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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Eurolines HU  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Łódź 910

$78

Cheapest option

Fly to Warsaw, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$35 - $176

6 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna Ic

$54 - $78

Train via Zawiercie  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Zawiercie Ec
  2. Take the train from Zawiercie to Czestochowa Ks / ...
  3. Take the train from Czestochowa to Lodz Fabryczna R / ...

$47 - $69

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Lodz Kaliska Bahnhof

$46 - $61

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Łódź 484.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Lodz  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lodz (LCJ) BUD - LCJ

$133 - $383

Fly to Krakow, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Widzew

$103 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Łódź is to bus which costs 13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 14 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Łódź is to fly and train which costs 9 500 Ft - 50 000 Ft and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Łódź is 474 km. The road distance is 774.8 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 23 min to get from Budapest to Łódź, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Łódź via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Lodz Fabryczna via Warszawa Zachodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Budapest to Łódź bus services, operated by Tourbus Bulgaria, depart from Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 296.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 23 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Łódź, Poland?

Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Łódź once daily. Tickets cost $77 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Łódź via Warszawa Zachodnia in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $400
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Zawiercie
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 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
Train from Zawiercie to Czestochowa
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Czestochowa to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Widzew
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Łódź
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Lodz Kaliska Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
touring.bg

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