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

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Szombathely D / ...

$10 - $16

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Bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Herend Autóbusz-Váróterem 1230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Herend to Szombathely 1243

$13 - $18

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Szombathely 138.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Szombathely is to train which costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Szombathely is to drive which costs 6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Szombathely. However, there are services departing from Budapest Újbuda-központ and arriving at Szombathely via Herend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Szombathely. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Budapest and Szombathely is 185 km. The road distance is 221.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Szombathely without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft.

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The train from Budapest-Déli to Szombathely takes 3h 17m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Budapest to Szombathely bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest Újbuda-központ station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Szombathely is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3 500 Ft - 5 000 Ft and takes 5h 57m.

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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Szombathely, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Szombathely hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 3h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Szombathely via Herend Autóbusz-Váróterem and Herend in around 5h 57m.

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Budapest to Szombathely bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Szombathely station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Szombathely is 222 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Budapest to Szombathely.

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There are 416+ hotels available in Szombathely. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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