Warsaw will win your heart with its diversity and turbulent past. Here you will find a mix of restored Gothic, communist and modern glass & steel buildings. Warsaw has suffered a lot in the World War II and the city survived a virtual destruction at the end of it. Today it’s a modern city with an exquisite dining and thriving cultural scene.
The Old Town should be the starting point of your tour around Warsaw. Then, take the Royal Route from the Royal Castle and Square to the suburban residence, Wilanow. To learn more about the history of the town, visit the Jewish Quarter and the Warsaw Rising Museum. Don’t forget that Warsaw is the home of the great composer Frederick Chopin, so visit the Chopin Museum to learn more about his life.
Warsaw has a comprehensive public transport which includes bus, metro and tram network. The ticketing system is unified so it’s easy to combine different types of public transport using the same ticket.
The metro network has two lines, one running from north to east and the newer line which connects the west part to the east part of Warsaw. Both lines intersect at the Swietokrzyska station.
There are several bus types in Warsaw which cover the city and the suburbs. There are normal bus lines which cover the city and have a higher frequency. The express lines have fewer stops and connect the farthest districts to the city. During the night, there are several bus lines you can use if you’re checking out Warsaw’s nightlife.
In peak hours, the traffic in Warsaw can get very crowded, so instead of taking the bus, the tram is a better solution. The tram network is extensive and covers a large part of the city. In case there are some interruptions, for example, a breakdown, a bus will take over the route.
There are two airports serving Warsaw area. Warsaw Chopin airport is the largest international airport in Poland handling almost 40% of the traffic in the country. It’s located in Wlochy district, 10 km from the city centre. Warsaw Modlin airport is mainly used by charter and low budget airlines. This airport is located around 40 km from Warsaw.
The Warsaw Chopin and Modlin airport have regular public transport connections to the city, while you can take an airport taxi or book a private Warsaw airport transfer, as well.
There four bus lines from the airport to Warsaw operating during the day and one-night bus. The buses make multiple stops near the main stations and hotels. Also, you can use them to reach Ursynow and Praga neighbourhoods. The night bus runs from the airport to the Warsaw Central Station. ModlinBus operates daily from Modlin airport to Warsaw. The schedule is adapted to the arrival/departure of the flights.
Since 2012 there is a railway connection from Warsaw airport to the city centre. The train station is located in Terminal A. There are two fast urban trains which run through the city centre to Legionowo and Sulejowek Milosna. There is no train station at the Modlin airport, but you will need to take a special airport bus to Modlin Railway Station and take a train to Warsaw.
There are dedicated taxi ranks at both airports where you can take an airport taxi to Warsaw. Always take an official airport taxi which has the prices displayed on the car window.
A better alternative to the airport taxi would be to book a private Warsaw airport transfer prior your arrival. You will save time when you arrive at the airport and avoid overcharging. We can help you with your Warsaw airport transfer and provide you with a smooth and comfortable journey. The airport transfer can be booked online by entering the transfer details and choosing a vehicle. The booking process is quick and easy, while the payment can be done online or in cash to the driver.
The driver will be waiting at the meeting point holding a sign with your name. The flight monitoring service is included free of charge, so we will adjust the pickup time in case there are unexpected flight delays. The price for the private Warsaw airport taxi is fixed and varies according to the destination, as well as, the type of vehicle. The cost is charged by vehicle and this is convenient if you’re travelling with friends or family, as the cost can be split.
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