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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Prerov Ic

$37 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand 956
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Olomouc Express / ...

$22 - $37

2 alternative options

Train via Breclav  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Olomouc hl.n. R

$39 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Olomouc 248.3 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to bus which costs 6 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to drive which costs 12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Olomouc. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Olomouc via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Olomouc. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Olomouc hl.n. via Prerov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Olomouc is 268 km. The road distance is 397.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Olomouc without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Budapest to Olomouc, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 6 h 28 min.

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  • Distance: 167.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Olomouc, Czech Republic?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Olomouc once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Olomouc via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand in around 6 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 Prerov
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Olomouc hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
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 Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Olomouc
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Brno to Olomouc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Olomouc, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com

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Budapest to Olomouc bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, arrive at Olomouc station.

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Budapest to Olomouc train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Prerov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Olomouc is 397 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Budapest to Olomouc.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Olomouc. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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