By plane 

Poland has a regular air service available from over 30 major destinations in Europe, North America and the Far East. 

The nearest airports:

By train 

Lodz offers direct rail connections with major Polish cities, including Gdańsk, Kraków (Cracow), Warsaw (20 direct connections a day on working days, 14 – at weekends; the journey lasts about 1.5 hours) and Wrocław. The current timetable is available here.

Please note that there are several railway stations in Lodz: 

  • Łódź Fabryczna station (The largest and most modern railway station, which has been newly opened after a thorough renovation and is located in the New Centre of Lodz. This station is the closest to the conference main venue.)
  • Łódź Kaliska station  
  • Łódź Żabieniec station 
  • Łódź Widzew station

Since December 2019 a new direct railway connection has been operating between Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina station (Warsaw Chopin Airport) and Łódź Fabryczna station – it takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes. The current timetable is available here.

By bus

Lodz offers direct bus connections with Berlin, Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Frankfurt, Paris, Prague, Vienna and also Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków (Cracow), Poznań, Rzeszów, Toruń, Warszawa, Wrocław. The current timetable of FlixBus is available here.

PKS buses depart from three bus stations in Lodz. The current timetable is available here.

OKbus provides comfortable connections with Warsaw airport (Chopin Airport and Modlin Airport). The current timetable is available here.

By car 

Lodz is located at the intersection of the A1 motorway, leading from the north to the south of Poland, and the A2 motorway, leading from the west to the east through Poznań and Warsaw. It’s connected with Wrocław by the S8 road. Such a developed road network makes the city accessible for car communication. The estimated time of a car trip from Warsaw is about 1.5 hours, from Gdańsk – about 3 hours, from Kraków (Cracow) – about 3.5 hours, and from Wrocław – just over 2 hours. 

Car Rental

Lodz provides very efficient car rental service. You can find the right car at the right price. You can choose a passenger car, a vehicle with an LPG system, a van as well as a car with a driver – also an English-speaking one. There are at least a dozen of Polish companies and branches of international car hire companies that offer a short-, medium- and long-term car hire in Lodz. 

Lodz Airport
ul. Gen. S. Maczka 35, Lodz
Phone: +48 607 036 308   

al. Kościuszki 68, Lodz
Phone: +48 42 636 46 39, 0 605 150 420