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Warsaw airport car hire

Airport Code: WAW

Warsaw's Frédéric Chopin International Airport is Poland's busiest airport, handling just under 50% of the country's air passenger traffic.  Named after the famous Polish composer and former Warsaw resident Frédéric Chopin, the former name of the airport, lotnisko Okęcie (Okęcie airport) remains in common use.  Located in the southwest part of Warsaw about 10 km from the city center, the airport is easily accessible by municipal bus service, taxi, or car hire Warsaw's Frédéric Chopin Airport.

While not the largest airport, Frédéric Chopin International does have a bank terminal, post office, two restaurants, snack bars, and cafeterias.  Their facilities include mother and baby rooms, three executive lounges, and their Terminal 1 had lifts and adapted toilets for disabled access.

Travelers can make arrangements at agencies located in the Arrivals and Departures halls.  Save time in your travels by booking a cheap car rental Warsaw, Poland.

For car rental in Warsaw airport you can find counters for main car hire companies in the Arrivals Hall at Warsaw Airport. These car rental companies include:

  • National
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Hertz

Book your Warsaw car hire vehicle in advance and get the cheapest deals on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car and all types of rental car for collection in Warsaw Airport.

For cheap car rental in Warsaw, Poland book in advance with us. The best way to tour Warsaw is with your own rental car, this allows you to move around more comfortably and avoid the hassles of public transportation. Our book engine on the right will find for you the cheapest car hire offers in Warsaw Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Warsaw, Poland

Airport Code: WAW

Telephone: +48(0)22 650 1000

Distance: Warsaw city || 6.2 Miles / 10 km / 20 minutes by rental car from Downtown Warsaw

Address: Port Lotniczy im. Fryderyka Chopina Ulica Zwirki í Wigury 1 00 906 Warszawa Poland

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 1,711,466


Warsaw Royal Castle

Appearing as a magical castle on the water, Warsaw's Royal Castle sits on a plateau overlooking the River Vistula.  Built as a wooden fortress for the Dukes of Mazovia in the 14th century it became a royal residence in 1569 when the Polish capital moved from Krakow to Warsaw. 

Warsaw Royal Castle

Church of Saint Alexander

Partially reconstructed in 1949 after damage in World War II, the temple was originally created in the early 1800's to honor Tzar Alexander the Great.

Bankowy Square

An architectural showcase in the heart of Warsaw, this is the place to come for sight seeing in the city.  With stunning archways reminiscent of the Roman Coliseum, the Former Bank of Poland and Stock Exchange stands out against its practical use.  Other features of the Square include Arsenal Museum of Archaeology, the Juliusz Slowacki Monument, and the Palac Mostowiskich. 

Its easy enough to get to the Bankowy Square, but take all the time you desire getting there from Frédéric Chopin Airport Warsaw by car hire.

Day Trips

Wawel Royal Castle

Once the seat of Polish royalty, Wawel Castle functions today as a beautiful historic museum.  In use between the 11th and 17th centuries, the castle preserves beautiful Renaissance decorations, Flemish tapestries, Italian furniture, and much more. 

Wawel Royal Castle

Here you can see the Crown Treasury and Armoury, the Lost Wawel exhibition of excavations of the oldest church known to exist in poland, and the Dragon's Den cave.  A short drive away to Krakow by car hire in Warsaw, Poland.

The Palace of Culture and Science

Located in the very center of the city on the biggest square in Europe, the palace has been open to visitors since 1955.  With 42 levels it stands 20 meters and 68 centimeters high.  Here you can visit cinemas, theaters, museums, bookshops, scientific institutions, a swimming pool, and even host a conference with 3000 of your closest friends.  A fun way to spend the day for one and all in your group.

Frédéric Chopin Day Tour

Don't miss out on the history of Poland's most famous composer while in his home town!  Visit Chopin's Parlor where he once lived, the Church of the Holy Cross where his heart lies (it is literally walled into one of the pillars), the Frédéric Chopin Monument, and don't forget the  Frédéric Chopin Museum


Hotel Jan III Sobieski   

Plac Artura Zawiszy 1


Tel: +48 22 579 1000

The Westin Warsaw Hotel

Al. Jana Pawla II 21

Warsaw 00-854

Tel: (48)(22) 450 8000

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Warsaw, Poland

  • Adria Airways
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Aerosvit Airlines
  • Air Baltic
  • Air France
  • Alitalia
  • Astraeus
  • Austrian
  • Belavia Belarusian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Danube Wings
  • El AL Israel
  • Finnair
  • Germanwings
  • Iberia
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