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There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Topoľčany by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky Ec
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Nitra Re
  3. Take the train from Nitra to Topolcany Re

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Train, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Sturovo Ec
  2. Take the bus from Sturovo - zel. st to Nitra
  3. Take the train from Nitra to Topolcany Re

Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Nitra 907 / ...

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Topoľčany 201.2 km
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International entry into Slovakia from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Hungary

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Slovakia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Topoľčany is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Topoľčany is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Topoľčany is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, returning to Hungary from Slovakia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Topoľčany is to train which costs 3 300 Ft - 4 900 Ft and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Topoľčany is to drive which costs 12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest station to Topoľčany. However, there are services departing from Budapest Kelenföld bus station and arriving at Topoľčany via Bratislava and Nitra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Topoľčany. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Topolcany via Nove Zamky and Nitra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Budapest and Topoľčany is 134 km. The road distance is 201.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Topoľčany without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 3 300 Ft - 4 900 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Budapest to Topoľčany, including transfers.

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Budapest to Topoľčany bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Topoľčany is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 3 300 Ft - 4 900 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 5h 55m.

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  • Distance: 134.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Topoľčany, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Budapest to Topoľčany via Nove Zamky and Nitra in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Topoľčany via Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy, Bratislava, and Nitra in around 5h 55m.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Sturovo
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Nove Zamky to Nitra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€2 - €3
Train from Nitra to Topolcany
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€1 - €3
ÖBB EuroCity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Sturovo
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
ÖBB EuroCity
Bus operators
Arriva Slovensko
Website
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Sturovo - zel. st to Nitra
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5
Schedules at
arriva.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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SAD Lucenec
Phone
0650 958 958
Email
sadlc@sadlc.sk
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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Budapest to Topoľčany bus services, operated by Turancar, arrive at Nitra station.

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Budapest to Topoľčany train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Topolcany station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Topoľčany is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Budapest to Topoľčany.

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There are four+ hotels available in Topoľčany. Prices start at €87 per night.

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