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There are 3 ways to get from Zvolen to Budapest by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 976

$10 - $18

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Surany R / ...
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

$23 - $33

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Zvolen to Budapest 100.1 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Zvolen to Budapest is to bus which costs 8€ - 16€ and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Zvolen to Budapest is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zvolen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zvolen nakl. st. and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Zvolen osobna stanica, Surany and Nove Zamky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Zvolen and Budapest is 120 km. The road distance is 160.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 3h 28m and costs 8€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Zvolen to Budapest, including transfers.

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Zvolen to Budapest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Zvolen osobna stanica station.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Budapest is to bus which takes 3h 28m and costs 8€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 5h 44m.

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Zvolen to Budapest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zvolen to Budapest is 160 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Zvolen to Budapest.

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  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zvolen to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zvolen to Budapest via Zvolen osobna stanica, Surany, and Nove Zamky in around 5h 44m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Surany
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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