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

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

$10 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás to Budapest 1060

$14 - $17

Rideshare  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Debrecen to Budapest 144.2 miles


Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Debrecen to Budapest 144.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Debrecen to Budapest is to rideshare which costs 3 114 Ft and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Debrecen to Budapest is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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The distance between Debrecen and Budapest is 195 km. The road distance is 231 km.

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The train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Debrecen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Debrecen and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Debrecen to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Volanbusz operates a bus from Debrecen to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Debrecen to Budapest
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