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

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Train  •  5h 4m

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

552 Kč - 659 Kč

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno Brno Hotel Grand to Olomouc Express

355 Kč - 698 Kč

2 alternative options

Train via Břeclav  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav Ec
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi 805 / ...

538 Kč - 699 Kč

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Olomouc 397.3 km

1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olomouc is 0 724 810 106.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Olomouc is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Olomouc is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0 724 810 106.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Czechia.

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Last updated: 25 Oct 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to bus which costs 4 700 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to drive which costs 13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and takes 3h 42m.

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

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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 Hlavni Nadrazi via Prerov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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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 5h 4m and costs 7 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Budapest to Olomouc, including transfers.

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Budapest to Olomouc bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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Budapest to Olomouc train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Olomouc is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs 7 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4 700 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 6h 6m.

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  • Distance: 267.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Nyugati to Prerov once daily. Tickets cost 500 Kč - 600 Kč and the journey takes 4h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Olomouc via Brno Brno Hotel Grand in around 6h 6m.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Prerov
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
380 Kč - 450 Kč
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Olomouc Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 Kč - 250 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
150 Kč - 190 Kč
Business
200 Kč - 250 Kč
1st Class
210 Kč - 250 Kč
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
280 Kč - 390 Kč
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
480 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Brno Brno Hotel Grand to Olomouc
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 Kč - 120 Kč
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Brno to Olomouc
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75 Kč - 110 Kč
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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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 Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Prerov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Olomouc is 397 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Budapest to Olomouc.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Olomouc. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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