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There are 7 ways to get from Poznań to Łódź by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Lodz Chojny Ic

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Poznan to Lodz 126.6 miles

$9

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Lodz K787

$11 - $19

Train via Szarych Szeregów(Pabianice)  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Pabianice R / ...

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  2h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Poznań to Łódź 129.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Poznań to Łódź 129.6 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) POZ - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna

$27 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poznań to Łódź is to rideshare which costs 32 zł and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Poznań to Łódź is to taxi which costs 500 zł - 650 zł and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Poznań and arriving at Lodz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Lodz Chojny. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Poznań and Łódź is 188 km. The road distance is 207.4 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Łódź without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 30 zł - 50 zł.

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The train from Poznan Gl. to Lodz Chojny takes 2h 58m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Poznań to Łódź bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, depart from Poznań station.

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Poznań to Łódź train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Łódź is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 30 zł - 50 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40 zł - 70 zł and takes 3h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Poznań to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 117.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Poznań to Łódź every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 58m. Alternatively, Prykarparskyi Express operates a bus from Poznań to Łódź twice daily, and the journey takes 3h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $110
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 Poznan Gl. to Lodz Chojny
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Poznan Gl. to Pabianice
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz Fabryczna
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Poznań to Lodz
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
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 Poznań to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Poznań to Łódź Kaliska
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Poznan to Lodz
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Poznań to Łódź
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Radio Taxi Poznan
Phone
+48 61 662 96 22
Website
taxi.com.pl
Radio Taxi Dwójki
Phone
+48 61 822 22 22
Website
taxi.poznan.pl
Hallo Taxi Poznan
Phone
+48 61 821 62 16
Website
hallotaxipoznan.pl

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Poznan Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Poznań to Łódź bus services, operated by Prykarparskyi Express, arrive at Lodz station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Łódź is 207 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Poznań to Łódź.

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LOT offers flights from Poznan Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Poznań to Łódź bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 260+ 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 Poznań 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 Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 159 bus which takes 21m and costs 3 zł.

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