How to Get to Warsaw

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Warsaw is located on the Vistula River, in east-central Poland: see a map, and check here for a short description of the main districts.

[edit] By Plane

Fryderyk Chopin Airport in Warsaw is located only 10 km from the city centre.
Once arrived at the airport, in front of the Terminal A stop the following lines of public transportation:
  • bus number 175: runs to the centre and around the Old Town (Stare Miasto)
  • buses number 148, 188: run towards right-bank of the Vistula River (Praga, Groch\'ow, Goc{\l}aw) 
  • night bus number N32: runs to the city centre.

There is also a train station connecting the airport to the three main railway stations in town - lines S2 and S3. Check here.

Finally, in front of the Terminal is a taxi stop. Taxis are not expensive; see Taxi.

[edit] By Train

Warsaw has three large railway stations serving international and domestic connections:

  • Warszawa Centralna: Jerozolimskie 54 - it is located in the city centre, and it is the biggest and the most important railway station in Warsaw.
  • Warszawa Zachodnia: Jerozolimskie 152 - it is located right next to the international bus station, and it is thence a good connection and changing location for people using long-distance buses (both national and international).
  • Warszawa Wschodnia: Lubelska 1 - it is located on the right side of the Vistula River.

Timetable of trains are available here and here.

[edit] By Bus 

Most international and domestic connections support two bus stations:
  • Dworzec PKS Warszawa Zachodnia: Jerozolimskie 144 - it is the main bus station, serving the majority of the international and domestic connections.
  • Dworzec PKS Warszawa Stadion: Zamoyskiego 1 - it operates eastern direction on at the domestic and international traffic.

Tickets for domestic trips can be bought at the cash-only windows (kasa) in the stations or here.
Tickets for international trips are sold in the Aura Travel Office (Centrum Podrozy) at Dworzec Zachodni or here.

For more general informations on how getting to Warsaw, check here. For other general informations about the city, check here or here.