There are 5 ways to get from Žilina to Łódź by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train via Katowice  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Koluszki Ic

$22 - $42

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Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Lodz Widzew En

$15 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Žilina to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 915
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Kraków, Kraków MDA 976 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Łódź, Lodz P12

$23 - $49

Train, night bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin R / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bohumín to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna Leo Express

$15 - $29

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Žilina to Łódź 228.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Žilina to Łódź is to train and night bus which costs 12€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Žilina to Łódź is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Žilina to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Žilina and arriving at Łódź, Lodz via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station and Kraków, Kraków MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Žilina to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Zilina and arriving at Lodz Fabryczna via Bohumin, Katowice and Koluszki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Žilina and Łódź is 286 km. The road distance is 365 km.

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The best way to get from Žilina to Łódź without a car is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 18€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Žilina to Łódź, including transfers.

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Žilina to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Žilina station.

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Žilina to Łódź train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Zilina station.

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The best way to get from Žilina to Łódź is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 18€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 11 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Žilina to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Žilina, Slovakia and Łódź, Poland?

You can take a train from Žilina to Łódź via Bohumin, Katowice, and Koluszki in around 7 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Žilina to Łódź via Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station and Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 11 h 5 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Train from Bohumín to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Lodz Widzew
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Koluszki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Žilina to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Žilina to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Night bus from Bohumín to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $14

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Žilina to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Łódź, Lodz station.

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Žilina to Łódź train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Koluszki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Žilina to Łódź is 365 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Žilina to Łódź.

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