Warsaw Modlin airport to city centre

Getting from Warsaw Modlin Airport to city centre

Warsaw Modlin Airport (MNI) is located about 40 km north-west of Warsaw. In this article, we will give you information on how to get from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Warsaw City centre. If you were looking for information on how to get from Warsaw Chopin Airport to city centre, read this article.

If you are considering coming to Poland through other airports, read our articles on getting from the airport to the centre of Gdansk, Krakow, Wroclaw and Poznan.

Getting from Warsaw Modlin Airport to city centre

Warsaw Modlin Airport is located about 6 kilometres from Modlin city centre and Modlin Train station.

Warsaw Modlin Airport to city centre
Warsaw Modlin Airport to city centre

There are three ways of getting from Modlin Airport to Warsaw.

By train

To get to Modlin train station, first you need to board Koleje Mazowieckie bus. It leaves every 15-20 minutes from the terminal. From Modlin train station there are frequent (every 15-20 minutes) trains to Warsaw. The last trains departures at 0:28. Ticket for the bus costs 6 PLN, and for the trains 13,8 PLN, but you may buy “Bilet lotniskowy” for the fixed price 19 PLN.

By bus

Modlinbus operates buses that leave the airport every 30-60 minutes during the day. They will bring you close to the central train station in Warsaw. The ticket price starts from 9 PLN if you buy in advance on their website, up to 35 PLN if you buy it from the driver – but you risk that there will be no tickets available. The duration of the ride is 55 minutes if there is no traffic. ModlinBus tickets are also offered by Terravision – buses are exactly the same. However, the Terravision ticket price is always 9 EUR, no matter how you buy it. In both cases, if your plane is delayed, the bus ticket is valid for other buses that leave on the same day, provided there are seats available.

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By Taxi

Getting from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Warsaw City centre by taxi is very expensive if you compare it to trains and buses. Although it might cost about 100 PLN, if you arrange the taxi in advance, when you want to pick up one at the airport, expect to pay 150-200 PLN. Modlin Airport recommends two corporations: Sawa Taxi and Modlin-Taxi.

Alternatively, you may use Uber or Bolt – their price depends on the current demand, but they are usually much cheaper than taxis. Register with Uber with eyt9uz code or with Bolt with E3Q63X code to make your ride from Warsaw Modlin Airport to city centre cheaper.

We have also a discount code maciej.bog4 for you if you decide to travel by FreeNow – official taxi that works like Bolt or Uber. If you enter this code in FreeNow App you will receive a voucher for 20 PLN (about 5 EUR).

Staying at the Modlin Airport

If you land late in the evening and decide to stay in Modlin instead of going to Warsaw, you only have a few options. Modlin Airport is very small, and to be honest – there’s nothing to do there except for checking-in. There are a few shops and cafés, and that’s all. Unfortunately, there is also nothing within reasonable walking distance. The nearest market is about 2 km from the airport, and so are the nearest hotels: Royal Hotel Modlin and Modlin Palace. You may look for other accommodation options here.

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Transfer between Warsaw Modlin Airport and Warsaw Chopin Airport

If you need to transfer between Warsaw Modlin Airport and Warsaw Chopin Airport, the best option is to go by train. First, you need to get to Modlin trains station. Koleje Mazowieckie bus is the best option here. Then board the train to Warsaw Chopin Airport. It leaves more or less every hour, and the ticket for the whole transfer starts from 19 PLN (Bilet Lotniskowy). The whole transfer should take you more or less 90 minutes.

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