Warsaw-Modlin Airport [Port Lotniczy Warszawa/Modlin]

The brand new Modlin airport  looks like a shiny overturned tin can nestled in a forest in the middle of nowhere, although the architects may beg to differ. After a clumsy false start in 2012 involving a cracked runway, it finally reopened in September 2013. WizzAir opted not to return, while RyanAir reactivated all of their 26 connections across Europe including 2 domestic routes.



The interior is clean, modern and well-equipped to handle international travellers with plenty of prominent signage. After collecting your luggage from one of two belts and exiting into the main hall you'll find all the services you could want: ATMs, an information desk, bathrooms, currency exchange, travel agents, shops of all shapes and sizes, 2 playgrounds, vending machines, seven restaurants (including a grill, a bar and a new wine bar) for more legitimate meals and six car rental companies.



Those looking to end up in Warsaw city center have three main options for transport: grab a cab or private shuttle, take a bus to the capital, or board one of the green and yellow shuttles that will take you to Modlin Train Station where you then take a train to your destination. Koleje Mazowieckie train route is economical (15zł for shuttle and train) although slightly time consuming (45 minutest +5 minutes shuttle bus). If money isn’t an option, the airport recommends two taxi companies Sawa Taxi and Taxi Modlin currently offer transport to the city centre from 119 PLN between 6 and 24 o’clock (from 149 at night).



Translud is the cheapest overall transport option (8PLN) but Modlin Bus is faster  more convenient (brand new busses with comfortable

seats and WiFi on board) and doesn’t involve annoying transfers.  For a full listing of Modlin Airport Transfer services check our our online guide. 



You can buy tickets for the Koleje Mazowieckie train and Modlin Bus at one of their stands located in the baggage hall or at arrivals near the exit doors.

