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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec
  2. Take the bus from Nove Zamky to Nitra 404406 / ...

$26 - $36

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Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Bratislava 260
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS RegioJet

$15 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Nitra 101.8 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Nitra is to bus which costs 3 900 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Nitra is to drive which costs 5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Nitra. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Nitra, AS via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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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 and bus which takes 3 h 28 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Budapest to Nitra, including transfers.

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Budapest to Nitra bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Nitra bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Nitra, AS station.

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

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There are 76+ hotels available in Nitra. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Nitra via Bratislava and Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 4 h 28 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 Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva Slovensko
Website
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Nove Zamky to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivanz.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 Kelenföld to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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