There are 7 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane by train, bus, 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

Train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Strba R / ...

$68 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus via Košice AS  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice 912
  2. Take the bus from Košice AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut. Leo Express

$23 - $41

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice 912
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry R / ...
  3. Take the bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$28 - $45

Bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Myślenice 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Myślenice to Zakopane ZDA Leb9402

$26 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane 205.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.

$99 - $330

Shuttle  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane Eurobusways

$72 - $102

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane is to bus which costs 6 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 27 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Zakopane is 214 km. The road distance is 329 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Airport and arriving at Zakopane ZDA via Košice AS and Nowy Targ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary and Zakopane, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane via Ferihegy vasútállomás, Ferihegy, Zugló, Zugló vasútállomás, Keleti pályaudvar M, Budapest-Keleti, Kosice, and Strba in around 9 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Zakopane via Košice, Košice AS, Nowy Targ dw.aut., and Nowy Targ in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
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-Keleti to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Kosice to Strba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Košice, Košice station to Štrba
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Košice to Štrba
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Košice AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Bus from Poprad AS to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Kraków Airport to Nowy Targ dw.aut.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane ZDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Myślenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
le.cz
PKS Polonus
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Myslenice to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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