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There are 8 ways to get from Gdańsk to Łódź by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train via Warszawa Centralna  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Lodz Fabryczna Ic / ...

$17 - $25

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Rideshare  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gdańsk to Lodz 211.5 miles

$10

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Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Gdańsk, Gdansk to Łódź, Lodz P12 / ...

$12 - $35

Train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Lodz Fabryczna Ic / ...

$12 - $18

Train #2  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Lodz Widzew Ic / ...

$12 - $17

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Gdańsk to Łódź 210.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Warsaw, train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$16 - $61

Fly to Lodz  •  15 h

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Lodz (LCJ) GDN - LCJ

$71 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gdańsk to Łódź is to rideshare which costs 37 zł and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gdańsk to Łódź is to drive which costs 130 zł - 200 zł and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gdańsk, Gdansk and arriving at Łódź, Lodz. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gdansk Glowny and arriving at Lodz Fabryczna. Services depart four times a day, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Gdańsk and Łódź is 294 km. The road distance is 337.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Łódź without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 60 zł - 95 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Gdańsk to Łódź, including transfers.

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Gdańsk to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Gdańsk, Gdansk station.

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Gdańsk to Łódź train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Gdansk Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Łódź is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 60 zł - 95 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45 zł - 130 zł and takes 5 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 260 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Gdańsk to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 184 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Gdańsk, Poland and Łódź, Poland?

You can take a train from Gdańsk to Łódź via Warszawa Centralna in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gdańsk to Łódź 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route once daily.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gdansk to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gdansk to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Gdansk to Lodz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Gdansk to Lodz via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Lodz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Gdansk to Lodz via Dublin
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
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 Gdansk Glowny to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Lodz Widzew
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $24
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 Gdańsk, Gdansk to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Gdańsk Dworzec PKS to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gdańsk to Lodz
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Gdansk Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gdańsk to Łódź is 337 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Gdańsk to Łódź.

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LOT offers flights from Gdansk Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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Book your Gdańsk to Łódź bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Łódź. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gdańsk and Łódź. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Gdansk Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs 15 zł - 22 zł.

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