There are 5 ways to get from Satu Mare to Košice by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. R
  2. Ic
  3. Ic

$41 - $60

Cheapest option

Train #2  •  12 h 57 min

  1. R

$35 - $55

3 alternative options

Train via Nyiregyhaza  •  8 h 19 min

  1. R
  2. Ic / ...
  3. Ic / ...
  4. Ic

$41 - $61

Bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. 535
  2. 912

$50 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. 122.3 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between Satu Mare, Romania and Košice, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Satu Mare to Košice via Debrecen and Miskolc-Tiszai in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Satu Mare to Košice via Oradea, Budapest Airport, and Budapest, Budapest Airport in around 12 h 22 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Miskolc-Tiszai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Nyiregyhaza
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Nyiregyhaza to Miskolc-Tiszai
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Mateszalka to Zahony
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Miskolc-Tiszai to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Košice
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
Euro Pop
Phone
+4-0744-116.138
Website
europop.autogari.ro
Bus from Oradea to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
europop.autogari.ro
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Oradea to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Satu Mare and Košice is 156 km. The road distance is 196 km.

The cheapest way to get from Satu Mare to Košice is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Satu Mare to Košice is to drive which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $24 - $40.

No, there is no direct train from Satu Mare to Košice. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Kosice via Debrecen and Miskolc-Tiszai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Satu Mare to Košice. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Košice via Oradea and Budapest, Budapest Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Satu Mare to Košice, including transfers.