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There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Mexikói út to Ružomberok bus station 876 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ruzomberok to Spišská Belá 701504

25€ - 34€

Cheapest option

Train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry Re / ...

17€ - 28€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Spišská Belá 307.6 km

30€ - 50€

Shuttle  •  6h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Poprad Eurobusways

51€ - 71€

Budapest to Spišská Belá by buses

The bus journey time between Budapest and Spišská Belá is around 22h 15m and covers a distance of around 340 km. The fastest bus normally takes 22h 15m. Operated by FlixBus and Slivtour, the Budapest to Spišská Belá bus service departs from Budapest Mexikói út and arrives in Spišská Belá. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
22h 15m
Fastest bus time:
22h 15m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
25€
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:45
Last bus departs at:
13:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Budapest to Spišská Belá bus schedules

Hungary → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Spišská Belá is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Spišská Belá 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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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá is to train which costs 6 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá is to drive which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Spišská Belá. However, there are services departing from Budapest Mexikói út and arriving at Spišská Belá via Ruzomberok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Spišská Belá. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Spisska Bela Zastavka via Kosice and Poprad-Tatry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Budapest and Spišská Belá is 215 km. The road distance is 307.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá without a car is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs 9 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá, including transfers.

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Budapest to Spišská Belá bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Mexikói út station.

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Budapest to Spišská Belá train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá is to bus which takes 6h 50m and costs 9 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 6 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 7h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Spišská Belá.
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  • Distance: 215.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Spišská Belá, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Spišská Belá via Ruzomberok in around 6h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Spišská Belá via Kosice and Poprad-Tatry in around 7h 26m.

Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 10€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
5€ - 6€
Business
6€ - 8€
1st Class
6€ - 8€
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 11€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
3€ - 5€
Economy Plus
5€ - 8€
Business
5€ - 8€
Premium
8€ - 11€
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Mexikói út to Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Ruzomberok to Spišská Belá
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Poprad
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Budapest to Spišská Belá bus services, operated by Slivtour, arrive at Spišská Belá station.

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Budapest to Spišská Belá train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Poprad-Tatry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Spišská Belá is 308 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Budapest to Spišská Belá.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Spišská Belá. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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