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There are 4 ways to get from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Karlovac Centar to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Szekesfehervar

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovac to Maribor bus station
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Avtobusna postaja Murska Sobota
  3. Take the train from Murska Sobota to Szekesfehervar

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár

Bus, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD)
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

Karlovac to Székesfehérvár by train

The train journey time between Karlovac and Székesfehérvár is around 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 338 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. The fastest train normally takes 7h 17m. Operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), the Karlovac to Székesfehérvár train service departs from Karlovac Centar and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h 1m
Layover time:
1h 29m
Total time:
7h 30m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 17m
Train distance:
338 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
6 895 Ft
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:43
Last train departs at:
14:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlovac to Székesfehérvár train schedules

Croatia → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Bahrain, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Hungary

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Székesfehérvár is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Székesfehérvár is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Székesfehérvár is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Hungary.

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Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár is to train which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 7h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár is to drive which costs 260 kn - 390 kn and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Karlovac Centar and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 1m.

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The distance between Karlovac and Székesfehérvár is 290 km. The road distance is 336.1 km.

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The best way to get from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár without a car is to train which takes 7h 1m and costs 140 kn - 210 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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Karlovac to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Karlovac Centar station.

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

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Karlovac to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlovac to Székesfehérvár is 336 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár.

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  • Distance: 289.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 1m

What companies run services between Karlovac, Croatia and Székesfehérvár, Hungary?

You can take a train from Karlovac to Székesfehérvár via Zagreb Glavni Kol. in around 7h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Murska Sobota to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 200 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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 Karlovac to Maribor bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 4 800 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 200 Ft - 2 700 Ft
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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Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Avtobusna postaja Murska Sobota
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2 200 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
Arriva Slovenia
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Maribor to Avtobusna postaja Murska Sobota
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2 000 Ft - 2 300 Ft
Website
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 800 Ft - 4 000 Ft
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Nomago
Economy
2 800 Ft - 4 000 Ft
Premium
3 600 Ft - 5 000 Ft
Family&friends
4 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 400 Ft - 2 100 Ft
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 2 100 Ft
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com

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