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There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Kežmarok by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 976
  2. Take the bus from Ruzomberok to Kežmarok 701504 / ...

$18 - $41

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry Os / ...

$17 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Kežmarok 168.8 miles

$30 - $50

Shuttle  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Poprad Eurobusways

$58 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Kežmarok is to train which costs 4 900 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Kežmarok is to drive which costs 9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Kežmarok. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út and arriving at Kežmarok via Ruzomberok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Kežmarok. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Kezmarok via Kosice and Poprad-Tatry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Kežmarok is 209 km. The road distance is 270 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kežmarok without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 5 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Budapest to Kežmarok, including transfers.

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Budapest to Kežmarok bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kežmarok is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 5 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4 900 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 6 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Kežmarok.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Kežmarok via Ruzomberok in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Kežmarok via Kosice and Poprad-Tatry in around 6 h 53 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Kežmarok
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Kežmarok
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Poprad
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Budapest to Kežmarok bus services, operated by Slivtour, arrive at Kežmarok station.

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Budapest to Kežmarok train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Poprad-Tatry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Kežmarok is 270 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Budapest to Kežmarok.

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There are 950+ hotels available in Kežmarok. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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