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There are 5 ways to get from Ružomberok to Prešov by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Presov Ic / ...

5€ - 21€

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prešov bus station 915

10€ - 13€

Train via Kysak  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Kysak 765 / ...

6€ - 20€

Train, line 707416 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Margecany 615 / ...
  2. Take the line 707416 bus from Margecany to Prešov Levočská 707416

6€ - 17€

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Ružomberok to Prešov 153.8 km

16€ - 24€

Ružomberok to Prešov by trains

The train journey time between Ružomberok and Prešov is around 2h 13m and covers a distance of around 184 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 11m. Operated by LEO Express and Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), the Ružomberok to Prešov train service departs from Ruzomberok and arrives in Presov. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 13m
Fastest train time:
2h 11m
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
5€
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:51
Last train departs at:
20:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ružomberok to Prešov train schedules

Ružomberok → Prešov
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ružomberok to Prešov is to train and line 707416 bus which costs 6€ - 17€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Ružomberok to Prešov is to drive which takes 1h 31m and costs 16€ - 24€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ružomberok bus station station and arriving at Prešov bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ruzomberok and arriving at Presov. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Ružomberok and Prešov is 141 km. The road distance is 153.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Prešov without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs 5€ - 21€.

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The train from Ruzomberok to Presov takes 2h 11m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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Ružomberok to Prešov train services, operated by LEO Express, depart from Ruzomberok station.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Prešov is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs 5€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 2h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Ružomberok to Prešov.
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  • Distance: 140.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Ružomberok, Slovakia and Prešov, Slovakia?

LEO Express operates a train from Ruzomberok to Presov once daily. Tickets cost 5€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 11m. Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prešov bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ruzomberok to Presov
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 21€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
5€ - 8€
Economy Plus
8€ - 13€
Business
10€ - 14€
Premium
14€ - 21€
Train from Ruzomberok to Kysak
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 19€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
5€ - 8€
Economy Plus
7€ - 12€
Business
9€ - 13€
Premium
13€ - 19€
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Ruzomberok to Presov
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Ruzomberok to Kysak
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Train from Ruzomberok to Margecany
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
6€ - 10€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Kysak
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Train from Ruzomberok to Margecany
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ruzomberok to Kysak
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
Business
10€ - 13€
1st Class
11€ - 13€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prešov bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Margecany to Prešov Levočská
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
sad-po.sk

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Ružomberok to Prešov bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prešov bus station.

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Ružomberok to Prešov train services, operated by LEO Express, arrive at Presov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ružomberok to Prešov is 154 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Ružomberok to Prešov.

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