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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Łódź by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz 1301

$29 - $50

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Train  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bohumin Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice Os / ...
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Koluszki Ic

$27 - $42

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Praha Želivského to Łódź Plac Niepodległości

$29 - $41

Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Prague to Łódź 337.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  5h 37m

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

$64 - $177

Fly to Lodz  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Lodz (LCJ) PRG - LCJ

$69 - $284

Fly to Krakow, train  •  8h 4m

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

$99 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Łódź is to train which costs 600 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Łódź is to drive which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 000 Kč and takes 5h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Łódź, Lodz. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Łódź. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Lodz Fabryczna via Bohumin, Katowice and Koluszki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 18m.

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The distance between Prague and Łódź is 399 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Łódź without a car is to bus which takes 8h 25m and costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz takes 8h 25m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Prague to Łódź bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Łódź train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Łódź is to bus which takes 8h 25m and costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 600 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 10h 18m, you could also fly, which costs 1 500 Kč - 6 500 Kč and takes 8h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Łódź.
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  • Distance: 249.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Łódź, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Łódź once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 8h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Łódź via Bohumin, Katowice, and Koluszki in around 10h 18m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Lodz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Lodz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Prague to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cd.cz
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Prague, Prague Main station to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $40
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Business
$18 - $20
Premium
$29 - $40
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 Katowice to Koluszki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $17
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
Train from Krakow Glowny to Lodz Widzew
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $19
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Łódź, Lodz
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha Želivského to Łódź Plac Niepodległości
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Prague to Łódź train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Koluszki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Łódź is 540 km. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Prague to Łódź.

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CSA and LOT offer flights from Prague Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Prague 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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