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Cheapest Way from Warsaw to Chopin Airport ?


superuser1999 12 | 41
19 Nov 2014 #1
I have to go from Warsaw Central to Chopin Airport....
What is the cheapest way to get there ?

Thanks!
jon357 63 | 15,667
19 Nov 2014 #2
The 175 bus which stops just outside the front of the station (the main road - you will be standing on the pavement by a very busy road, not the quieter bit at the back with lots of buses). You'll need to buy a ticket from one of the ticket machines by the bus stop and stamp it when you get on. There are also trains for the same price however I would recommend the bus which is much more frequent (several times an hour, every few minutes at busy times).
OP superuser1999 12 | 41
19 Nov 2014 #3
ok Thanks Jon!

is there also a dedicated airport bus to Chopin Airport ?
jon357 63 | 15,667
20 Nov 2014 #4
is there also a dedicated airport bus to Chopin Airport ?

That's the 175 - it does stop on the way, but goes the quickest route to the airport.
Monitor 14 | 1,820
20 Nov 2014 #5
Or SKM or KM train from Warszawa Centralna. It takes 20 minutes and there is one every 20 min.
sobieski 107 | 2,128
20 Nov 2014 #6
every few minutes at busy times).

ztm.waw.pl/rozklad_nowy.php?c=182&l=1&a=175&n=7002&o=02&k=B
175 goes every 15 minutes during the rush hour, and otherwise every 20 minutes or worse, not what I would call every few minutes.
jon357 63 | 15,667
20 Nov 2014 #7
That's still pretty good, and goes straight there and stops just by departures.

There's also the 188 from Metro Politechnika which also goes door to door.
sobieski 107 | 2,128
20 Nov 2014 #8
There is also (for them who live in the south of the city) bus 148 from Metro Imielin.
Anyway, here are all the connections together:
ztm.waw.pl/?c=571&l=2
I personally prefer the train - 175 can be pretty crowded and is notorious for pickpockets
Problem is that it uses two different train stations and two operators...confusing for foreigners arriving in the city.
jon357 63 | 15,667
20 Nov 2014 #9
Problem is that it uses two different train stations and two operators...confusing for foreigners arriving in the city.

That's why I wouldn't recommend it.

There is also (for them who live in the south of the city) bus 148 from Metro Imielin.

I've used that. A visitor may well be wandering around that road junction looking for the right stop though.

Mind you, a taxi from the station should be about 50zl tops.
roteiro - | 5
8 Dec 2014 #10
The cheapest way is of course public transport. But if you want to get to your destination faster and in more comfortable way, I'd recommend you to get a taxi transfer. But not from the airport. You should book a car in advance online. I'd recommend you kiwitaxi transfer service as my most favourite. I've used it all over the Europe, it worked really great for me. Very affordable and comfortable one ;)
Harry
8 Dec 2014 #11
Have you been to Warsaw? At certain times of the day (i.e. rush hour) a taxi to the airport can take double or triple the time you'd spend on the train to the airport. I wouldn't even dream of taking a taxi to the airport at certain times, for example five o'clock on a Friday.
sobieski 107 | 2,128
8 Dec 2014 #12
Exactly. During the rush hour, especially on Fridays, the train would be the best option, because the bus also gets stuck in traffic jams.


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