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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Ic

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 2 min

  1. 126.6 miles

$7

6 alternative options

Train via Koluszki  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Ic / ...

$9 - $13

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. P12 / ...

$8 - $19

Train via Czestochowa  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. R / ...

$9 - $13

Bus, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. R / ...

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 124.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 124.9 miles

$21 - $35

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Katowice to Łódź once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice to Łódź 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Lodz Chojny
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Katowice to Koluszki
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Katowice to Czestochowa
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
Train from Czestochowa to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $7
Train from Piotrkow Trybunalski to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Katowice to Łódź Kaliska
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
le.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Łódż Dworzec Łódź Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Katowice to Łódź
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Piotrków Trybunalski
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Katowice to Lodz
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Katowice to Łódź
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
City Taxi
Phone
+48 32 203 77 77
Website
citytaxi.katowice.pl
Radio Taxi Katowice
Phone
+48 32 757 01 00
Website
radio-taxi.katowice.pl
Echo Taxi
Phone
+48 32 201 42 00
Website
echotaxi.ppsi.pl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Katowice and Łódź is 169 km. The road distance is 200 km.

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Łódź is to rideshare which costs 26 zł and takes 3 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Katowice to Łódź is to taxi which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 500 zł - 650 zł.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Lodz Chojny. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station and arriving at Łódź, Lodz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

The train from Katowice to Lodz Chojny takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs once daily.