There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Piešťany by train, bus, night bus 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  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Ec
  2. Regional / ...

$37 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Rj / ...
  2. 701502

$12 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  8 h

  1. 976
  2. Leo Express

$16 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 136.2 miles

$27 - $40

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 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Piešťany via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Bratislava in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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 - $7
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Zvolen AS to Piešťany AS
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Piešťany is 152 km. The road distance is 218 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Piešťany is to bus which costs 3 300 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Piešťany is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Piešťany. However, there are services departing from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér and arriving at Piešťany via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Budapest to Piešťany, including transfers.