Lodz Airport car hire - rent a car in Central Poland
Lodz, or 'Łódź' in Polish spelling, is the third largest Polish city.
A major industrial center in the 19th century, at present Lodz continues to be one of the most important locations for business in Poland. See Lodz location map.
Cultural life of Lodz it thriving too. The city hosts a number of reputable universities and schools, amongst them the worldwide recognized National School of Film of Lodz. Several film and performing arts are held regularly in Lodz. Read more about Lodz film festivals.
The city’s development is benefiting greatly from the central location in Poland, with access to major roads and motorways, as well as from the proximity to the capital of Poland, Warsaw.
Toyota Aygo – amongst the cheapest rental cars at Lodz Airport
Lodz Airport - an alternative to Warsaw-Chopin or Warsaw-Modlin
Lodz Airport - LCJ is situated 3.7 miles southwest of Łódź city center, in an area referred to as Lublinek.
Formerly known as Łódź-Lublinek, the airport was renamed to Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport, in honor of the Polish Prize Nobel writer.
Lodz Airport is the most central Polish airport. See international airports of Poland on a map.
Located in less than 90 miles distance from the Polish capital, Lodz Airport is an alternative for Warsaw-Chopin and Warsaw-Modlin airports on a few European low-cost routes.
How to get from Lodz to Warsaw - A2 motorway
The newest section of the A2 motorway in Poland allows quick and easy access from Lodz to Warsaw. The 90 miles distance can be easily covered in around 1h30min – 2h time.
As of late 2015, there are no tolls on the A2 section between Lodz and Warsaw.
The speed limits on many Polish motorways have been recently raised to 140 km (87 mph), although in some areas the allowed speed is 100 km/h (62 mph) or less. Always look out for the speed limit signposting
Lodz Airport car hire
Car hire is called in Polish “wynajem samochodów” and car rental company “wypożyczalnia samochodów”.
Major car hire companies are present at Lodz Airport, amongst them Avis Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Sixt, Enterprise Rent A Car. Cheap Lodz car hire deals are frequently found in the offer of the major Polish rent-a-car brand Express Rent A Car, Rentis, or Panek.
Online search engines, such as Cartrawler, facilitate a complex comparison of car hire rates from many car rental companies and the prices available online are often very competitive compared to rates quoted directly at the rent-a-car provider.
Usually the rates for the cheapest Lodz Airport car hire start from around £110 for a 7 days rental of a small city car, often a 3-door Toyota Aygo, a Renault Twingo or similar (5-door cars are also available in this class).
Ford S-Max in Sixt car rental fleet at Lodz Airport
One-way rentals Lodz-Warsaw
Please note that in case of the large car hire providers, often there is no a significant increase in the price of one-way rentals from Lodz to Warsaw. A car rented in Lodz Airport can be dropped off at, for example in Warsaw Airport at a very small additional cost. This is, however, not a rule and may not be possible during high season, when the management of the rent-a-car fleets is more of a challenging task.
Fly low cost to Lodz Airport - Ryanair
In late 2015 Ryanair was the main carrier operating at Lodz Airport, offering routes to Dublin, East Midlands, London-Stansted and Oslo-Rygge.
Other carriers at Lodz Airport were Czech Airlines, with routes to Prague and Edinburgh and Adria Airways, offering flights to Amsterdam and Munich.
Since the bankruptcy of the Polish airline OLT Express, there have not been domestic routes available to and from Lodz Airport.
Distances from Lodz Airport
Take advantage of the central location of Lodz to explore other, more remote parts of Poland.
See below the approximate road distances from Lodz to major Polish cities:
- Distance from Lodz to Gdansk: 200 miles / 323 km
- Distance from Lodz to Poznan: 126 miles / 204 km
- Distance from Lodz to Krakow: 155 miles / 250 km
- Distance from Lodz to Wroclaw: 142 miles / 230 km
- Distance from Lodz to Warsaw: 90 miles / 140 km
Between the two Warsaw airports, the main Warsaw-Chopin airport is the closest from Lodz Airport, around. 80 miles / 135 km away, while the low-cost Modlin Airport is situated in an approximate distance of 103 miles / 166 km from Lodz.