There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Łódź by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz P4

$30 - $55

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Train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava hl.n. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Koluszki Ic

$28 - $42

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha Želivského to Łódź Plac Niepodległości

$29 - $41

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Łódź 337.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Lodz  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Lodz (LCJ) PRG - LCJ

$69 - $284

Fly to Warsaw, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Warsaw (WAW) PRG - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna

$64 - $177

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Łódź, Lodz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Lodz Fabryczna via Ostrava hl.n., Katowice and Koluszki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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The distance between Prague and Łódź is 399 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Łódź without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz takes 7 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Prague to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Łódź train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Łódź is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 11 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Lodz Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Prague to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 249.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Łódź, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Łódź twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Łódź via Ostrava hl.n., Katowice, and Koluszki in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Prague to Lodz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Lodz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Ostrava hl. n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$17 - $20
Premium
$28 - $35
Train from Ostrava to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $2
Business
$4 - $5
Premium
$6 - $9
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
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha Želivského to Łódź Plac Niepodległości
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Łódź is 540 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Prague to Łódź.

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Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Lodz Airport.

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Book your Prague to Łódź bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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