Travel Information

Getting to Lodz

Lodz Airport – Timetables, Destinations, Tickets

In case you "cannot" fly to Lodz (Łódź in Polish) you can fly to Warsaw and take a train. It is also possible to fly to some other big Polish city (if necessary due to use of some discount airlines) and take a train. Timetable of Polish Railways in the link below. You need to select Łódź Kaliska station.

PKP Polish Railways – Timetables

IMPORTANT at no Polish Airport you should use services of people wo come to you and offer to be your TAXI / giv ou a ride. Use only official TAXI services available at the TAXI stands.


Łódź essentials

Lodz lies at the heart of Europe, within a radius of 500 km there are 7 capitals: Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Vilnius.

Lodz is an important point on the map of Poland: centrally located, 30 km from the geometric centre of the country and only 119 km from the capital – Warsaw.

Lodz is a place of extraordinary eruption of dynamic, nineteenth-century capitalism. From acraftsmen village during 60 years it has transformed into an industrial, international, multilingual city. In the late XIX and early XX century, the city recorded the most intensive development (even by global standards, only Chicago at that time developed as rapidly).

Manufaktura - shopping center related to to the Lodz industrial heritage

Manufaktura - shopping center related to to the Lodz industrial heritage

In the XIX century, duringthe industrial development, in the depths of plots along the main axis of the city constructio nof factories began, together with magnificent palaces and metropolitan townhouses at the front of the properties.

Poznański historical palace

Metropolitan area is the oldest and best developed urban structure of Lodz, filled with magnificent residential and factory buildings as well asmost regular and densely built quarters.

Lodz city centre

Lodz city centre

In Lodz there is a large urban open space, which consists of:

  • Forest areas, including in particular Łagiewnicki Forest - the largest forest area located within the city limits in Europe,
  • 34 public parks, of which 21 are considered cultural monuments,
  • Two strict nature reserves,
  • Squares,
  • Rows of greenery along the streets,
  • Green areasin the middle of quarters,
  • Residential gardens, of which 10 were listed in the register of monuments.

Lodex - three faculties of Lodz University of Technology edifice

Lodex - three faculties of Lodz University of Technology edifice

More information here:

Why visit Lodz

Lodz Tourist Information Centre


Poznanski Palace

Best restaurants in Lodz

Clubbing in Lodz


The currency in Poland is the Polish Z loty (PLN) 1 PLN = 100groszy. Coins circulate in denominations of 1 PLN, 2 PLN, 5 PLN and 1, 2, 5, 10,20 and 50 groszy; banknotes are in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 PLN.

Currency Exchange

Currency should be exchanged at a registered exchange centre (in Polish: KANTOR). There is no commission for the exchange. Kantors at arrival points (train station / airport) usually offer less favorable exchange rate. Note that cash should not be exchanged on the street, or with bystanders.

1 EUR is about 4.2 PLN

1 USD is about 3.35 PLN

Important dates

  • Call for event proposals: October 31, 2014
  • Paper submission: Friday May 08 2015 23:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: June 01, 2015
  • Acceptance decision: June 15, 2015
  • Final version of paper submission: July 01, 2015
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: July 31, 2015
  • Conference dates: September 13-16, 2015

FedCSIS is organized by :


Under auspices of

Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska

Minister of Science
and Higher Education

Prof. Michał Kleiber

President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Andrzej Halicki

Minister of Administration
and Digitization

Witold Stępień

Marszałek Województwa

Hanna Zdanowska

Mayor of the City of Lodz

Professor Stanisław Bielecki

His Magnificence Rector of Łódź University of Technology