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There are 2 ways to get from Budapest to Skalica by train or car

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Train  •  4h 46m

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

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Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Skalica 285.8 km

Budapest to Skalica by train

The train journey time between Budapest and Skalica is around 4h 46m and covers a distance of around 301 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), the Budapest to Skalica train service departs from Budapest-Nyugati and arrives in Skalica Na Slovensku. Typically 57 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

57 Weekly Trains
4h 46m Average Duration
€14 Cheapest Price
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Hungary → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Slovakia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skalica is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Skalica is 2 metres.

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

No, returning to Hungary from Slovakia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2023
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The cost-effective way to get from Budapest to Skalica is to train, which costs 5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Skalica is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Skalica. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Skalica Na Slovensku via Kuty. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Budapest and Skalica is 201 km. The road distance is 285.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Skalica without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs 5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Budapest to Skalica, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Skalica train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kuty station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Skalica is 286 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Budapest to Skalica.

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There are three+ hotels available in Skalica. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 201.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Skalica, Trnava, Slovakia?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kuty every 4 hours. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 18m.

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