There are 5 ways to get from Zakopane to Budapest by train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Strba to Kosice R / ...
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$56 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zakopane ZDA to Myślenice Leb9402
  2. Take the bus from Myślenice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976

$27 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Nowy Targ dw.aut. to Poprad AS
  2. Take the train from Poprad-Tatry to Kosice R / ...
  3. Take the train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$53 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Zakopane to Budapest 199.9 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Budapest Eurobusways

$71 - $98

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakopane to Budapest is to bus which costs 95 zł - 170 zł and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakopane to Budapest is to drive which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 130 zł - 200 zł.

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The distance between Zakopane and Budapest is 211 km. The road distance is 320 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Zakopane to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zakopane to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zakopane ZDA and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Myślenice and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Zakopane, Poland and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zakopane to Budapest via Strba and Kosice in around 7 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zakopane to Budapest via Myślenice, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 9 h 4 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Strba to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Poprad-Tatry to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Zakopane ZDA to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Zielona Gora
Phone
+48 703 40 23 57
Email
pks@pks.zgora.pl
Website
pks.zgora.pl
Bus from Zakopane to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pks.zgora.pl
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Zakopane to Myślenice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
le.cz
PKS Polonus
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Zakopane to Myslenice
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Myślenice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Nowy Targ dw.aut. to Poprad AS
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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