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

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Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Balassagyarmat 1012 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Slovenské Ďarmoty to Lučenec AS 606501

$8 - $13

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Bus, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen 976
  2. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Lucenec Os / ...

$12 - $22

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Surany to Zvolen osobna stanica R
  3. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Lucenec Os / ...

$31 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lučenec 91 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lučenec is to bus which costs 2 200 Ft - 3 600 Ft and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lučenec is to drive which costs 4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lučenec. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Lučenec AS via Slovenské Ďarmoty. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lučenec. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Lucenec via Nove Zamky, Surany and Zvolen osobna stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lučenec is 104 km. The road distance is 145.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lučenec without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 2 200 Ft - 3 600 Ft.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Budapest to Lučenec, including transfers.

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Budapest to Lučenec bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lučenec is to bus which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 2 200 Ft - 3 600 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lučenec.
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lučenec, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Lučenec via Balassagyarmat and Slovenské Ďarmoty in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Lučenec via Nove Zamky, Surany, and Zvolen osobna stanica in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Lucenec
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Surany to Zvolen osobna stanica
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
slovakrail.sk
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Slovenské Ďarmoty to Lučenec AS
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
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 Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Budapest to Lučenec bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, arrive at Lučenec AS station.

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Budapest to Lučenec train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Lucenec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lučenec is 146 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Budapest to Lučenec.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Lučenec. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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