There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Łódź by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Lodz Chojny Ic

$41 - $59

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Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Łódź, Lodz P3

$32 - $53

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Train, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Poznan Gl. En
  2. Take the bus from Poznań to Łódź Kaliska

$45 - $69

Train via Szarych Szeregów(Pabianice)  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  2. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Pabianice R / ...

$40 - $59

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Łódź 292.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Berlin Tegel to Lodz  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Lodz (LCJ) TXL - LCJ

$80 - $306

Fly Berlin Tegel to Warsaw, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Warsaw (WAW) TXL - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna

$65 - $230

Train to Poznan, fly to Warsaw, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
  2. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Warsaw (WAW) POZ - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna

$59 - $148

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Łódź, Lodz via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Lodz Chojny via Poznan Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Łódź is 422 km. The road distance is 467.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Łódź without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Berlin to Łódź, including transfers.

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Berlin to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Łódź train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Łódź is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 14 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Lodz Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 263.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Łódź, Poland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Łódź via Poznan Gl. in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Łódź every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Poznan to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Lodz via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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 Poznan Gl. to Lodz Chojny
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Poznan Gl. to Pabianice
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Poznań to Łódź Kaliska
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Berlin to Łódź train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Lodz Chojny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Łódź is 468 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Berlin to Łódź.

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easyJet, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Lodz Airport.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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