Getting Around

For airport transfers, city buses 65A and 65B run from the airport to the centre of town (4.40zł, 20 minutes, twice hourly), connecting with Łódź Kaliska train station. Otherwise, a taxi to the centre will cost about 30zł to 40zł.

Łódź's public transport system includes trams and buses, both of which use the same ticket system. A ticket becomes valid for a set length of time after you validate it in the machine on board, and remains valid for unlimited transfers between bus and tram. Tickets valid for 40/60 minutes cost 3.60/4.40zł; a 24-hour ticket costs 11zł.

Order a taxi through MPT or Merc Radio; daytime fares start at 6zł plus 2.20zł per km. Riksza (bicycle rickshaws) ply ul Piotrkowska and cost about 10zł per trip (two passengers maximum).

Rent bikes from Dynamo, or pick up one of the public bikes ( parked at stations dotted around the city.