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There are 7 ways to get from Timișoara to Košice by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice 912

$26 - $39

Cheapest option

Train via Füzesabony  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Szolnok Ic
  2. Take the train from Szolnok to Hatvan R
  3. Take the train from Hatvan to Füzesabony D / ...
  4. Take the train from Füzesabony to Kosice Ic

$22 - $36

5 alternative options

Train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic

$26 - $38

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Košice 349.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Timisoara  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Kosice (KSC) TSR - KSC

$81 - $321

Train, bus to Belgrade, fly  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
  2. Take the bus from Vršac to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Kosice (KSC) BEG - KSC

$122 - $429

Shuttle  •  8h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Timişoara to Budapest Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$54 - $99

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Košice is to train which costs $22 - $40 and takes 9h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Košice is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Timișoara to Košice. However, there are services departing from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM and arriving at Košice via Budapest, Budapest Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Košice. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Kosice via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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The distance between Timișoara and Košice is 329 km. The road distance is 559.6 km.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Košice without a car is to bus which takes 8h 45m and costs $26 - $40.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Timișoara to Košice, including transfers.

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Timișoara to Košice bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM station.

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Timișoara to Košice train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Timisoara Nord station.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Košice is to bus which takes 8h 45m and costs $26 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $25 - $40 and takes 9h 51m, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $330 and takes 8h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Košice.
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  • Distance: 205.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Košice, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Timișoara to Košice via Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 and Budapest, Budapest Airport in around 8h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Košice via Budapest-Keleti in around 9h 51m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Belgrade to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Belgrade to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Belgrade to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Belgrade to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Dortmund, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Timisoara to Kosice via Munich, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Belgrade to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Hatvan
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Hatvan to Füzesabony
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Füzesabony to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Timişoara to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Timisoara Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 25m and has one stopover.

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Timișoara to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice station.

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Košice is 1h behind Timișoara. It is currently 10:03 PM in Timișoara and 9:03 PM in Košice.

Timișoara to Košice train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Timișoara to Košice is 560 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Timișoara to Košice.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Timisoara Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Timisoara Airport is to shuttle which takes 20m and costs $1.

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