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

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Banská Bystrica 976
  2. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Martin, ul. Jesenského RegioJet / ...

$12 - $22

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

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

$42 - $59

Bus, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen 976
  2. Take the train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Martin(SK) Os / ...

$14 - $23

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Martin 151 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Martin is to bus which costs 3 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Martin is to drive which costs 8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Martin. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út and arriving at Martin, ul. Jesenského via Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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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 33 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Martin is 175 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Martin without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 3 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Budapest to Martin, including transfers.

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Budapest to Martin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Martin is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 3 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 6 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Martin.
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  • Distance: 109.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Martin via Banská Bystrica and Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Martin via Bratislava hl.st. and Vrutky in around 6 h 33 min.

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 Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vrutky
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zvolen osobna stanica to Martin(SK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
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 Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
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
Website
regiojet.com
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Martin ul.J.Jesenského
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sadlc.sk

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Budapest to Martin bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Martin, ul. Jesenského station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Martin is 242 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Budapest to Martin.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Martin. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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