From the 1 Ruda Śląska Train Station (address: Częstochowska 21) which is located in the northern part of the municipality there are connections to Katowice as well as Gliwice. The train ride to Katowice takes approx. 15 minutes costing 6 zł. When coming from Gliwice a train brings you to Ruda Śląska in 11 minutes for 4 zł. The city has also connections with other cities in the metropolis such as Zabrze.
The main approaches to Ruda Śląska are:
- from Kraków on the A-4 motorway; Ruda Śląska is about 80 km westward of Kraków
- from Wrocław on the A-4 motorway; Ruda Śląska is about 160 km eastward of Wrocław
- from Zgorzelec (on the western border) on the E-40 European main road; Ruda Śląska is about 240 km east of Zgorzelec
- Cinema City - Ruda Śląska Plaza. 310 1-go Maja Street modern multiplex type cinema with 8 screens.