceed to the passport control and the security check, then go directly to the gate for your next flight. 

Gates
Non-Schengen Gate no. 03N - 26N
Schengen Gate no. 01-08 23-45
Remember that gate closes 15 minutes before departure.

If you continue your journey with LOT, do not collect your luggage.
Need help? LOT personel marked with Transfer Guide logo will help and assist you in transfer.

Get some rest or go shopping

Don't worry if your connection is longer - there is plenty to do at the airport! 

Business Lounge

Executive Lounges

 There are five Executive Lounges at Warsaw Chopin Airport: Polonez, Mazurek, Fantazja, Preludium, and Bolero. The Lounges are available to passengers travelling both to Schengen and Non-Schengen countries.  Recharge your batteries before next flight - grab some coffee or take a nap.

 

LOT Business Lounge Polonez is located in Schengen area, mezzanine above departures level, close to gate 25/26 (open daily 5:00 - 23:00).

LOT Business Lounge Mazurek is located in Non-Schengen zone, Ground Floor (open daily 6:15 - 23:00).

polish food

Shops and restaurants

If you are looking for some souvenirs, visit duty free shops. There are 26 shops in the Warsaw Chopin Airport. You can find them on Departure zone after security check. Gift shops, Baltona and Aelia offers you a wide selection of local and international goods like sweets, alcohols, cosmetics and fashion accesories.

 

Hungry? Go to Departures, both Schengen and non-Schengen zones, or grab food on the go on Arrivals zone. You can choose from European cuisine, traditional Polish food, cafes, or the milk bar and fast foods. Most restaurants offer vegan and vegetarian food.

Playground

Travelling with kids

Time between flights could be fun! There is one playground for children over 3 in the Chopin Airport departures area. It is located in the non-Schengen zone, between gates 19/20 and 21/22. The play area is 20 sq. m, has soft carpets and safe toys, offering children a great place to play.

Planespotting observation terrace Warsaw Chopin Airport

Observation terrace

Are you a plane lover? If you have time, go to the observation terrace. Remember that you leave Terminal A and you have to go to security check before your flight. The entry to the terrace is from the descent to the train station (open daily from 6:00 until 22:00).

 

Drinking water point

Other facilities

You don't need to buy water at the airport. Be eco and bring your own bottle (without liquid), and after security check fill it with drinking water. Look for points with orange signs.

If you need to pray, you can go to ecumenical chapel. It is in the generally accessible departure hall of Terminal A. This chapel has a separate space for passengers of all religions and denominations. It is open from 5:00 to 11:00.

If you need more information, visit Warsaw Chopin Airport website.

Warsaw Chopin Airport

Additional information

 Warsaw Chopin handles approximately 40% of the country's air passenger traffic, and about 300 scheduled flights daily and an rising number of charters.

The airport has two intersecting runways, whose configuration and available taxiways under current rules permit 34 passenger operations per hour.