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

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Piestany R / ...

$35 - $51

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Bratislava 904 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Piešťany 701502

$16 - $24

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

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

$29 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Piešťany 136.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Piestany

$111 - $309

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Piešťany is to bus which costs 4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Piešťany is to drive which costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Piešťany. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Piešťany via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Piešťany. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Piestany via Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Piešťany is 152 km. The road distance is 217.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Piešťany without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Budapest to Piešťany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Piešťany is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Piešťany.
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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Piešťany via Bratislava hl.st. in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Piešťany via Bratislava in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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.

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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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Piešťany
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
sad-po.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
Bus from Nitra to Piestany
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivanz.sk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Budapest to Piešťany bus services, operated by SAD Presov, A.S, arrive at Piešťany station.

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Budapest to Piešťany train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Piestany station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Piešťany is 218 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Budapest to Piešťany.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Piešťany. Prices start at $40 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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