How to get to Warsaw Chopin Airport from Lodz?

Please note:

Trains and public transportation may be delayed, so please plan your trip in advance.

By train

PKP train website:

  1. Andel’s hotel -> Train Station in Lodz.

    1. From Lodz Fabryczna train station:

      Board a bus at Zachodnia – Manufaktura stop
      Bus number 96, 87B or 59
      Leave the bus at the Rodziny Poznańskich - Dw. Łódź Fabryczna stop

      Below you can find direct connections from Lodz Fabryczna:

      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Centralna
      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Gdańska
      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Fabryczna
      Warszawa Gdańska

    2. From Lodz Widzew train station:

      Board a tram number 6 at Zachodnia-Manufaktura stop
      Leave the bus at the Rokicińska – Gogola stop

      Below you can find direct connections from Lodz Widzew:

      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Gdańska
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Centralna
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Główna
      Łódź Widzew
      Warszawa Gdańska

  2. Train station in Warsaw -> Warszawa Chopin Airport

    1. Warszawa Główna
      Board the bus number 175 at PL. ZAWISZY 15
      Leave the bus at LOTNISKO CHOPINA-ODLOTY 01
    2. Warszawa Gdańska
      Board the train S3 at WARSZAWA GDAŃSKA 02
      Leave the train at WARSZAWA LOTNISKO CHOPINA 02
    3. Warszawa Centralna
      Board the bus number 175 at DW. CENTRALNY 02
      Leave the bus at LOTNISKO CHOPINA-ODLOTY 01

By bus

From Lodz Fabryczna you can take the Flixbus bus to Warszawa Zachodnia:

Lodz Fabryczna Warszawa Zachodnia

More details and connections can be found at:

Local public transportation Jakdojade app:

PKP train website:

Flixbus website:

1. How to get to Lodz by plane?

The nearest airports are located in Lodz and Warsaw. Lodz is located in the centre of Poland, so other airports are possible e.g. Kraków-Balice, Gdańsk, Katowice-Pyrzowice, Wrocław-Strachowice, Poznań-Ławica. Useful information for transport once in Poland can be found below:

Car rental:
Car rental services are available at the airport directly. Most parking spaces in Lodz city centre must be paid for. If you choose this option, we recommend booking a hotel that offers parking.

By bus:
You can check the connections, among others, at or Flixbus offers a direct bus line from Warsaw Chopin International airport Lodz city centre (trip duration: 1h30 to 2h00).

By train:
All connections can be found directly on the Polish Railways website or

Useful apps:
Google maps works well in Poland. Alternatively, to get to the bus/train station from the airport, the website and app may be useful to find fastest bus/tram connections. Public transport tickets can be bought in the app directly.

Information about Lodz airport and destinations can be found here: From Lodz airport, the 65A and 65B public bus lines both serve the city centre. Ticket machines available inside the bus directly and accepts most credit/debit cards.

1b. How to get to Lodz from Warsaw Chopin Airport?

By train

We recommend taking train from Warszawa Gdanska Station.

There are three ways how you can get from Airport to Warszawa Gdanska Station.

  1. Simplest one is to take Taxi. It should cost approximately 10-15 EUR (to be sure ask the driver before you start your trip and ask for the approximate price of the trip).

  2. Take SKM local train directly from Airport to Warszawa Gdanska. There should be ticket machine in the train. Travel time should take approximately 30 minutes, so you will need to buy 40 min. ticket. Normal city tickets works in these trains. Follow this link ( to learn where and how to buy ticket for public transport in Warsaw.

    Schedule table for SKM trains is given below:

    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202312:0812:3900:31SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202313:0113:3400:33SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202314:1714:5000:33SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202316:1516:4500:30SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202317:1217:4400:32SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202318:1318:4600:33SKM
    Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina - Warszawa Gdańska27.08.202320:5021:2000:30SKM

    Unfortunately, SKM trains are not very well synchronized with trains to Lodz. Either take taxi or city bus.

  3. Take city bus from Airport. For schedule and bus numbers check Google Maps or Moovit. Tickets are available in the bus and 40 minutes one should cost approx. 1 EUR.

Buy train tickets in advance using online payments. Good starting point is:, where you can check train connections and purchase tickets.

Please note, there are several independent train operators in Poland:
LKA – Lodz Voivodeship train company, no seat reservation, stops on selected stations
SKM – Warsaw train company, no seat reservation, stops on all stations
InterCity – Cross country operator, seat reservation is required, stops on selected stations
InterRegio, PolRegio – Regional trains, no seat reservation, stops on all stations

Below you can find afternoon train schedule:

Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202311:4113:1101:30LKA
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202313:5015:1901:29LKA
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Widzew27.08.202314:2115:4201:21InterCity
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202316:0717:2601:19LKA
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202316:4318:3201:49InterCity
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202319:1520:5501:40InterCity
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202320:2621:5901:33InterCity
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202320:5522:1701:22LKA
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202321:5523:1801:23InterCity
Warszawa Gdańska - Łódź Fabryczna27.08.202322:5500:2701:32InterCity

In Lodz you can get easly to the conference venue by public transport. You can check the connections on google maps, or you can use the jakdojade app. If you decide to take a taxi, getting to the conference area should not cost more than 10 EUR.

