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

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ec

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station P14

$27 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Katowice

$41 - $61

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Katowice 359.2 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$93 - $327

Fly to Katowice  •  7 h 32 min

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

$159 - $609

Fly to Warsaw, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw (WAW) BUD - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$39 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Katowice is to bus which costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Katowice is to drive which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest and Katowice is 307 km. The road distance is 575 km.

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The train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice takes 7 h 12 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Katowice. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
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
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
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 Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Katowice
Ave. Duration
12 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Krakov, letiště to Katovice, dw. PKS ul. Piotra Skargi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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