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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Białystok by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Budapest, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BUD - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

134 zł - 1 579 zł

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Train to Vienna, fly, train  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) VIE - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

267 zł - 1 498 zł

Train  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

594 zł - 838 zł

Bus, train via Kraków  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Kraków, Kraków MDA 1260 / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Bialystok Tlk

148 zł - 213 zł

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Warsaw, Warsaw West N910
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova K318 / ...

236 zł - 292 zł

Bus, train  •  21h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Warszawa
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

264 zł - 389 zł

Drive  •  10h 26m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Białystok 1077.3 km

470 zł - 700 zł

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to bus and train via Kraków which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to fly and train which costs 10 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft and takes 7h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Bialystok via Wien Hbf and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 48m.

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The distance between Budapest and Białystok is 691 km. The road distance is 1077.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Białystok without a car is to train which takes 13h 48m and costs 47 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Budapest to Białystok, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Białystok train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to train which takes 13h 48m and costs 47 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 15h 25m.

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  • Distance: 691.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Białystok, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Białystok via Wien Hbf and Warszawa Centralna in around 13h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Białystok via Warsaw, Warsaw West in around 15h 25m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 zł - 1 300 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 zł - 1 200 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170 zł - 600 zł
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 zł - 1 300 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 zł - 2 500 zł
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw Chopin via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 zł - 1 300 zł
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Train from Krakow Glowny to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55 zł - 100 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 100 zł
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 zł - 260 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 zł - 700 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 zł - 110 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180 zł - 230 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 zł - 70 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Budapest to Białystok bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Białystok, Bialystok PKS Nova station.

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Budapest to Białystok train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Bialystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Białystok is 1077 km. It takes approximately 10h 26m to drive from Budapest to Białystok.

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Wizz Air and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Białystok bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 350 Ft.

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