Chopin Airport is an international airport located in the Włochy district of Warsaw, Poland. As Poland’s largest, covering 834 hectares of land, and busiest airport, Warsaw Chopin handles just under 40% of the country’s air passenger traffic. Warsaw Chopin handles approximately 300 scheduled flights daily and an ever rising number of charters.
The airport was known as Warsaw – Okecie Airport until it was renamed in 2001 as a tribute for Polish composer Frédéric Chopin. The name Okecie Airport is still being used in some cases.
There are approximately 30 airlines operating at Warsaw Chopin Airport, with direct connections to 85 airports in 38 different countries worldwide.
LOT Polish Airlines is the main airline in the airport, generating about 40% of the airport traffic. The second biggest airline in the airport is Wizz Air which is growing rapidly in this airport, increasing the number of available routes.
There also some companies with several charters, such as: Enter Air, Small Planet Airlines and Travel Service Polska.
– Rail: It is the best way to reach Warsaw city centre. This service was opened in 2012 and connects the airport to the city centre in 20 minutes.
– Bus: The following bus lines connects to Warsaw city centre: 175, 188 and N32 (during night).
– Taxi: Average cost of travel to the city centre is 40-50 PLN (10 GBP , 12 Euro).