There are 3 ways to get from Budapest to Esztergom by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Árpad híd Autobusz-Állomas to Esztergom Autóbusz Állomás 800

900 Ft - 1 200 Ft

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Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Esztergom Re

950 Ft - 1 200 Ft

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Esztergom 48 km

1 600 Ft - 2 400 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Esztergom is to bus which costs 900 Ft - 1 200 Ft and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Esztergom is to drive which costs 1 600 Ft - 2 400 Ft and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Árpad híd Autobusz-Állomas and arriving at Esztergom Autóbusz Állomás. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Esztergom. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Budapest and Esztergom is 40 km. The road distance is 48 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Esztergom without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs 900 Ft - 1 200 Ft.

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The bus from Budapest Árpad híd Autobusz-Állomas to Esztergom Autóbusz Állomás takes 1h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Budapest to Esztergom bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest Árpad híd Autobusz-Állomas station.

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Budapest to Esztergom train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Esztergom is to bus which takes 1h and costs 900 Ft - 1 200 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 950 Ft - 1 200 Ft and takes 1h 5m.

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  • Distance: 39.7 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Esztergom, Hungary?

Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest Árpad híd Autobusz-Állomas to Esztergom Autóbusz Állomás 5 times a day. Tickets cost 900 Ft - 1 200 Ft and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Nyugati to Esztergom every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 950 Ft - 1 200 Ft and the journey takes 1h 5m.

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Budapest to Esztergom bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Esztergom Autóbusz Állomás station.

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Budapest to Esztergom train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Esztergom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Esztergom is 48 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Budapest to Esztergom.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Esztergom. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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