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There are 4 ways to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prešov bus station to Ružomberok bus station
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Budapest Népliget bus station
  3. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás

Drive

  1. Drive from Prešov to Székesfehérvár

Shuttle, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Prešov to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

Prešov to Székesfehérvár by train and subway

The journey time between Prešov and Székesfehérvár is around 5h 56m and covers a distance of around 371 km. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 45m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), LEO Express, BKK and others, the Prešov to Székesfehérvár service departs from Presov and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 3m
Layover time:
52 min
Total time:
5h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 45m
Journey distance:
371 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
5 981 Ft
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
16:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prešov to Székesfehérvár train and subway schedules

Slovakia → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Bahrain, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Slovakia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Slovakia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Bahrain, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

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Rules to follow in Hungary

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Slovakia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Székesfehérvár is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Székesfehérvár is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Székesfehérvár is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovakia from Hungary.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár is to train which costs €16 - €27 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prešov station to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Prešov bus station and arriving at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás via Ružomberok bus station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prešov to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Presov and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Kosice, Keleti pályaudvar and Budapest-Kelenfoeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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The distance between Prešov and Székesfehérvár is 290 km. The road distance is 359.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár without a car is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs €16 - €27.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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Prešov to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prešov bus station.

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Prešov to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Kosice station.

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The best way to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs €16 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €35 and takes 10h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Prešov to Székesfehérvár.
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  • Distance: 290.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Prešov, Slovakia and Székesfehérvár, Hungary?

You can take a train from Prešov to Székesfehérvár via Kosice, Budapest-Keleti, Keleti pályaudvar, Kelenföld vasútállomás, and Budapest-Kelenfoeld in around 6h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prešov to Székesfehérvár via Ružomberok bus station and Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás in around 10h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prešov bus station to Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
3 800 Ft - 4 600 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
4 900 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Prešov to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Prešov to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Prešov to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prešov to Székesfehérvár is 360 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Prešov to Székesfehérvár.

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