There are 7 ways to get from Katowice to Budapest by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld P14

$27 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$42 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Katowice to Budapest 359.9 miles

$60 - $95

Bus to Krakow, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Budapest (BUD) KRK - BUD

$95 - $328

Fly from Katowice  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Budapest (BUD) KTW - BUD

$159 - $609

Train to Warsaw, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD

$40 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Budapest is to bus which costs 100 zł - 170 zł and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Budapest is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 350 zł - 1 300 zł.

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The distance between Katowice and Budapest is 307 km. The road distance is 576 km.

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The train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati takes 6 h 59 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Katowice, Katowice bus station and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Budapest, Hungary?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Katowice to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Catania
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi to Kraków Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Katovice, dw. PKS ul. Piotra Skargi to Krakov, letiště
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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