International Airports in Poland (Maps, Airlines, WiFi)

Check our list with all international airports in Poland, in this transportation guide to this beautiful European country

Are you considering traveling to Poland? This guide features all international airports in Poland, with the main airlines operating on them, WiFi availability and maps.

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Flying to Poland: Overview

Poland is one of the biggest countries in Central Europe, and offers attractions to almost all types of visitors. From its the High Tatras mountains in the south to the Baltic Sea up north, you can find beautiful nature, history, architecture and an exciting night life in this country of almost 38 million inhabitants.

In terms of air transport, Poland is highly developed. The country has various international airports, intercontinental flights to North America and Asia, and multiple airlines operating scheduled flights to most cities in the country.

The national flag carrier of Poland is LOT, which is responsible for most of the routes in and out of the country. Other major players in the country are the low cost carriers Ryan Air and Wizz Air, as well as other European companies such as Lufthansa, Eurowings and many others.

If you are traveling to Poland and want to compare the cheapest fares, check Jetradar. Otherwise, you can compare prices directly on the LOT Polish Airlines website.

Depending on your travel arrangements and schedule, the best option to reach your final destination might be to travel by bus. You can book bus tickets in Poland on Flixbus.

If you need a transfer for most airports in Poland you can find them on GetYourGuide. If you want to rent a car in Poland, check

Map of International Airports in Poland

Click on the pins on the map to read more info about the airport:

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IATA Codes for Airports in Poland:

Warsaw Chopin IATA: WAW
Warsaw Modlin IATA: WMI
Krakow IATA: KRK
Katowice IATA: KTW
Gdansk IATA: GDN
Szceczin IATA: SZZ
Wroclaw IATA: WRO
Rzeszow IATA: RZE
Lublin IATA: LUZ
Bydgoszcz IATA: BZG
Poznan IATA: POZ
Olsztyn IATA: SZY

International Airports in Poland:

Warsaw Chopin

The Warsaw Chopin Airport (IATA: WAW) is the biggest airport in Poland serving its capital Warsaw and its vicinity. It receives the highest number of international flights to the country and it is also the main hub of the national flag-carrier, LOT Polish Airlines. It is connected to the city by a train that stops at the airport and takes you to the city center in about 20 minutes.

You can read about how to get from the Warsaw Chopin Airport to the city center here.

It has direct flights to most European capitals, as well as some intercontinental flights to destinations like Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo and others.

Click here to book flights from LOT.

Main Airlines: LOT, Wizz Air.
WiFi: available (free)
Lounge: Book on Lounge Pass.

Warsaw Modlin

The Warsaw Modlin Airport is the second airport serving the Polish capital and is mostly operated by low cost airlines. It is further away from the city center, but it is an excellent choice if you want to get a cheap flight to Poland

Check our local guides on where to stay in Warsaw.

Main Airlines: Ryanair
WiFi: available (free)


The airport in Krakow is one of the biggest of Poland and serves a good part of Southern Poland. It is connected by rail to the city center, apart from buses and taxis. From the Krakow Airport you can also reach important sites such as Auschwitz, Wieliczka and Zakopane.

Main Airlines: Ryanair, easyJet, LOT.
WiFi: available (free for the first 15 min, after paid)


Split is one of the biggest cities in Croatia. For this reason, it comes as no surprise that it also has a high availability of commercial flights. The city itself is a jewel on the Adriatic but will also grant you easy access to some of the most beautiful beaches and islands in Croatia. You can easily reach Hvar or Brac from Split, which are among the most famous in Croatia.

Main Airlines: Croatia Airlines, easyJet.
WiFi: available (free)


The Lodz Airport is right in the center of Poland and has a relative low offers of flights. It is also just 140 km of Warsaw, so it might be a good option if you don’t find a suitable flight directly to the capital.

Main Airlines: Ryanair.
WiFi: available (free)


Gdansk has the biggest airport in Northern Poland, serving the Trojmiasto area. It has a very strong presence of low cost airlines. It has transport connections with Gdynia and Gdansk by train (SKM) and bus.

Main Airlines: Wizz Air, Ryanair.
WiFi: available (free for 15 min, after paid)


The Szczeczin Airport is a small airport in Northwestern Poland, mainly serving the city of Szczeczin and its surrounding areas. Most of its flights are operated by low cost airlines and there is also a considerable amount of seasonal charters.

Main Airlines: Ryanair.
WiFi: unknown or pass protected


The Wroclaw Airport is one of the biggest in Southern Poland, located in the Southwestern part of the country. It has a strong presence of low cost airlines and it is connected to the city by bus.

Main Airlines: Wizz Air, Ryanair.
WiFi: available (free in some parts of the airport, paid in others).


The Airport in Rzeszow is a relatively small one, located in the Southeastern part of Poland. There are scheduled flights from LOT and also Ryanair, as well as some other seasonal flights and one flights from Munich operated by Lufthansa (as of 2018).

Main Airlines: LOT, Ryanair.
WiFi: unknown or unavailable.


The Lublin Airport is another relatively small airport in Eastern Poland. It is just 180 km from Warsaw, so it might be a good option to fly into Warsaw to go Lublin or vice versa. The low cost carrier Wizz Air is the biggest operator in this airport.

Main Airlines: Wizz Air.
WiFi: unknown


The airport in Bydgoszcz is a good option if you want to visit Central Poland, but it has a limited flight availability. It is also the closest airport if you want to visit the famous city of Torun, also in Central Poland.

Main Airlines: Eurowings, Ryanair.
WiFi: available (free)


Poznan Airport is a rather big one, serving Poznan and many other smaller cities in Western Poland. It has a number of flights from low cost carriers, as well as many seasonal flights from Enter Air.

Main Airlines: Ryanair, Wizz Air, Enter Air.
WiFi: available at lounge


The Olsztyn-Mazury Airport is one of the smallest in Poland with commercial scheduled operations. It has just a few flights but it may be a good option if you are flying to the region. The biggest airport near Olsztyn apart from the Olsztyn Airport itself is in Gdansk.

Main Airlines: LOT, Ryanair.
WiFi: available (free)

Biggest Airports in Croatia (Passenger Traffic)

Warsaw Chopin 15.7 million (2017)
Krakow 5.8 million (2017)
Gdansk 4.6 million  (2017)
Katowice 3.8 million (2017)
Warsaw Modlin 2.9 milion (2017)

Do I need a visa for Poland?

Poland is part of the European Union and also part of the Schengen Free Movement Area. US, Canadian, Australian, and some South American and Asian countries have visa free access to Poland for up to 90 days. If you are from one of these, or another country, more information is available here.

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Other Airports in Poland

There are a few other airports in Poland, mostly not operating commercial scheduled flights. One of them is the Zielona Gora Airport, with scheduled flights to Warsaw.

Airports Near Poland

If you have not found a suitable flight going directly to Poland, there are some few other regional options somewhat near the country. However, Poland is a relatively big country, so some of these options will be only suitable depending on your final destination in Poland. Some options are Prague (IATA: PRG), Bratislava (IATA: BTS), Vilnius (IATA: VNO), Berlin Schoenefeld (IATA: SXF).

Other resources for Poland

Check our guides on where to stay in Warsaw or Krakow and the average and minimum salary in Warsaw to understand the economy of the country. You can also check our guide on the cost of living in Warsaw. find accommodation for all budgets in one of the biggest reservations website.

TransferWise: Use TransferWise to send and receive money abroad with extremely low fees.

Insurance: Get your travel insurance to cover your next vacations with our insurance guide.

If you are continuing your travels in other countries of the region, check our guides to Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Germany.

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