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

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Nitra Os

$26 - $37

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Night train, bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Nové Zámky Metropol / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nove Zamky to Nitra 404406 / ...

$9 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Nitra 101.8 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Nitra is to night train and bus which costs 2 600 Ft - 3 800 Ft and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Nitra is to drive which costs 5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Nitra. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Nitra via Nove Zamky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Budapest and Nitra is 115 km. The road distance is 162.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Nitra without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Budapest to Nitra, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Nitra is 163 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Budapest to Nitra.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Nitra. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Nitra via Nove Zamky in around 2h 53m.

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 Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Nové Zámky
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Arriva Slovensko
Website
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Nove Zamky to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivanz.sk

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