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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Varaždin by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Koprivnica D
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Varazdin

$60 - $85

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Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Varaždin 937 / ...

$27 - $46

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Varaždin 171.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Varaždin

$123 - $342

Fly to Graz, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ) BUD - GRZ
  2. Take the bus from Maribor to Varaždin

$95 - $431

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Varaždin is to drive which costs 9 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Varaždin is to drive which costs 9 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Varaždin. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Varaždin via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Varaždin. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Varazdin via Koprivnica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Varaždin is 244 km. The road distance is 274.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Varaždin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Budapest to Varaždin, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Varaždin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Déli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Varaždin is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 6 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Varaždin.
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  • Distance: 152.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Varaždin, Croatia?

You can take a train from Budapest to Varaždin via Koprivnica in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Varaždin via Zagreb in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
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-Déli to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Koprivnica to Varazdin
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maribor to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Varazdin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Maribor to Varazdin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Maribor to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Maribor to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Maribor to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arriva.si

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Varaždin bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Varaždin station.

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Budapest to Varaždin train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Varazdin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Varaždin is 274 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Budapest to Varaždin.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Varaždin bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Varaždin. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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