There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Cieszyn 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  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava-Svinov Ec

$65 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 976
  2. Take the train from Ružomberok to Český Těšín Leo Express / ...

$18 - $41

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. N899 / ...

$22 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Cieszyn 253.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7 h 46 min

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

$98 - $333

Fly to Ostrava  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ostrava (OSR) BUD - OSR

$74 - $368

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava-Svinov

$117 - $327

Shuttle, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Liptovský Mikuláš Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Liptovský Mikuláš, Liptovský Mikuláš to Třinec Le001

$68 - $97

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Cieszyn. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér and arriving at Český Těšín via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand and Ostrava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Cieszyn. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Cesky Tesin via Wien Hbf and Ostrava-Svinov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

More details

The distance between Budapest and Cieszyn is 252 km. The road distance is 405.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Budapest to Cieszyn without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Budapest to Cieszyn, including transfers.

More details

Budapest to Cieszyn bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér station.

More details

Budapest to Cieszyn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

More details

The best way to get from Budapest to Cieszyn is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 52 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

Search flights

Budapest to Cieszyn bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n. station.

More details

Map of how to get from Budapest to Cieszyn.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 157.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Cieszyn, Śląskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Cieszyn via Wien Hbf and Ostrava-Svinov in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Cieszyn via Brno, AN u hotelu Grand, Brno, Brno Hotel Grand, Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n., and Ostrava in around 9 h 43 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
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Ostrava via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Ostrava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Ostrava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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

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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ostrava-Svinov
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ružomberok to Český Těšín
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Český Těšín
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Liptovský Mikuláš, Liptovský Mikuláš to Třinec
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Ostrava, Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Liptovský Mikuláš
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

Want to know more about travelling around Poland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Budapest to Cieszyn train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ostrava-Svinov station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Cieszyn is 405 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Budapest to Cieszyn.

Get driving directions

LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport.

Search flights

Book your Budapest to Cieszyn train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

Search and book

There are 525+ hotels available in Cieszyn. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

More details

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

More details