There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Tarnów by bus, train, car or plane

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KRAKBUD, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow Regional / ...

$86 - $122

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Train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ec
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow Ic / ...

$46 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Nowy Sącz
  2. Take the bus from Nowy Sącz to Tarnow

$50 - $77

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Tarnów 276.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Krakow, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow

$98 - $335

Fly to Rzeszow, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rzeszow (RZE) BUD - RZE
  2. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow

$92 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Tarnów is to train which costs 12 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Tarnów is to fly and train which costs 27 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Tarnów. However, there are services departing from Dózsa György tér and arriving at Tarnow via Budapest and Nowy Sącz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Tarnów. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Tarnow via Katowice and Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Tarnów is 314 km. The road distance is 442 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Tarnów without a car is to KRAKBUD and train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs 23 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Budapest to Tarnów, including transfers.

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Budapest to Tarnów bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Tarnów train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Tarnów is to train which takes 11 h 19 min and costs 12 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 11 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Tarnów.
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  • Distance: 196.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Tarnów, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Tarnów via Katowice and Krakow Glowny in around 11 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Tarnów via Keleti pályaudvar M, Budapest, and Nowy Sącz in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Rzeszow via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Rzeszow Glowny to Tarnow
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Tarnów
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Budapest to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
PKS Polonus

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Budapest to Tarnów bus services, operated by PKS Polonus, arrive at Tarnow station.

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Budapest to Tarnów train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Tarnow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Tarnów is 442 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Budapest to Tarnów.

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LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Tarnów. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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