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

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Szombathely to Budapest-Déli Ic / ...

$10 - $16

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Bus  •  4 h 46 min

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

$13 - $18

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 train which costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft and takes 2 h 34 min.

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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 4 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Szombathely and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 34 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 34 min and costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft.

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The train from Szombathely to Budapest-Déli takes 2 h 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Szombathely station.

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The best way to get from Szombathely to Budapest is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 3 000 Ft - 4 500 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3 700 Ft - 5 000 Ft and takes 4 h 46 min.

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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Szombathely to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Szombathely to Budapest via Veszprém Autóbusz-Állomás in around 4 h 46 min.

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Szombathely to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Budapest Sasadi út station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Szombathely to Budapest is 221 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Szombathely to Budapest.

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