There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Čakovec by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Koprivnica D
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Varazdin

$61 - $87

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Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Ormoz D

$23 - $33

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Čakovec

$28 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Čakovec 163.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Čakovec

$134 - $445

Fly to Graz, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ) BUD - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Čakovec

$144 - $512

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Čakovec. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Čakovec via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Čakovec. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Cakovec via Koprivnica and Varazdin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Čakovec is 233 km. The road distance is 260.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Čakovec without a car is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Budapest to Čakovec, including transfers.

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Budapest to Čakovec bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Čakovec train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Déli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Čakovec is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Čakovec bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Čakovec station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Čakovec.
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  • Distance: 145.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Čakovec, Croatia?

You can take a train from Budapest to Čakovec via Koprivnica and Varazdin in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Čakovec via Zagreb in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Koprivnica to Varazdin
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Čakovec
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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Budapest to Čakovec train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Varazdin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Čakovec is 261 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Budapest to Čakovec.

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Brussels Airlines, Turkish Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Čakovec. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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