There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Debrecen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Polish Railways (PKP)  •  13 h 14 min

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

$60 - $86

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Fly to Budapest, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Debrecen

$39 - $183

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Bus  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út P6
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas to Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás 1060

$53 - $88

Bus, train  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Svaljava
  2. Take the train from Svalyava to Debrecen Kyiv

$58 - $76

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov Gdynia
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Debrecen Kyiv

$73 - $107

Drive  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Debrecen 464.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Debrecen  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Debrecen (DEB) WAW - DEB

$107 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Debrecen is to bus and train which costs 210 zł - 280 zł and takes 21 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Debrecen is to fly and train which costs 140 zł - 700 zł and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Dw. Centralny 27 and arriving at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás via Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska, Budapest Kacsóh Pongrác út and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Debrecen via Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Debrecen is 524 km. The road distance is 742.9 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Debrecen without a car is to train which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 210 zł - 320 zł.

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It takes approximately 13 h 14 min to get from Warsaw to Debrecen, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Debrecen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska station.

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Warsaw to Debrecen train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Debrecen is to train which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 210 zł - 320 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 zł - 330 zł and takes 18 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs 390 zł - 1 500 zł and takes 7 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Warsaw Airport to Debrecen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Warsaw to Debrecen bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Debrecen Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Debrecen.
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  • Distance: 327.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 14 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Debrecen, Hungary?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Debrecen via Budapest-Nyugati in around 13 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Debrecen via Metro Wilanowska 01, Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska, Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út, Budapest Kacsóh Pongrác út, and Budapest Stádion Autóbusz Állomas in around 18 h 1 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Debrecen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Warsaw to Debrecen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Debrecen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Svalyava to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
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 Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Warszawa to Svaljava
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
agat.eu

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