There are 6 ways to get from Szolnok to Budapest by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati D

$5 - $8

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Rideshare  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Szolnok to Budapest 68.1 miles

$5

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Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Szolnok Zagyva-híd to Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas 1077

$11 - $14

EuroNight  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Szolnok to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Szolnok to Budapest 69.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Szolnok to Budapest 69.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Szolnok to Budapest is to rideshare which costs 1 176 Ft and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Szolnok to Budapest is to train which costs 1 400 Ft - 2 100 Ft and takes 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Szolnok to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Szolnok Zagyva-híd and arriving at Keleti pályaudvar M via Puskás Ferenc Stadion M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Szolnok and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Szolnok and Budapest is 94 km. The road distance is 111 km.

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The best way to get from Szolnok to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 1 400 Ft - 2 100 Ft.

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The train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Szolnok to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Szolnok Zagyva-híd station.

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Szolnok to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Szolnok station.

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The best way to get from Szolnok to Budapest is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 1 400 Ft - 2 100 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3 000 Ft - 3 800 Ft and takes 4 h 6 min.

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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Szolnok, Hungary and Budapest, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Szolnok to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Volanbusz operates a bus from Szolnok to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Szolnok to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Szolnok to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Szolnok to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Szolnok to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas station.

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Szolnok to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Szolnok to Budapest is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Szolnok to Budapest.

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

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