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There are 3 ways to get from Budapest to Koš by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen bus station 1260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zvolen bus station to Prievidza aut.st. 866 / ...

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Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Kos Re

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Koš 218.6 km
Hungary → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Slovakia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Koš is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Koš is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Koš is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, returning to Hungary from Slovakia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Koš is to bus which costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Koš is to drive which costs 14 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 3h 7m.

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It is 142 km from Budapest to Koš. It is approximately 218.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Koš without a car is to bus which takes 4h 41m and costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Budapest to Koš, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Koš is to bus which takes 4h 41m and costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 5h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Koš is 219 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Budapest to Koš.

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  • Distance: 141.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Koš via Zvolen bus station and Prievidza aut.st. in around 4h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Koš via Nove Zamky and Kos in around 5h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zvolen bus station to Prievidza aut.st.
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
SAD Trenčín
Phone
(032) - 743 43 75
Email
sadtn@sadtn.sk
Website
sadtn.sk
Bus from Zvolen to Prievidza
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
sadtn.sk

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