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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Kielce by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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KRAKBUD, bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Kielce, Kielce Żytnia 1261 / ...

$88 - $123

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Fly Budapest to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BUD - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Sluzewiec to Kielce

$36 - $178

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Train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ic
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Kielce Regional / ...

$44 - $64

Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Nowy Sącz
  2. Take the bus from Nowy Sącz to Kielce

$54 - $82

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Kielce 321.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Budapest to Krakow, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Kielce

$100 - $337

Fly Budapest to Katowice, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Katowice (KTW) BUD - KTW
  2. Take the train from Sosnowiec Glowny to Kielce

$167 - $620

Fly Budapest to Lodz, bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lodz (LCJ) BUD - LCJ
  2. Take the bus from Lodz Niepodleglosci to Kielce

$151 - $408

Train to Vienna, fly to Krakow, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Kielce

$155 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Kielce is to train which costs 12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Kielce is to fly and train which costs 28 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Kielce. However, there are services departing from Dózsa György tér and arriving at Kielce via Budapest and Nowy Sącz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Kielce. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Kielce via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Budapest and Kielce is 392 km. The road distance is 515.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kielce without a car is to KRAKBUD and bus which takes 9h 15m and costs 24 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9h 15m to get from Budapest to Kielce, including transfers.

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Budapest to Kielce bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Kielce train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kielce is to KRAKBUD and bus which takes 9h 15m and costs 24 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 9h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Kielce.
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  • Distance: 245.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Kielce via Krakow, Teatr Bagatela, Dworzec Główny, and Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 9h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Kielce via Katowice in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Lodz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Lodz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Kielce
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Krakow Glowny to Kielce
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $13
Train from Warszawa Sluzewiec to Kielce
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Sosnowiec Glowny to Kielce
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Kielce, Kielce Żytnia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Budapest to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
PKS Polonus
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Lodz Niepodleglosci to Kielce
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
neobus.pl

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

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Budapest to Kielce bus services, operated by PKS Polonus, arrive at Kielce station.

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Budapest to Kielce train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Kielce station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Kielce is 515 km. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Budapest to Kielce.

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

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There are 237+ hotels available in Kielce. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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