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There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to SNP Square by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec
  2. Take the train from Surany to Banska Bystrica Mesto 831 / ...

12€ - 19€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping RegioJet / ...

17€ - 29€

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Budapest to SNP Square 175.8 km

18€ - 27€

Shuttle  •  3h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Banská Bystrica Eurobusways

40€ - 65€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in SNP Square is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in SNP Square is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in SNP Square is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

Yes, entry into Hungary from Slovakia is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to SNP Square is to train which costs 4 300 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to SNP Square is to drive which costs 6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to SNP Square. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop and arriving at Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to SNP Square. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Banska Bystrica Mesto via Nove Zamky and Surany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Budapest and SNP Square is 138 km. The road distance is 175.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to SNP Square without a car is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs 4 300 Ft - 7 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Budapest to SNP Square, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to SNP Square is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs 4 300 Ft - 7 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 8h 33m.

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  • Distance: 137.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and SNP Square, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Budapest to SNP Square via Nove Zamky, Surany, and Banska Bystrica Mesto in around 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to SNP Square via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping in around 8h 33m.

Train operators
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 Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Budapest to SNP Square bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping station.

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Budapest to SNP Square train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Banska Bystrica Mesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to SNP Square is 176 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Budapest to SNP Square.

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There are 20+ hotels available in SNP Square. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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