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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Szeged by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged Ic

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 to Szeged, Viztorony tér RegioJet

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus Volanbusz  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Szeged 1100

$10 - $13

Rideshare  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Szeged 106 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Szeged 106.2 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Szeged is to bus which costs 2 000 Ft - 2 600 Ft and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Szeged is to drive which costs 5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Szeged. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Szeged, Viztorony tér via Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Szeged. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Szeged is 162 km. The road distance is 170 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Szeged without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 2 500 Ft - 3 700 Ft.

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The train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Budapest to Szeged bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 station.

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Budapest to Szeged train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Szeged is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 2 500 Ft - 3 700 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 000 Ft - 2 600 Ft and takes 3 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Szeged, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Szeged hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Budapest to Szeged once a week. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

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BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Szeged
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Budapest to Szeged bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Szeged, Viztorony tér station.

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Budapest to Szeged train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szeged station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Szeged is 170 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Budapest to Szeged.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Szeged. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Szeged. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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