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  • The landside shop [before passport control] at Warsaw Modlin airport stocks Lambert & Butler cigarettes. They are 143PLN for a carton of 200.
  • Arrived here a week ago in the evening and we were all subjected to constant attacks by mosquitos from the plane and even in the terminal as some pocket genius decided that air conditioning wasn't. required despite the outside temperature being at 30c. A young English child was hysterical with the pain of the bites they were receiving. We happened to mention the vast numbers of mosquitos around the airport and were told that Modlin was "too poor" an area to address this. Poland is a beautiful country with wonderfully hospitable and friendly people but Modlin despite its shiney facade is an absolute disgrace. This is not the Third World and its time that the authorities responsible for this dump woke up to it. If you can afford to avoid it my recommendation is avoid it. If you cant then avoid evening flights at least in the summer or make sure you are well protected from mosquitos.
  • Pretty good. In comparison with Europe is quite close to the center, as the second airport of the city. Clean, fast service.
  • I use Modlin airport very often since Ryanair opened domestic flights. I have to admit it is a lot better than I expected - I mean it seemed to me quite far away, but once you go there it occurs that getting there is smooth and fast. The airport itself is small, but comfortable. It has all services you might need - transport, dining points, ATMs and so forth. It makes my travel really enjoyable - as compared to trains and buses that I used before for this route.
  • Modlin is an awful airport miles from anywhere, not least of all Warsaw itself and with few facilities on site. Its been clearly been designed by committee with no commercial or customer service considerations. It comes across to me as overpaid bureaucrats sneering at people for having the audacity to travel with low cost airlines instead of making them feel like valued customers. It feels like someones gone through some kind of check list without understanding the importance of the constituent parts of that list.
  • Private transfers are most comfortable and fastest way to get Warsaw from Modlin Airport. Try it: http://www.ModlinTransport.pl Price is only 35EUR 1-5 people to Warsaw.
  • I used AB Everest airport transfers last week from Modlin Airport to Warsaw Chelmska street. I paid 40PLN for a shared transfer. Very good service, quick, comfortable journey. I strongly recommend them.
  • www.ModlinTransport.pl Modlin Airport to Warsaw city center 35 EUR per car (1-5 people) Our rates are fixed, arranged during the booking process and guaranteed. If the transfer time gets longer due to traffic, closed roads, weather or other unpredictable circumstances, You will not have to pay more.
  • http://www.taxindm.pl/ Modlin Air Port ----> Warsaw New car , nice price , good&fast driver.
  • Transfer Aiport Modlin - Warsaw by minibus. Up to 7 persons (small luggage) or up to 6 (big luggage). You can order by the txt message or call 0048728515130. You can send a email as well: modlincab@gmail.com. Price: Aiport Modlin - Warsaw (Mlociny tube station) - 25euro (for all bus), Aiport Modlin - Warsaw City Center - 35euro (for all bus). Of course I can drive u were u want:)
  • Hi I used www.ModlinTransport,pl for transfer from Modlin Airport to Warsaw Centre on the 23rd November and a return on the 26th. Both cars were spotlessly clean as were the drivers. The drivers were very polite and efficient, loading the bags for us. I will definitely use this company again.
  • I was supposed to be flying out of Warsaw Modlin to Manchester tomorrow (Tuesday 22nd January) but I am a little worried about which Warsaw airport I am now flying from, I have conflicting reports saying it will be Chopin and then others that suggest Modlin is going to reopen. Can anyone help me on this?
  • www.warsaw-airport-transfers.plOnly 15 Euro from Chopin Airport and 35 Euro from Modlin Airport to city center. Door to door service and high comfort
  • Both Ryanair and Wizz Air have extended the period before returning to Modlin to 15th January. Modlin flight are currently leaving and arriving from Okecie (Chopin) Airport. Surprised IYP hasn't kept this updated as its crucial news for many travellers.Modlin are trying to get away with repairs to the runway and with the hope they can completely relay it in March. Dont hold your breath though.
  • Following weeks of continual distruption at Warsaw Modlin Airport, Wizz Air, the largest low-cost, low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today has taken the unprecedented decision to move all its Christmas operations from midnight 17th December until midnight 6th January from Modlin Airport (WMI) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW). This will assure normal winter operations over the Christmas peak travel period for over 55,000 passengers who otherwise would be subject to Modlin Airport’s lack of ILS infrastructure and massive flight disruptions and cancellations.
  • Modlin Taxi 24 are a rip off!! Weekday cost me 200 zloty approx £39. Certainly won't trust them again even having heard such good things about their service.
  • Airpot Modlin TaxiAirpot Modlin TaxiOrder cheap and convenient drive from the Airport Modlin - in all directions.Taxi - max. 8 people plus luggage.Order TAXI Modlin.Contact phone +48 512 475 321e-mail: taxi@taximodlin24.pl
  • Hi! Is anyone know how much is airport parking there per day? Thanks!
  • Hi If you are looking for the best way of transport from Modlin to Warsaw visit this site: www.modlinairport.co.uk/ You can find here simple comparison of avaible transfers. I founded it as a social initiative so I invite you to mailing me with advices and questions.
  • Hi folks,I have Ryanair flight that departs at 10.25 am from Modlin airport. I'm thinking of using the train + yellow-green bus solution, but I'm afraid that I won't be able to make it due the schedules of bus + train.The earliest train from Warszawa Centralna departs at 8.15 am and arrives in the Modlin train station at about 9.00 am.I wonder how much time it takes from the Modlin train station to Modlin airport? Google maps show a 13 min drive of 7.2 km. More importantly, at what time the buses start? :)Many thanks in advance for your answers.
  • I took a door to door transfer from the Modlin airport to the city center (with www.ABEverest.pl) for 40PLN/person. It was a shared taxi with other passagners. Very good experience! and not so expensive as a traditional taxi. They charge a little bit more than a bus but you travel in comfort.
  • I took private transfer (www.ModlinTAXI.com) from Modlin to Warsaw. Door to door service and high comfort. 120PLN to city center and bottle of water for free :)
  • I took this route twice, and bus to the Modlin train station seems as the best option for me. That is, i you are not in a big rush to get downtown. The train is super nice, airconditioned and brand new. For 12zl, well worth
  • It is very simple and cheap to get the transfers, whether the shuttle bus + train or the BUS.
  • Many thanks!I will be visitong Warsaw in late september and I was a bit worried about the transfer.

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