There are 6 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen 976 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Zilina Express

$17 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Žilina AS 606506

$17 - $30

Train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$41 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina 182.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina

$115 - $311

Shuttle, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Liptovský Mikuláš Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Liptovsky Mikulas to Zilina Regional / ...

$62 - $102

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Žilina is 203 km. The road distance is 291 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina is to bus and train which costs 4 600 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 7 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina is to drive which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Liszt Ferenc Airport 2 and arriving at Žilina AS via Kőbánya-Kispest M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Banská Bystrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina, including transfers.

What companies run services between Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary and Žilina, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina via Kőbánya-Kispest M, Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Banská Bystrica in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina via Ferihegy vasútállomás, Ferihegy, Budapest-Nyugati, and Bratislava hl.st. in around 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Liptovsky Mikulas to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Liptovský Mikuláš to Žilina
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Liptovský Mikuláš, Liptovský Mikuláš to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Žilina AS
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Liptovský Mikuláš
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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