Warsaw Chopin Airport
Warsaw Chopin Airport
The Chopin Airport is the largest airport in Poland and one of the largest in Central Europe. Its proximity to the centre of Warsaw is an important advantage which is appreciated by people who want fast transfers between their flights.
A place where the whole world meets
Operating more than 120 scheduled connections every day, we are committed to make all passengers feel comfortable. The optimised route network, fast transfers (even 30 minutes), and convenient departure and arrival times make the Chopin Airport a transfer-friendly place.
From Poland, there are flights available from Wrocław, Kraków, Poznań, Gdańsk, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz, Zielona Góra, Lublin, and the Olsztyn-Szymany airport.
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Amenities for travellers
The airport offers various services and amenities. Whether you are departing from the Chopin Airport or transferring to your next flight, you can use various amenities that will make your experience more pleasant and help you handle last matters before your travel:
We have prepared special check-in counters, marked as Family check-in (with stairs for small children), and playgrounds available after passing through the security check: two in the Schengen Area, and one in the Non-Schengen Area. Your children will have an interesting and safe play time using our LOT Dreamliner slide (the playground at Gate 1) or in the playground between gates 36/37 and 38/39.
- In Terminal A there are rooms equipped with a changing table, a wash basin and a feeding chair.
- Families with small children can use a specially marked passage in every security check zone – it is worth to look for one.
- The Chopin Airport offers strollers for children. Marked with a symbol of Fyderyka the Elephant, they can be found in the transfer zone just behind the security check, and you can use them free of charge.
For business travellers
- We have opened Fast Track for express security check processing. The service is available to holders of personalised Fast Track, Business Pass and Business Pass Premium cards. Travellers can also use the service by purchasing a single admission pass at the kiosk right at the Fast Track passage.
- Also, there are a exchange office and an ATM in the generally accessible zone.
- Business Lounge in the Schengen Area and Non-Schengen area
- Short distance from Fast Track
- Travellers will find exchange office and ATMs in the generally accessible zone after passing through the security and passport checks.
- There are also free showers available.
- Displays with flight timetables and gate numbers are installed at every step. Clear markings directs travellers to appropriate gates - the ones marked with N, e.g. 7N, are for Non-Schengen Area, i.e. the zone behind the passport check. The ones marked with a digit only, e.g. 35, are for Schengen Area, i.e. the zone behind the security check.
- The flight timetables are divided into: arrivals on the left; and departures on the right. Make sure that you are reading the right timetable.
- If you have any problems, use one of the yellow telephones marked as airport information (+48 22 650 42 20; available 24h/7).
Hint: If your trip requires you to go through passport check and you want to buy some souvenirs, plan your shopping in the Schengen Area, which has more shops with cosmetics, clothes and food.
Interesting fact: The airport took its name after Fryderyk Chopin and his music, which is loved around the world. To promote his works, there are two pianos set up at the airport - one in zone B in the generally accessible part of the departures hall, the other just before the passage to the passport check counter. The pianos are available to all passengers, young and old, who have always dreamed of playing a real piano. It is a good idea to spend time at the airport in a productive manner, and also an opportunity to present your talent to a wider audience.
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The Chopin Airport is adapted to the needs of disabled persons. This was confirmed by an award given to the airport in the "Service Facility" category of the Urban planning and Architecture Competition "Lider Dostępności" (Leader of Accessibility). The jury appreciated the amenities put in place by the airport to make travelling easier for the disabled. Among others, disabled travellers can use wheelchairs or request special assistance for persons with visual, speech or hearing impairments, or for those who are travelling with a guide dog.
If you need further information, please contact us through our sales offices, LOT Contact Center (+48 22 577 77 55) or with a special form. Due to organisational requirements, we kindly request you to inform us of your assistance request not later than 48 hours before departure. Read more about special services.
All things you must know about the Warsaw Chopin Airport before your flight!
How to connect with Wi-Fi at the Chopin Airport?
Select the Wi-Fi network "Chopin Airport" and visit the website which will be automatically displayed after you select the Wi-Fi network.
Then follow the instructions step by step, connect and use free online access.
Can I charge my phone the Chopin Airport?
Yes, you can. However, please bear in mind that the sockets are in the EU standard, i.e. the power supply is 220V. If your charger is different, you will need to use an adapter.
I threw the water bottle away before going through security.
Don't worry, there are free-of-charge water fountains both in the Schengen and Non-Schengen Area. You can also have a meal and drink in the airport's numerous restaurants.
INTERESTING FACT: Water in Warsaw meets strict requirements established under Polish and EU laws. It can therefore be drunk safely.
Where can I leave my luggage?
You may not leave your luggage unattended at the airport. If you wish to see Warsaw or the neighbourhood, you can use one of the luggage lockers on the arrivals level outside the airport in front of Terminal A. You can leave you luggage for a maximum of 72 hours, and the charge for each 24 hours depends on the size of the locker. It is around PLN 12-15 PLN/24h.
Is there a first-aid station at the Chopin Airport?
The Airport Medical Service is always ready to respond to health-related emergencies.
Call 22 650 24 44 or use one of the telephones marked with a white cross on green background.
There are also automated external defibrillators (AED) available at the airport (user instructions are provided through voice messages by the device itself).
Is there a place for prayer designated at the Chopin Airport?
Yes, the ecumenical chapels in the generally accessible part (zone C) and in the transit zone (at Exit 37) are adapted to meet the needs of people of all denominations and religions.
I transfer for my next flight in Warsaw, Can I go to the observation terrace?
The observation terrace is available free of charge. A view of the apron can be fun not only for children, but for adults as well. Visitors can also enjoy a souvenir shop.
Note that you will have to leave the security zone to get on the terrace. Allow sufficient time for a repeated security check if you don't want to miss your flight.
How to report lost property at the Chopin Airport?
The Lost Property Office is on the arrivals level in zone AB. If you have already left the airport, you may contact the office by telephone at +48 22 650 20 06, or by e-mail at email@example.com
You can report baggage lost in air transport at the Lost Baggage Office at the baggage claim hall, or by using one of the telephones in the generally accessible zone (the arrivals hall).