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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Oświęcim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bohumin Ic
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Oswiecim Ec

$41 - $60

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Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station N910

$37 - $61

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Oświęcim 358.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Krakow, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim

$99 - $334

Fly to Katowice, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Katowice (KTW) BUD - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Oswiecim

$163 - $616

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Oświęcim is to train which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Oświęcim is to drive which costs 18 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Oświęcim. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Oswiecim via Bohumin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Oświęcim is 282 km. The road distance is 573.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Budapest to Oświęcim, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Oświęcim is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Budapest to Oświęcim train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Oświęcim.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Oświęcim, Małopolskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Oświęcim via Bohumin in around 7 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Oświęcim 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Katowice to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $9
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 Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Oświęcim is 573 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Budapest to Oświęcim.

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LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Oświęcim. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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