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There are 3 ways to get from Budapest to Subotica by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica D

RSD 850 - RSD 1300

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Bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Subotica 600

RSD 1528 - RSD 3528

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Subotica 125.9 miles

RSD 2300 - RSD 3400

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Subotica is to train which costs 2 300 Ft - 3 400 Ft and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Subotica is to drive which costs 6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Subotica. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Subotica via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Subotica. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Budapest and Subotica is 163 km. The road distance is 201.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Subotica without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs 2 300 Ft - 3 400 Ft.

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The train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica takes 3h 35m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Budapest to Subotica bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, depart from Budapest Népliget station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Subotica is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs 2 300 Ft - 3 400 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4 100 Ft - 10 000 Ft and takes 5h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Subotica.
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  • Distance: 101.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Subotica, Serbia?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Subotica once daily. Tickets cost RSD 850 - RSD 1300 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Subotica once daily. Tickets cost RSD 1400 - RSD 3400 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RSD 3900 - RSD 6000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 2600 - RSD 4100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Subotica
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 1400 - RSD 3400
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Budapest to Subotica bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Subotica station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Subotica is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Budapest to Subotica.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Subotica. Prices start at RSD 2603 per night.

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