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There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Debrecen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen Ic / ...

$41 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas to Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás 1060

$25 - $32

4 alternative options

Bus Kruiser  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Debrecen

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Debrecen 269.3 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, fly to Budapest, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD
  3. Take the train from Ferihegy to Debrecen

$109 - $312

Bus, fly to Debrecen  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Debrecen (DEB) VIE - DEB

$79 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Debrecen is to bus which costs 21€ - 28€ and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Debrecen is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava AS and arriving at Debrecen via Oradea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Debrecen via Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Debrecen is 345 km. The road distance is 430.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Debrecen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Bratislava to Debrecen, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Debrecen bus services, operated by Kruiser, depart from Bratislava AS station.

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Bratislava to Debrecen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Debrecen is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Debrecen.
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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Debrecen, Hungary?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Debrecen via Budapest-Nyugati in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Debrecen via Oradea in around 7 h 7 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Debrecen via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Bratislava to Debrecen bus services, operated by GIG, arrive at Debrecen station.

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Bratislava to Debrecen train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Debrecen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Debrecen is 431 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Bratislava to Debrecen.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Debrecen. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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