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There are 5 ways to get from Piešťany to Budapest by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava hl.st. Zr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

$30 - $47

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Bus, night train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Piestany to Nitra
  2. Take the bus from Nitra to Nove Zamky
  3. Take the night train from Nové Zámky to Budapest-Keleti En

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Piešťany to Bratislava 701502
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 904 / ...

$16 - $25

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Piešťany to Budapest 137.1 miles

$27 - $40

Train, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Piestany to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$113 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Piešťany to Budapest is to bus and night train which costs 11€ - 15€ and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Piešťany to Budapest is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piešťany to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Piešťany and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Piešťany to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Piestany and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Piešťany and Budapest is 152 km. The road distance is 219.3 km.

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The best way to get from Piešťany to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Piešťany to Budapest, including transfers.

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Piešťany to Budapest bus services, operated by SAD Presov, A.S, depart from Piešťany station.

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

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The best way to get from Piešťany to Budapest is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 4h 40m.

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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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

You can take a train from Piešťany to Budapest via Bratislava hl.st. in around 4h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Piešťany to Budapest via Bratislava in around 4h 40m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Piestany to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
slovakrail.sk
Night train from Nove Zamky to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Nové Zámky to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Piešťany to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovensko
Website
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Piestany to Nitra
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivanz.sk
Bus from Nitra to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivanz.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Piešťany to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Piešťany 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 Piešťany to Budapest is 219 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Piešťany to Budapest.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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