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

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Train  •  8h 22m

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

$21 - $40

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  6h 35m

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

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Žilina to Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala
  2. Take the bus from Bielsko-Biala Zob to Katowice Zob
  3. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Łódź, Lodz P12

$20 - $39

Train, night train  •  8h 50m

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

$14 - $30

Drive  •  4h 29m

  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 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Žilina to Łódź is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 29m.

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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 Bielsko-Biala Zob and Katowice, Katowice bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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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 8h 22m.

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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 8h 22m and costs 18€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m 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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Žilina to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Łódź, Lodz station.

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Map of how to get from Žilina to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

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 8h 22m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$11 - $15
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Bohumin to Lodz Widzew
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
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
2h 25m
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
Night bus from Žilina to Bielsko-Biała, Bielsko-Biala
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Bielsko-Biala Zob to Katowice Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Night bus from Bohumín to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $14

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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 4h 29m to drive from Žilina to Łódź.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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