There are 4 ways to get from Subotica to Budapest by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Subotica to Ferencvaros 342

1 600 Ft - 2 900 Ft

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Subotica to Szeged 605 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N982 / ...

5 261 Ft - 6 612 Ft

Rideshare  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the rideshare from Subotica to Budapest 202.6 km

3 384 Ft

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Subotica to Budapest 202.1 km

7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Subotica to Budapest is to train which costs RSD 500 - RSD 1000 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Subotica to Budapest is to drive which costs RSD 2400 - RSD 3600 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Subotica to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Subotica and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Szeged. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Subotica and arriving at Ferencvaros. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Subotica and Budapest is 163 km. The road distance is 202.1 km.

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The best way to get from Subotica to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs RSD 500 - RSD 1000.

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The train from Subotica to Ferencvaros takes 3h 48m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Subotica to Budapest bus services, operated by Volan, depart from Subotica station.

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Subotica to Budapest train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), depart from Subotica station.

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The best way to get from Subotica to Budapest is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs RSD 500 - RSD 1000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RSD 1700 - RSD 2300 and takes 4h 55m.

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  • Distance: 162.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Subotica, Serbia and Budapest, Hungary?

Serbian Railways (ŽS) operates a train from Subotica to Ferencvaros once daily. Tickets cost 1 600 Ft - 2 900 Ft and the journey takes 3h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Subotica to Budapest via Szeged in around 4h 55m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Subotica Trans
Phone
+381 (0)24 555 466
Email
ta.sutrans@gmail.com
Website
sutrans.rs
Bus from Subotica to Szeged
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
sutrans.rs
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 Szeged to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3 800 Ft - 4 600 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Subotica to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 384 Ft
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Subotica to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Subotica to Budapest train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Ferencvaros station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Subotica to Budapest is 202 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Subotica to Budapest.

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There are 4978+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Subotica and Budapest. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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