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There are 3 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Košice by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Košice - AS 000117 / ...

$16 - $22

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Kosice R

$11 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Košice 143.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Košice is to train which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Košice is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Banská Bystrica and arriving at Košice - AS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Košice. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica mest and arriving at Kosice via Zvolen osobna stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Banská Bystrica and Košice is 154 km. The road distance is 229.5 km.

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The best way to get from Banská Bystrica to Košice without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 14€ - 19€.

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The bus from Banská Bystrica to Košice - AS takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Banská Bystrica to Košice bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Banská Bystrica station.

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Banská Bystrica to Košice 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 Banská Bystrica to Košice is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 14€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Banská Bystrica to Košice.
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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and Košice, Slovakia?

Tour Bus operates a bus from Banská Bystrica to Košice twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Banská Bystrica to Košice every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Košice - AS
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Banska Bystrica to SOŠ automobilová
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
sadhe.sk

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Banská Bystrica to Košice bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Košice - AS station.

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Banská Bystrica to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Banská Bystrica to Košice is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Banská Bystrica to Košice.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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