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By plane

Warsaw is accessable by plane from two airports. Frederic Chopin Airport is located in the south-western part of Warsaw, approximately 10 km from the city center and is the main port, operating all international flight. Instead, Modlin airport (http://en.modlinairport.pl in english) is situated near Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, which is about 40 km from Warsaw. Frederic Chopin Airport is easy to access by car, municipal bus service or taxi. The artery connecting the airport with the city center is Żwirki & Wigury Street. All the necessary information about airport localization and communication from the airport are clearly presented on airpotrt webpage. There is a special bus line called Modlin Bus that will take you from and to Modlin airport. All necessary information, about shuffles, prices and timetbales can be found here (http://www.modlinbus.com). Additionally, you can make a reservation for Radex bus via internet (http://bilety.radex.net.pl/index,en) which will take you straight from Modlin airport or from Central Railway Station in Warsaw city (Al. Jerozolimskie 54) dropping you off by the train/bus station in Olsztyn.

Price for the bus ticket to Olsztyn is approx. 10 €.

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Car There is a possibility to rent a car equipped with GPS. More information can be found here

Railway Central Station is located in the main center of Warsaw.

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Second class fast train to Olsztyn costs about 15 euro. Information about timetable available on railway company (PKP) webpage. Please select from the selection list:

  • from: Warszawa Centralna
  • to: Olsztyn Główny

The bus to Olsztyn leaves from parking lot situated on the square named Plac Defilad 1 (at the front of The Palace of Culture and Science) which is about 5 km from the airport. City bus no. 175 will take you from the airport directly to the above mentioned destination (bus stop: Dworzec Centrum). Websites available only in polish (www.radex.net.pl or www.transwal.pl)


Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport, Gdansk Rebiechowo,
tel. (+48 58) 348 1111 (+48 58) 345 2283
All useful information about communication from and to the airport, hotels and shops can be found on airport webpage.
The airport is about 15 km out of the city centre. There are a few possible ways (car, bus, taxi) to get to the center of Gdansk. Information about transportation from and to airport can be found here

Car Rent a car at the airport www.airport.gdansk.pl

You can also travel from Gdansk to Olsztyn by train.
Timetables available on railway company (PKP) webpage.
Second class fast train costs 12 euro and the journey takes about 3 h.
Intercity train costs about 20 euro (second class).


There is a bunch of private bus companies going from the airport to Olsztyn and vice versa. The bus to Olsztyn costs about 11 euro and it takes approximately 4 h. Websites in Polish or English are available here: www.przewozy-gdansk-lotnisko.pl, www.gdanskshuttle.com


By plane