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There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Warsaw Chopin  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD

7 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft

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Train  •  11h

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

5 934 Ft - 10 923 Ft

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Train to Warsaw Modlin, fly  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
  2. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Budapest (BUD) WMI - BUD

7 545 Ft - 43 291 Ft

Bus  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 1260

11 720 Ft - 13 919 Ft

Bus via Budapest Népliget  •  17h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Budapest Népliget

17 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft

Drive  •  8h 37m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Buda Castle 891.2 km

28 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle is to train which costs 75 zł - 140 zł and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle is to fly which costs 90 zł - 650 zł and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Buda Castle. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Dózsa György tér via Warsaw, Warsaw West and Erzsébet királyné útja, aluljáró. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Buda Castle. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér via Nyugati pályaudvar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Warsaw and Buda Castle is 545 km. The road distance is 891.2 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle without a car is to train which takes 11h and costs 75 zł - 140 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Buda Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Warsaw to Buda Castle train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Buda Castle is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs 90 zł - 650 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75 zł - 140 zł and takes 11h, you could also bus, which costs 140 zł - 180 zł and takes 13h 38m.

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  • Distance: 545 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Buda Castle, Hungary?

Wizz Air, LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Buda Castle every 4 hours. Alternatively, PKP Intercity operates a train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati once daily. Tickets cost 5 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and the journey takes 10h 29m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Budapest via Lviv
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Train operators
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
950 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
Koleje Mazowieskie
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 900 Ft - 4 700 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
2 900 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
3 700 Ft - 4 700 Ft
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
1st Class
8 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Bus operators
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Warsaw to Buda Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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Warsaw to Buda Castle train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Buda Castle is 891 km. It takes approximately 8h 37m to drive from Warsaw to Buda Castle.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 2127+ hotels available in Buda Castle. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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