Poznań–Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport airport is the oldest one in Poland, built back in 1913. It is located 5 kilometers away from Poznań city center, being the seventh Polish airport based on the number of passengers. In 2017, it handled more than 1.8 million passengers. The airport is mainly used by Ryanair and Wizz Air. However, there are several ways to get to and from the airport.
Local bus: The airport and the center of Poznań are well connected via public transport. The bus stop can be found right in front of the passenger terminal and the other one just 200 south of from it. There are three lines operating this route, 59, 48 and a night line 242.
- Bus line 59 operates from 05:00 till 00:00 and the last stop is called ‘Poznań Główny’ which is located right in front of the main railway station, The station which is the nearest to the center is called ‘Rondo Kaponiera’. Buses run every 15-20 minutes, the journey lasts around 20 minutes, check the schedule.
- The night line 242 operates nearly the same route as the line 59, but with the last stop being ‘Rondo Kaponiera’. It starts from 23:30 till 04:00, check the schedule.
- Bus line 49 also leads to center but stops 200 meters away from the airport, check the schedule.
Regarding the tickets, they can be bought at the airport and every station but also from the bus driver or the ticket machine in the bus. The ticket allows you to travel for 40 minutes and it costs 4,60 PLN (1 €).
- NOTE: If you’re staying in Poznań for a day or more, there are several public transport ticket options that will help you save some money. The ticket for 24 hours costs 13,60 PLN, for 48 hours costs 21,00 PLN, for 72 hours costs 27,00 PLN, and for 7 days it costs 47,00 PLN. Also, children and seniors can travel for free.
Taxi service: All those who don’t like the crowded public transport and prefer to get around in a more cozy way, should consider taking a taxi. Right in front of the arrival hall you will find a 24/7 taxi stand, it will cost you around 40 PLN (10 €) to get to the center of Poznań. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes.
Transfer: If neither public transport nor taxi services are viable options for you, consider booking a private transfer online. We recommend you do this in advance so that your driver can already be waiting for you in front of the airport when you arrive.
Renting a car at Poznań airport: For those who would prefer to reach the city and explore the area on their own, the best option is to rent a car directly at the airport. At Poznań airport you will find the well-known rental companies such as Avis, Europcar, Budget, Sixt and Hertz, but also some additional ones such as Osek, Panek, Car Net Polska etc. Compare their prices and book your car online.
Renting a bus at Poznań airport: If you are coming to Stockholm with a larger group of people, we advise renting a bus, though make sure to do so prior to your flight so that the bus company can organize everything on time.
Direct routes from Poznan: There are no direct routes from the airport but there are many from the Poznan main bus station, Here are a few suggestions:
|Poznan – Warsaw||Poznan – Krakow||Poznan – Wroclaw||Poznan – Szczecin|
|Poznan – Lodz||Poznan – Berlin||Poznan – Prague||Poznan – Kiev|
FAQ – bus and transport from Poznań airport
Q: I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
A: Definitely not, the airport is only 5 kilometers away from the city and there is a bus line operating that route throughout the day and night. Still, if for any reason public transport doesn’t suit you best, there are other options such as taxi or a private transfer.
Q: I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
A: Not directly at the airport but there are several hotels in close vicinity such as Comm Hotel, Gold Hotel, Matt’s Hotel or Hotel Meridian. However, the city center being only 15-20 minutes away by any means of transport gives you an opportunity to book the best option you look for even in the city center.
Q: I would like to visit Poznań in between flights. Is that possible?
A: Of course, the airport is basically in the city, and the center is easily reachable which means you can get the most out of your time in between the flights. Unfortunately, lockers and luggage storage are not available at the airport.
Q: Can I exchange money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
A: Yes, there are several Currency Exchange offices at the airport that work 24/7.
Q: I am continuing my journey outside Poznań. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?