There are 5 ways to get from Žilina to Budapest by train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$35 - $53

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Zvolen osobna stanica R
  2. Take the bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976

$16 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Žilina AS to Banská Bystrica 606506
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976

$18 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Žilina to Budapest 208.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train, shuttle  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Liptovsky Mikulas R / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Liptovský Mikuláš to Budapest Eurobusways

$61 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Žilina to Budapest is to train and bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Žilina to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The distance between Žilina and Budapest is 193 km. The road distance is 334 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Žilina to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Žilina to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Žilina AS and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Banská Bystrica and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Žilina to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zilina and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Žilina, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Žilina to Budapest via Bratislava hl.st. in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Žilina to Budapest via Banská Bystrica, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Zvolen osobna stanica
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Liptovsky Mikulas
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Žilina to Liptovský Mikuláš
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $14
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Žilina, Žilina to Liptovský Mikuláš, Liptovský Mikuláš
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Žilina AS to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Liptovský Mikuláš to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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