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There are 6 ways to get from Lučenec to Budapest by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lucenec to Zvolen 608503 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 1311 / ...

3 347 Ft - 5 659 Ft

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Train, bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Lucenec to Zvolen osobna stanica Os / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 1311 / ...

3 715 Ft - 5 757 Ft

Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Lucenec to Surany R
  2. Take the train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

6 928 Ft - 12 338 Ft

Train via Esztergom  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lucenec to Levice R
  2. Take the train from Levice to Sturovo Os
  3. Take the train from Sturovo to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

5 581 Ft - 8 828 Ft

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Lučenec to Budapest 91.1 miles

4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft

Shuttle  •  4h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Detva to Budapest Eurobusways

12 854 Ft - 19 170 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Lučenec to Budapest is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Lučenec to Budapest is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lučenec to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Lucenec and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út via Zvolen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lučenec to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Lucenec and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Surany and Nove Zamky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Lučenec and Budapest is 104 km. The road distance is 145.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lučenec to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs 10€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Lučenec to Budapest, including transfers.

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Lučenec to Budapest bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, depart from Lucenec station.

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Lučenec to Budapest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Lucenec station.

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The best way to get from Lučenec to Budapest is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs 10€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 5h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Lučenec to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Lučenec, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Lučenec to Budapest via Zvolen in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lučenec to Budapest via Surany and Nove Zamky in around 5h 36m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Lucenec to Zvolen osobna stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 000 Ft - 1 500 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Lucenec to Surany
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 300 Ft - 3 200 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Lucenec to Levice
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Levice to Sturovo
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
500 Ft - 750 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Sturovo to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 4 700 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Train from Sturovo to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
800 Ft - 1 200 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
700 Ft - 1 100 Ft
1st Class
1 000 Ft - 1 500 Ft
Train from Sturovo to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 Ft - 700 Ft
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
460 Ft - 700 Ft
1st Class
600 Ft - 950 Ft
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sturovo to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Lucenec to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Lučenec to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 200 Ft
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lučenec to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
1 000 Ft - 1 700 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 4 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Detva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Lučenec to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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Lučenec to Budapest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lučenec to Budapest is 146 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Lučenec to Budapest.

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