There are 3 ways to get from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) by train, bus or car
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Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) by train
The train journey time between Kraków and Lodz Airport (LCJ) is around 3h 13m and covers a distance of around 273 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by PKP Intercity, the Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) train service departs from Krakow Glowny and arrives in Lodz Retkinia. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, October 16, 2021
Trains departing Sunday, October 17, 2021
Trains departing Monday, October 18, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Trains departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, October 21, 2021
Trains departing Friday, October 22, 2021
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Last updated: 8 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) is to train which costs 45 zł - 85 zł and takes 3h 14m.
The quickest way to get from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) is to train which costs 45 zł - 85 zł and takes 3h 14m.
No, there is no direct bus from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ). However, there are services departing from Krakow and arriving at Lotnisko via Rodziny Poznańskich - Dw. Łódź Fabryczna and Żeromskiego - Kopernika. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krakow Glowny and arriving at Lodz Retkinia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 14m.
The distance between Kraków and Lodz Airport (LCJ) is 189 km. The road distance is 264.5 km.
The best way to get from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs 45 zł - 85 zł.
The train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Retkinia takes 3h 14m including transfers and departs once daily.
Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Krakow station.
Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Krakow Glowny station.
The best way to get from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs 45 zł - 85 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70 zł - 90 zł and takes 4h 58m.
What companies run services between Kraków, Poland and Lodz Airport (LCJ), Poland?
PKP Intercity operates a train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Retkinia once daily. Tickets cost 45 zł - 85 zł and the journey takes 3h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Krakow to Łódź, WPA Łódź Fabryczna twice daily. Tickets cost 65 zł - 85 zł and the journey takes 3h 45m.
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.
Train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Retkinia
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 14m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- 45 zł - 85 zł
- PKP Intercity
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- Poland Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- 45 zł - 60 zł
- 1st Class
- 65 zł - 85 zł
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).
Bus from Krakow to Łódź, WPA Łódź Fabryczna
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 45m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- 65 zł - 85 zł
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Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Łódź, WPA Łódź Fabryczna station.
Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Lodz Retkinia station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ) is 265 km. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Kraków to Lodz Airport (LCJ).
There are 44+ hotels available in Lodz Airport (LCJ). Prices start at 500 zł per night.