Gdańsk Airport (GDN) – airport information and services

Gdańsk Airport is the third largest airport in Poland and has direct connections with more than 70 airports around Europe. Learn all about the airport in our guide.

Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport (GDN), named after the former Polish president, serves as the main gateway to Gdańsk and the surrounding region in northern Poland. Located approximately 12 kilometers northwest of Gdańsk, it is one of the fastest-growing airports in Poland, catering to both domestic and international flights.

Terminal details – navigating through GDN

Gdańsk Airport features a single terminal that handles all passenger traffic, both domestic and international.

Low-cost and charter operations

One section of the terminal is dedicated to low-cost and charter airlines, ensuring quick and efficient processing for budget and leisure travelers.

Regular and international flights

The main part of the terminal handles the majority of regular and international flights, including those operated by major airlines such as LOT Polish Airlines, Ryanair and Wizz Air. This area features more extensive facilities, including a selection of shops and dining options.

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At Gdańsk Airport you find connections to airports around Europe.

Baggage handling when connecting at GDN

If you're transferring flights at Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, the baggage handling depends on your type of ticket.

Single ticket connections

For passengers traveling on a single ticket with connecting flights, the airport offers the convenience of automatic baggage transfer to your next flight. This service allows you to move between flights without the hassle of reclaiming and rechecking your luggage.

Multiple tickets or different airlines

For travelers with separate tickets or those changing airlines, the process requires you to claim your baggage upon arrival and then recheck it for your onward journey. This procedure can differ between different airlines, so make sure you check the rules for your chosen airline.

Dining at the airport

Gdańsk Airport offers a variety of dining options that cater to different tastes, from quick snacks to sit-down meals. Listed below you find some of the restaurants available.

  • Bread & Co.: Known for its freshly baked breads and pastries, Bread & Co. offers a cozy spot for travelers to enjoy a quick breakfast or a coffee break.

  • So! Coffee: This café serves a wide range of coffee drinks, teas and light meals such as sandwiches and salads.

  • McDonald's: Offering its well-known menu of burgers, fries and other fast food favorites, McDonald's is always a comfortable choice.

Relax at the VIP Lounge

The VIP lounge at the airport provides a relaxing environment with comfortable seating, refreshments and entertainment options. It’s accessible to eligible passengers through membership or a fee.

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If you want to get from the airport to the city, there are several ways of transportation to choose from.

Hotels near the airport

Are you looking for a place to stay close to the airport? Luckily there is quite a lot to choose from – below you find some popular hotels.

  • Hampton by Hilton Gdańsk Airport: Just a few minutes' walk from the terminal, this hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and breakfast included.

  • Hotel Faros: Located close to the airport, Hotel Faros provides comfortable lodging with a restaurant and bar on-site, ideal for travelers looking for a short or extended stay.

  • Hotel Milo Gdańsk Airport: Situated just one kilometer from Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, Hotel Milo offers a convenient stay for travelers. The hotel features rooms with essential amenities like free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs.

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Transportation to and from the airport

There are a number of different ways of reaching the city from the airport. Here are the most popular modes of transport along with the approximate cost for each option.

  • Train: The SKM (Szybka Kolej Miejska) service connects the airport to Gdańsk's main railway station, Gdańsk Główny, in about 30 minutes. The fare for a one-way ticket is approximately 6.50 PLN.

  • Bus: Multiple bus lines, including the 210 and N3 (night bus), connect the airport to various parts of the city. A one-way bus ticket costs around 3.80 PLN.

  • Taxi: Taxis are available outside the arrivals area. A ride to the city center typically costs between 60-80 PLN, depending on the time of day and traffic conditions.

  • Ride-sharing services: Services like Uber and Bolt operate in the area, offering competitive fares that might vary slightly based on demand and specific destination. Expect to pay approximately 50-70 PLN for a ride to the city center.

  • Car rental: Numerous car rental agencies are located at the airport, providing travelers with the flexibility to rent a vehicle for their stay. Daily rental prices start from around 100 PLN, depending on the vehicle type and rental duration.

Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport facts
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Known as
Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport
Port Lotniczy Gdańsk im. Lecha Wałęsy

Current GDN flights delays

Flight delay status based on 8 observations out of 8 flights between Jul 05 07:07 and Jul 05 10:07 (UTC).

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Airlines at Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport airport

From GDN, you can choose from 12 different airlines to 73 different destinations

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Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport car rental

If you are in need of a rental car, there are several options at GDN.

Airport transfer and taxi

If you are arriving at Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport and want to go to the city, you have several options. You can take a bus, a taxi, or a rental car. The bus is the cheapest and most convenient option, as it runs frequently. The taxi is more expensive and may take longer depending on the traffic. The rental car gives you more flexibility, but you have to pay for parking and fuel.

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The graph above shows the number of departing passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. This will give you a hint on how many people to expect at the terminal including check-in and security. Updated 14:31.
This graph shows the number of arriving passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. With this information you may predict how many people will be arriving at the border check or taxi line for example. Updated 14:31.
Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport airport hotels

If you are in need of a good night sleep, before or after you flight, we can help you decide where to stay. Within a distance of 3km we found hotels like Hampton by Hilton Gdansk Airport , Hotel Milo Gdansk Airport and Hi Hotel Gdansk Airport

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One of the airlines with the highest number of flights at Gdańsk Airport is Wizz Air.

Hub information

Gdańsk Airport hosts flights operated by various airlines including Ryanair, Wizz Air and LOT Polish Airlines. These carriers connect Gdańsk with major cities across Europe.

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Things to do in Gdansk

Whether you're just passing through or staying in Gdansk, you'll find plenty of fun activities to do after landing at Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport.

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