There are 7 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina by train, bus, shuttle, car or plane

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

Train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$41 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$16 - $27

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 15 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 - $28

Shuttle, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Krupina Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Krupina ZŠ to Žilina 402502

$50 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

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

$35 - $55

Fly to Vienna, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$115 - $310

Fly to Krakow, bus, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$100 - $333

Questions & Answers

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 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina is to drive which costs 10 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Žilina is 203 km. The road distance is 291.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina, including transfers.

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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 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Žilina via Ferihegy vasútállomás, Ferihegy, Budapest-Nyugati, and Bratislava hl.st. in around 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, 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 15 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $15
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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 - $8
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Krupina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Unitranz Tech
Phone
0948 410 420
Email
vlado.klanduch@azet.sk
Website
unitranztech.sk
Bus from Krupina ZŠ to Žilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
unitranztech.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9

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