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

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Keszthely 1862 / ...

3 300 Ft - 3 900 Ft

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Bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Keszthely Autóbusz-Állomás 1190 / ...

3 200 Ft - 4 200 Ft

2 alternative options

Train via Balatonszentgyoergy  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Balatonszentgyoergy 200 / ...

3 407 Ft - 3 952 Ft

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Keszthely 187.5 km

6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Keszthely is to train which costs 3 300 Ft - 3 900 Ft and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Keszthely is to drive which costs 6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 1h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Újbuda-központ and arriving at Keszthely Autóbusz-Állomás. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Deli and arriving at Keszthely. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Budapest and Keszthely is 158 km. The road distance is 187.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Keszthely without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs 3 300 Ft - 3 900 Ft.

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The train from Budapest-Deli to Keszthely takes 2h 36m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Budapest to Keszthely bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest Újbuda-központ station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Keszthely is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs 3 300 Ft - 3 900 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3 200 Ft - 4 200 Ft and takes 3h 19m.

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  • Distance: 158.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Deli to Keszthely 3 times a day. Tickets cost 3 300 Ft - 3 900 Ft and the journey takes 2h 36m. Alternatively, Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Keszthely Autóbusz-Állomás every 4 hours. Tickets cost 3 200 Ft - 4 200 Ft and the journey takes 3h 19m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Keszthely is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Budapest to Keszthely.

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There are 1899+ hotels available in Keszthely. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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