There are 4 ways to get from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás to Budapest Újbuda-központ 1185 / ...

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest-Déli Mv 1247 / ...

$18 - $75

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zalaegerszeg to Kelenföld D / ...

$52 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest 142 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest is to bus which costs 3 300 Ft - 4 400 Ft and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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The distance between Zalaegerszeg and Budapest is 181 km. The road distance is 227 km.

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The bus from Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás to Budapest Újbuda-központ takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás and arriving at Budapest Újbuda-központ. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zalaegerszeg and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Zalaegerszeg, Hungary and Budapest, Hungary?

Volanbusz operates a bus from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zalaegerszeg to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zalaegerszeg to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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