Warsaw can be conveniently reached from any point in Europe and many around the world. Located 1340 km from Brussels, 3530 km from Lisbon, 1620 km from Paris, 1220 km from Amsterdam, 560 km from Berlin, 1730 km from London and 1830 km from Rome, Poland's capital city can be reached by car or train, but of course most conveniently by plane.

By plane


The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for IPS2016.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please visit Conventions Plus online booking tool.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this event are: ANA, Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United.

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Event/Convention.

Special procedures to be followed for travel to/from Japan. Discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these discounts please contact the respective carriers’ booking office. Contact details can be found on under “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts”. please quote the event code LO01S16 for ticket reservation

From the airports:

The are two airports in Warsaw. The main one, Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, is situated in the southwest part of Warsaw, a mere 10 km from the city centre, with very good onward transportation options including taxis (just 40-50 PLN to the city centre), buses and trains.

The second is Warsaw Modlin Airport located 35 km north-west from Warsaw. Ryanair flights tend to be the only flights arriving here. Warsaw Modlin Airport is connected with the city centre by taxi services (160 PLN to the city centre) and the Modlin Buses frequently operating between the airport and Warsaw Center bus stop.

By train

There are three train stations in Warsaw that handle international and domestic train traffic:
Warszawa Centralna (Central Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 54) – situated in the city centre and very well connected to all of the city's districts.
Warszawa Zachodnia (West Warsaw) (Aleje Jerozolimskie 144) – adjacent to a neighbouring international bus terminal.
Warszawa Wschodnia (East Warsaw) (Lubelska 1) – located on the east side of Vistula River (Praga).

By car

Coordinates of the Copernicus Science Centre: GPS: 52°14'30", 21°1'42"
The main access roads to Warsaw are sections of three principal European routes:
route E77 – a north-south European route which runs through Central Europe
route E67 – a north-south European route which connects Central Europe with Scandinavia
motorway A2, route E30 - East-west European route

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