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

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

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Košice to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Košice to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h. Eurolines Slovakia also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Kosice to Budapest via Prague
Avg. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kosice to Budapest via Vienna
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kosice to Budapest via Warsaw
Avg. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kosice to Budapest via London Luton
Avg. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kosice to Budapest via Vienna, Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Košice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines Slovakia
Website
eurolines.sk
Bus from Košice to Budapest
Avg. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
eurolines.sk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kosice to Budapest
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Košice to Budapest?

The distance between Košice and Budapest is 213 km. The road distance is 257 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Košice to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Košice to Budapest is to train which costs 14€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Košice to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Košice to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h and costs 30€.

Is there a direct train between Košice and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kosice and arriving at Budapest-Keleti. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Košice and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Košice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Košice and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Košice to Budapest?

The train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti takes 3 h 28 min including transfers and departs three times a day.