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There are 4 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  2h 50m

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

$9 - $17

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Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Surany R / ...
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

$24 - $34

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Budapest 111.3 miles

$22 - $35

Shuttle  •  3h 33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest Eurobusways

$48 - $76

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The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest is to bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Banská Bystrica and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Surany and Nove Zamky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Banská Bystrica and Budapest is 138 km. The road distance is 178.1 km.

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The best way to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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The bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Banská Bystrica to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Banská Bystrica station.

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Banská Bystrica to Budapest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Banska Bystrica station.

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The best way to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs 8€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Banská Bystrica to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 86.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Budapest via Surany and Nove Zamky in around 5h 25m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Surany
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Banská Bystrica to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Banská Bystrica to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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Banská Bystrica 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 Banská Bystrica to Budapest is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Banská Bystrica to Budapest.

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