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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Rzeszów by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic
  2. Take the bus from Kosice to Rzeszow Greece - Poland

$52 - $78

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Rzeszow

$45 - $65

5 alternative options

Train  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bohumin Ic
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Krakow Glowny Ec
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny R / ...

$50 - $73

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Budapest to Rzeszów 285.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Rzeszow  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rzeszow (RZE) BUD - RZE

$67 - $282

Fly to Krakow, train  •  7h 9m

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

$101 - $337

Shuttle, bus  •  13h 9m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zakopane Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Zakopane to Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny Kpb2

$79 - $119

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Rzeszów is to bus which costs 13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Rzeszów is to drive which costs 14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Rzeszow. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Rzeszów. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Rzeszow Glowny via Bohumin and Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 8m.

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The distance between Budapest and Rzeszów is 356 km. The road distance is 457.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rzeszów without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 59m and costs 14 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Budapest to Rzeszów, including transfers.

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Budapest to Rzeszów bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Budapest station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rzeszów is to bus which takes 8h and costs 13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 12h 8m, you could also fly, which costs 18 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 7h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Rzeszów.
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  • Distance: 222.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Rzeszów, Poland?

Autokar Polska operates a bus from Budapest to Rzeszów once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 8h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Rzeszów via Bohumin and Krakow Glowny in around 12h 8m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, 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
5h 27m
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 Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 Glowny to Rzeszow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Kosice to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Budapest to Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Adamis Tours
Website
adamistours.pl
Bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Rzeszow station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
adamistours.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Zakopane to Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Rzeszow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Rzeszów bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rzeszow station.

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Budapest to Rzeszów train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Rzeszow Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Rzeszów is 457 km. It takes approximately 6h to drive from Budapest to Rzeszów.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Rzeszow Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Rzeszów. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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