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There are 7 ways to get from Rzeszów to Budapest by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Rzeszow to Budapest

$45 - $65

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Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice R
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

$47 - $73

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Rzeszow to Kosice
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$56 - $78

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rzeszów to Budapest 284.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Rzeszow  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rzeszow (RZE) to Budapest (BUD) RZE - BUD

$68 - $273

Train to Krakow, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Budapest (BUD) KRK - BUD

$102 - $338

Bus, shuttle  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny to Zakopane Kpb2
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Budapest Eurobusways

$81 - $119

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The cheapest way to get from Rzeszów to Budapest is to bus which costs 170 zł - 250 zł and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rzeszów to Budapest is to drive which costs 190 zł - 280 zł and takes 6 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rzeszow and arriving at Budapest. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rzeszów to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Rzeszow Glowny and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Krakow Glowny and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rzeszów and Budapest is 356 km. The road distance is 455.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rzeszów to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 170 zł - 250 zł.

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The bus from Rzeszow to Budapest takes 7 h 59 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Rzeszów to Budapest bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Rzeszow station.

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Rzeszów to Budapest train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Rzeszow Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Rzeszów to Budapest is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 170 zł - 250 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170 zł - 280 zł and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 250 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 6 h 35 min.

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  • Distance: 222.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Rzeszów, Poland and Budapest, Hungary?

Autokar Polska operates a bus from Rzeszów to Budapest once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rzeszów to Budapest via Krakow Glowny and Katowice in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Rzeszow to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rzeszow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 Rzeszow Glowny to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Krakow Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Katowice to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kraków Główny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rzeszow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rzeszow to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 Rzeszów, Rzeszow Dw. Lokalny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Rzeszow Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Rzeszów to Budapest bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Budapest station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rzeszów to Budapest is 455 km. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Rzeszów to Budapest.

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Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Rzeszow Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4407+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rzeszów to Rzeszow Airport is to shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 3 zł.

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