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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Brezno by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica 976 / ...

$17 - $27

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Bus, train via Népliget  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica 976 / ...
  2. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Brezno Os

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Banská Bystrica 976
  2. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Brezno Os

$14 - $24

Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Surany to Banska Bystrica R
  3. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Brezno Os

$31 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Brezno 137.7 miles

$28 - $45

Shuttle, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Banská Bystrica Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Brezno Os

$49 - $81

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Brezno is to bus and train which costs 3 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Brezno is to drive which costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Brezno. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Brezno via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Banská Bystrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Brezno. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Brezno via Nove Zamky, Surany and Banska Bystrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Brezno is 152 km. The road distance is 220.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Brezno without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 4 800 Ft - 8 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Budapest to Brezno, including transfers.

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Budapest to Brezno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Brezno train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Brezno is to bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 4 800 Ft - 8 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 7 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Brezno.
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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Brezno, Slovakia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Brezno twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Brezno via Nove Zamky, Surany, and Banska Bystrica in around 7 h 7 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Brezno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Surany to Banska Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
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-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Népliget to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Budapest to Brezno bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Banská Bystrica station.

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Budapest to Brezno train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Brezno station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Brezno is 220 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Budapest to Brezno.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Brezno. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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