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

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Train, car ferry  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zamardi D
  2. Take the car ferry from Szántódrév to Tihanyrév

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Balatonfüred Autóbusz-Állomás 1201 / ...

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Tihany 85.2 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Tihany is to train and car ferry which costs 3 100 Ft - 3 900 Ft and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Tihany is to drive which costs 4 200 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 1h 34m.

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The distance between Budapest and Tihany is 108 km. The road distance is 136.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Tihany without a car is to bus which takes 2h 7m and costs 3 800 Ft - 5 500 Ft.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Budapest to Tihany, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Tihany is 136 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Budapest to Tihany.

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There are 1840+ hotels available in Tihany. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest to Tihany 5 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 59m.

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Balatoni Hajózási Zrt.
+36 84 310 050
Car ferry from Szántódrév to Tihanyrév
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