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There are 6 ways to get from Poland to Hungary by plane, tram, train, bus or car

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Fly from Warsaw Chopin, line 49 tram  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$31 - $164

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Fly from Krakow, line 49 tram  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Budapest (BUD) KRK - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$97 - $328

Train  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

$45 - $70

Bus FlixBus  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1260

$38 - $68

Bus Ecolines  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Budapest Népliget

$58 - $83

Drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Budapest 556.9 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Poland to Hungary is to train which costs 180 zł - 260 zł and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Poland to Hungary is to fly and line 49 tram which costs 360 zł - 1 300 zł and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poland to Hungary. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Clark Ádám tér via Warsaw, Warsaw West, Népliget M and Deák Ferenc tér M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 29m.

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The distance between Poland and Hungary is 548 km. The road distance is 891 km.

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The best way to get from Poland to Hungary without a car is to train which takes 9h 29m and costs 180 zł - 260 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Poland to Hungary, including transfers.

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Poland to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Poland to Hungary train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Poland to Hungary is to train which takes 9h 29m and costs 180 zł - 260 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 zł - 260 zł and takes 13h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Poland to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Poland and Hungary?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 9h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 12h 5m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Krakow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Train operators
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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
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Bus operators
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Poland to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Poland to Hungary train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poland to Hungary is 891 km. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from Poland to Hungary.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Poland to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 24m and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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