The Katowice-Pyrzowice airport in Pyrzowice 36 km from Ruda Śląska) is an airport for domestic and European flights.
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.