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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Tapolca Autóbusz-Állomás 1212 / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Tapolca Express

$9 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Tapolca 101.9 miles

$18 - $27

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

Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest to Tapolca every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Tapolca every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min.

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Tapolca?

The distance between Budapest and Tapolca is 139 km. The road distance is 163 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Tapolca is to bus which costs 2 300 Ft - 3 100 Ft and takes 3 h 1 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Tapolca is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Tapolca?

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

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Tapolca?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest Újbuda-központ and arriving at Tapolca Autóbusz-Állomás. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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

The bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Tapolca Autóbusz-Állomás takes 3 h 1 min including transfers and departs every four hours.