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

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

Train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$26 - $37

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  4 h 51 min

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

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Nitra, AS Rj / ...

$15 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  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 2 800 Ft - 3 800 Ft and takes 4 h 51 min.

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

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The distance between Budapest and Nitra is 115 km. The road distance is 163 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Budapest to Nitra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Nitra. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Nitra, AS via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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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 2 h 56 min.

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Nitra via Nove Zamky in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Nitra via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Bratislava, and Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 5 h 35 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Arriva Slovensko
Website
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Nove Zamky to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivanz.sk

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