There are 3 ways to get from Szombathely to Budapest by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Szombathely to Kelenföld Rex

$50 - $75

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Szombathely to Veszprém 1243
  2. Take the bus from Veszprém Autóbusz-Állomás to Budapest Sasadi út 1205 / ...

$13 - $18

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Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Szombathely to Budapest 138 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Szombathely to Budapest is to bus which costs 3 600 Ft - 4 900 Ft and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Szombathely to Budapest is to drive which costs 6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Szombathely to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Szombathely and arriving at Budapest Sasadi út via Veszprém Autóbusz-Állomás. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Szombathely and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Szombathely and Budapest is 185 km. The road distance is 220.9 km.

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The best way to get from Szombathely to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft.

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The train from Szombathely to Kelenföld takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Szombathely to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Szombathely station.

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Szombathely to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Szombathely station.

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The best way to get from Szombathely to Budapest is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3 600 Ft - 4 900 Ft and takes 5 h.

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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Szombathely to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Szombathely to Budapest via Veszprém and Veszprém Autóbusz-Állomás in around 5 h.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Szombathely to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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