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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Gliwice by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train, night bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bohumin Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Bohumín to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS Leo Express

$41 - $59

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Bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station N910

$37 - $59

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Gliwice 348.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS

$96 - $328

Fly to Katowice  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Katowice (KTW) BUD - KTW

$163 - $615

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Gliwice is to train and night bus which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Gliwice is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Gliwice. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Gliwice via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Gliwice is 312 km. The road distance is 557.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Gliwice without a car is to train and night bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Budapest to Gliwice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Gliwice is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 7 h 53 min.

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

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Budapest to Gliwice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Gliwice.
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  • Distance: 195.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Gliwice 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, LOT and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Gliwice hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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-Nyugati to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Bohumín to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Kraków Airport to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Gliwice is 558 km. It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to drive from Budapest to Gliwice.

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

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There are 956+ hotels available in Gliwice. Prices start at $34 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 350 Ft.

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