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

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Lenti Autóbusz-Állomás 1188 / ...

$14 - $19

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zalaegerszeg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Zalaegerszeg to Lenti R

$13 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lenti 165.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lenti is to bus which costs 3 900 Ft - 5 500 Ft and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lenti is to drive which costs 8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lenti is 213 km. The road distance is 264.8 km.

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The bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Lenti Autóbusz-Állomás takes 4 h 4 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Újbuda-központ and arriving at Lenti Autóbusz-Állomás. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lenti. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Lenti via Zalaegerszeg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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

Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest to Lenti 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Lenti via Zalaegerszeg in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Train from Budapest-Déli to Zalaegerszeg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Train from Zalaegerszeg to Lenti
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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