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

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Łódź, Lodz N1321 / ...

100 zł - 130 zł

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Train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Kutno Ec
  2. Take the train from Kutno to Łódź Kaliska Lka / ...

197 zł - 319 zł

Night train, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Zielona Gora Glowna Nj
  2. Take the train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Lodz Kaliska Ic

114 zł - 178 zł

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Łódź 467.6 km

240 zł - 360 zł

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  6h 32m

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

302 zł - 1 883 zł

Fly to Krakow, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Krakow (KRK) TXL - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Chojny

157 zł - 3 593 zł

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Łódź is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Łódź is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Łódź, Lodz. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Łódź Kaliska via Kutno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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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 bus which takes 6h 25m and costs 23€ - 29€.

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The bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Łódź, Lodz takes 6h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Łódź is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs 23€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 6h 35m.

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  • Distance: 422.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Łódź, Lodz every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100 zł - 130 zł and the journey takes 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Łódź via Kutno in around 6h 35m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 500 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 500 zł
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 500 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95 zł - 420 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
550 zł - 2 200 zł
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Kutno
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
180 zł - 260 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna
Phone
42 205 55 15
Email
bok@lka.lodzkie.pl
Website
lka.lodzkie.pl
Train from Kutno to Łódź Kaliska
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12 zł - 15 zł
Website
Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Kutno to Lodz Kaliska
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 zł
Train from Zielona Gora Glowna to Lodz Kaliska
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 zł - 95 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
50 zł - 65 zł
1st Class
70 zł - 95 zł
Train from Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 70 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 70 zł
Train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Chojny
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 zł - 80 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 80 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Kutno to Lodz Kaliska
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10 zł - 15 zł
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 zł - 130 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Berlin to Łódź train services, operated by Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna, arrive at Łódź Kaliska station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Łódź is 468 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Berlin to Łódź.

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LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Łódź bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at 500 zł 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 2€ - 3€.

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