The airport was officially opened at Okęcie, Warsaw, by President Ignacy Mościcki on 29 April 1934. Throughout the years, Warsaw Airport has managed to maintain its position as one of Europe’s and the world’s leading airports - it has changed and developed, expanding its route network. 79 years ago, passengers were handled in a modern and spacious, by the day’s standards, terminal located in 17 Stycznia street. Now, they use the state-of-the-art, comfortable Terminal A in Żwirki i Wigury street. The Warsaw airport has been named after Fryderyk Chopin - Polish pianist and composer - since 21 March 2001.
Management company: P.P. Porty Lotnicze
Address: Warsaw Chopin Airport 00-906 - Zwirki i Wigury 1 Street - Warsaw - Poland
Telephone no. + 48 22 650 4220
ICAO Code: EPWA
Country code: PL
Chopin Airport and Warsaw’s city centre are connected by a fast and convenient rail link. The train ride from the airport to the city centre takes around 25 minutes. The service is operated by two companies: Szybka Kolej Miejska - SKM (Fast Urban Railway) and Koleje Mazowieckie - KM (Masovian Railways). Entrance to the Warsaw Chopin Airport Station is located near the long-distance bus Terminal A.
Chopin Airport is served by five public bus routes (No 148,175, 188, 331 and N32 for night service) all with stops at Warsaw’s key transport node. Bus stops can be found at arrival level of Terminal A.
Running daily between 04:35-22:35. Route: Chopin Airport - Ursynów - Praga; main streets: (Zwirki i Wigury - Nowoursynowska - Most Siekierkowski - Grochowska).
Running daily between 04:58-23:27. Route: Chopin Airport - City Centre; main streets Zwirki i Wigury - Al. Jerozolimskie (Central Railway Station) - Krakowskie Przedmieście - Pl. Piłsudskiego).
Running daily between 04:43-23:13. Route: Chopin Airport - City Centre (Metro Politechnika station) - Praga Południe (Wiatraczna); main streets: Zwirki i Wigury - Al. Armii Ludowej - Al. Stanów Zjednoczonych - Szaserów - Makowska).
Running from Monday to Friday between 04:38-17:52. Route: Chopin Airport - Metro Wilanowska Station; main streets: Narkiewicza, Wirażowa, Poleczki, Lączyny, Puławska, Al. Wilanowska.
Bus N32 (Night)
Running daily between 23:09-04:39. Route: Chopin Airport - Central Railway Station.
Proceed to the south-east of the DW634 then Żwirki Wigury and Aleje Jerozolimskie. Journey time: 15 minutes.
The Airport recommend three taxi corporations: Ele Sky Taxi, Super Taxi and Sawa Taxi. The taxi fare from the airport to the city centre is approx. Pln 40. Taxi rank are located at the arrival level of Terminal A.
Car rental at the airport is managed by Avis, Budget Dollar/Thrifty, Europcar, Express, Hertz, National/Alamo, Panek and Sixt. Car rental desks are located in the public area of the Terminal A arrivals hall.