There are 2 ways to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton by train, bus, car or car ferry

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Train, bus, drive, car ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Szombathely R
  2. Take the bus from Szombathely to Kolontár
  3. Drive from Kolontár to Tihanyrév
  4. Take the car ferry from Tihanyrév to Szántódrév

$16 - $27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sopron to Lake Balaton 115 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton is to train and bus and drive and car ferry which costs 4 600 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton is to drive which costs 5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sopron and Lake Balaton is 128 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton without a car is to train and bus and drive and car ferry which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 4 600 Ft - 8 000 Ft.

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Map of how to get from Sopron to Lake Balaton.
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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Sopron, Hungary and Lake Balaton, Hungary?

There is no direct connection from Sopron to Lake Balaton. However, you can take the train to Szombathely, take the bus to Kolontár, take the drive to Tihanyrév, take the car ferry to Szántódrév, then take the drive to Lake Balaton. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Balaton.

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