There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Slovakia by bus, train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Slovakia?

RegioJet operates a bus from Budapest to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Bratislava via Szob in around 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Avg. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szob
Avg. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szob to Bratislava hl.st.
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Avg. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
le.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Bratislava
Avg. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Slovakia?

The distance between Budapest and Slovakia is 142 km. The road distance is 201 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Slovakia?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Slovakia is to bus which costs 2 400 Ft and takes 3 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Slovakia?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Slovakia is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 8 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Slovakia?

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Szob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Slovakia?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Slovakia?

The bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy takes 3 h including transfers and departs hourly.