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

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Somoskoeujfalu to Hatvan Re
  2. Take the train from Hatvan to Budapest-Keleti Re / ...

3 453 Ft - 4 466 Ft

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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 1260 / ...

4 826 Ft - 7 138 Ft

Train, bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Lucenec to Zvolen Osobna Stanica Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 1260 / ...

4 860 Ft - 5 913 Ft

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Lučenec to Budapest 145.8 km

5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft

Shuttle  •  4h 22m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Detva to Budapest Eurobusways

14 700 Ft - 20 726 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Lučenec to Budapest is to train which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 3h 39m.

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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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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 13€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m 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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The best way to get from Lučenec to Budapest is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs 9€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 4h 30m.

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Lučenec to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 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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  • Distance: 103.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

You can take a train from Lučenec to Budapest via Somoskoeujfalu and Hatvan in around 3h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lučenec to Budapest via Zvolen in around 4h 30m.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Somoskoeujfalu to Hatvan
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Hatvan to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
0650 958 958
Email
sadlc@sadlc.sk
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Lucenec to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 800 Ft
Schedules at
sadlc.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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
2 200 Ft - 2 800 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zvolen to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 4 400 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Detva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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