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There are 4 ways to get from Vác to Zvolen by train, bus or car

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Train via Nové Zámky  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Vac to Nove Zamky Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Surany to Zvolen mesto R

20€ - 30€

Cheapest option

Line 300 bus, line 25 bus, bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Vác to Budapest Újpest 300
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Tél utca / Pozsonyi utca to Mexikói út M 25
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen 976

12€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Vac to Sturovo Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Sturovo to Levice Os
  3. Take the train from Levice to Zvolen mesto R

17€ - 26€

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Vác to Zvolen 74.9 miles

13€ - 20€

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The cheapest way to get from Vác to Zvolen is to drive which costs 4 200 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Vác to Zvolen is to drive which costs 4 200 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vác to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Vac and arriving at Zvolen mesto via Nove Zamky and Surany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Vác and Zvolen is 89 km. The road distance is 119.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vác to Zvolen without a car is to train via Nové Zámky which takes 4h 32m and costs 6 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Vác to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Vác to Zvolen train services, operated by MÁV-Start, depart from Vac station.

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The best way to get from Vác to Zvolen is to train via Nové Zámky which takes 4h 32m and costs 6 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can line 300 bus and line 25 bus and bus, which costs 3 700 Ft - 6 500 Ft and takes 5h 10m.

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Vác to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen mesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vác to Zvolen is 120 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Vác to Zvolen.

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Map of how to get from Vác to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 55.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Vác, Hungary and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Vác to Zvolen via Nove Zamky and Surany in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vác to Zvolen via Budapest Újpest, Tél utca / Pozsonyi utca, Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út, Zvolen, and Zvolen osobna stanica in around 5h 10m.

Train operators
MÁV-Start
Website
mav-start.hu
Train from Vac to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
mav-start.hu
Train from Vac to Sturovo
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
mav-start.hu
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Vac to Nove Zamky
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Vac to Sturovo
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Surany to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Sturovo to Levice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Levice to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
BKK
Phone
+36 1 3 255 255
Email
bkk@bkk.hu
Website
bkk.hu
Bus from Tél utca / Pozsonyi utca to Mexikói út M
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
BKK
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 Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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