There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Martin by bus, train, car or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen 911
  2. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Martin(SK) Express / ...

$15 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica 911
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Martin ul.J.Jesenského 606506 / ...

$13 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st. Ec
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vrutky Regional / ...

$44 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Martin 151 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Banská Bystrica Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica to Martin 402502

$51 - $90

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Martin via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Banská Bystrica in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Martin via Bratislava hl.st. and Vrutky in around 6 h 42 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Martin(SK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vrutky
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Martin ul.J.Jesenského
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Martin, ul. Jesenského
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Unitranz Tech
Phone
0948 410 420
Email
vlado.klanduch@azet.sk
Website
unitranztech.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Martin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
unitranztech.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Martin?

The distance between Budapest and Martin is 175 km. The road distance is 242 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Martin?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Martin is to bus and train which costs 3 700 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 6 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Martin?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Martin is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Martin?

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Martin. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Martin(SK) via Bratislava hl.st. and Vrutky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Martin?

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Martin. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Martin ul.J.Jesenského via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Banská Bystrica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Martin?

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Budapest to Martin, including transfers.