There are 9 ways to get from Katowice to Budapest by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train, EuroNight  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$25 - $39

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Bus, KRAKBUD  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Kraków
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Krakow to Budapest Eurobusways

$87 - $132

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Banská Bystrica
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976

$42 - $57

Bus Ecolines  •  13 h 6 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

$96 - $328

Fly from Katowice  •  7 h 49 min

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

$159 - $609

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$119 - $327

Train to Warsaw, fly  •  6 h 27 min

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

$40 - $182

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Budapest-Kelenföld via Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Katowice and Budapest is 307 km. The road distance is 575.8 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Budapest without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 7 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Katowice to Budapest, including transfers.

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Katowice to Budapest bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Budapest train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Budapest is to bus and KRAKBUD which takes 8 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Krakow Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Katowice to Budapest bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 191.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Katowice to Budapest via Kraków, Dworzec Główny, Teatr Bagatela, and Krakow in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, LOT, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Katowice to Budapest hourly.

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
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 Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Katowice to Budapest via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
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)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurores
Phone
(017) 27 73 759
Email
eurores@op.pl
Website
eurores.pl
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eurores.pl
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Katowice to Kraków
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Katowice to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
touring.bg
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Katowice to Budapest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Budapest-Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Budapest is 576 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Katowice to Budapest.

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LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs .

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