Directions from Hungary to Slovakia

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Ec

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. 260 / ...

$9 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Rj

$12 - $15

Night train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Eurocity / ...

$11 - $16

Rideshare  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 125.8 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 125.5 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Hungary and Slovakia?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Bratislava 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Bratislava every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hungary and Slovakia is 173 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hungary to Slovakia is to rideshare which costs 2 693 Ft and takes 2 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Hungary to Slovakia is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Hungary to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Bratislava via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

The train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st. takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs three times a day.