By bus

Buy your tickets in advance using

  1. Another option to get to Lodz is to take Bus. Flixbus has 3 buses directly from Warsaw Airport to Lodz.
    Here you can find schedule for Flixbus bus:

    AirportLodz Fabryczna

  2. There is more Flixbus buses connections from Warszawa Zachodnia Bus/Train station. To get there it is the best to take taxi.
    Bus schedule from Warszawa Zachodnia to Lodz is given below:

    Warszawa ZachodniaLodz Fabryczna

In Lodz you can get easly to the conference venue by public transport. You can check the connections on google maps, or you can use the jakdojade app. If you decide to take a taxi, getting to the conference area should not cost more than 10 EUR.

By car

You can also rent a car to get from Warsaw Airport to Lodz. Rent a Car offices located in the public arrival hall (

2. Borders and International Traffic

From 28 March 2022 onwards, all restrictions on travel to the Republic of Poland are lifted, which means there is NO OBLIGATION to:

  1. present any COVID certificates when crossing the border;
  2. take any test for SARS-CoV-2;
  3. undergo any quarantine.

3. Social distancing and face masks

The wearing of a mask is NOT COMPULSORY. Exceptions apply to medical centres and pharmacies, where a mask is COMPULSORY.

Official information can be found here:

4. How to get around in Lodz?

Lodz has an extensive public transport infrastructure. Tram and bus are great ways to get around the city. Ticket vending machines are available directly in buses and trams and at some stops. More info at:

Map of bus and tram connections:

Jakdojade website/app:

Public city bike rentals are available from Łódzki Rower Publiczny (
Electric scooter sharing system from Bolt is also available in Lodz (

Car rentals are available at

Taxi is of course always an option, and Uber operates in Lodz.

5. Poland has received many refugees related to war in Ukraine; does this have impacts in any way?

The situation in Poland is safe. The influence of the war in Ukraine is not noticeable in Poland more than in any other EU country.

6. Where to look for accommodation?

The venue of the incoming ECOSS36 is in Vienna House Andel’s Hotel. Book your accommodation directly through them. Use "ECOSS” to get a special offer when booking.

Another option to look for accommodation is

Check out suggestions at

7. What are the attractions in Lodz? Where to eat in Lodz?

A lot of information about tourism attractions and places to visit in Lodz can be found at

Lodz is home to a vibrant cuisine scene and offers many restaurants and dining options. More information can be found at

The last week of August is also the last week of summer holidays, so you can expect more people to enjoy the last days of their holidays. Therefore, if you want to go to a museum, we recommend buying a ticket in advance on their website. If you wish to dine in at a restaurant, we also recommend booking a table in advance.

8. Money

Virtually every shop and restaurant offer cash and card payment options (in PLN). ATMs and currency exchange points can be found everywhere across the city.

9. How can I get to the conference location?

The conference takes place at Vienna House Andel’s Lodz, Ulica Ogrodowa 17, 91065 Lodz, Poland.

From Lodz Kaliska train station:
Take bus no. 86 towards Rewolucji 1905r and get off at Prochnika/Gdanska. From there the hotel is about ten-minute-walk away.
(Journey time: approximately 25 minutes; Fare: approximately EUR 1.50*)

From Lodz Widzew train station:
Take bus no. 85/85A/Z8 toward Szpital im. Korczaka and get off at Pilsudskiego/Szpital im. Korczaka. Then take bus no. 96 to Rojna and get off at Zachodnia/Legionow. From there the hotel is a 5-10 minute- walk away.
(Journey time: approximately 45 minutes; fare: approximately EUR 1.50*)

From Lodz Fabryczna train station:
Take bus no. 59 towards Radogoszcz Wschód and get off at Zachodnia-Manufaktura. From there the hotel is about seven minutes' walk away.
(Journey time: approximately 15 minutes; fare: approximately EUR 1.50*)

Stops near Andel’s:

79 (Drewnowska)
87A, 87B (Ogrodowa-Gdańska)

2, 3, 11A, 11B (Zachodnia)

The hotel has 100 parking spaces available. EUR 12 per day.

10. Internet

You will have access to free WiFi in the conference area.

If you are thinking of buying a SIM card in Poland, you can buy it in the store of the operator. Each SIM card is registered, so you need to present your passport to the seller.

11. I want to come with a child of preschool age, will the conference organizer provide childcare?

We provide temporary care for children in an English-speaking kindergarten.
If your child needs such care, please contact us and tick the appropriate box in the registration form.

12. What are the requirements for presentation?

Oral presentation details:

  1. During the presentation, you can use your laptop or you can bring a presentation on a flash drive and use our computer.

  2. In case of problems with presentation, we recommend additionally having the presentation in PDF format.

  3. Oral presentation time:
    Plenary talk: 45 min talk + 15 min for questions

    Regular Session:
    Invited speaker: 35 min + 5 min for questions
    Contributed talks: 15 + 5 min for questions

    Details about presentation time can be found at the following link (under each MS):

Poster presentation details:

The maximum size of posters is A0 vertical (velcro stickers/pins will be provided).

13. What is the easiest way to get to Piotrkowska street?

Piotkowska street is located very close to Andel’s Hotel. It should take about 10 minutes to reach the street. Please make sure to cross the Zachodnia street at the crossing closest to the hotel, because the street is under construction. The best way to get there is shown on the map below.