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Travel Information between Budapest and Košice

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 14 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $37 (€30) • 8 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus or train to travel 132 miles (213 km) to Košice from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Košice.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Budapest, Hungary and Košice, Slovakia allowed?

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Košice, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Can I enter Slovakia if coming from Hungary?

Entry into Slovakia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Košice if traveling from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Košice, Slovakia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Slovakia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Budapest to Košice.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hungary from Košice, Slovakia?

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from Košice restricted?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Budapest from Košice?

Conditions of reentry into Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Košice closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Budapest to Košice?

There are 2 ways to travel to Košice from Budapest including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Košice?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Košice is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Košice:

A train is $4 (€3) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Budapest to Košice costing on average $37 (€30).

What is the fastest way from Budapest to Košice?

The quickest way to travel to Košice from Budapest is by bus, which takes on average 8 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 14 h 15 min.

How far is Košice from Budapest?

The distance from Budapest to Košice is approximately 132 miles (213 km).

How many services a day are there between Budapest and Košice?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Košice is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Košice from Budapest as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Budapest and Košice, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Košice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Budapest to Košice:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Košice, Železničná Stanica.
  • Most travelers take a train from Budapest-Déli to Kosice.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Budapest to Košice?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Košice:

  • You can take a bus from Budapest to Košice with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€30) with Flixbus from Budapest to Košice.
  • You can travel from Budapest to Košice by train with RegioJet a. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€27) with RegioJet a. S. From Budapest to Košice.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Budapest to Košice?
Many of our customers traveling from Budapest to Košice don't make Košice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Košice are Prague, Kraków or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Košice to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Budapest to Košice online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Budapest to Košice, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $37 (€30) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $34 (€27) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Budapest to Košice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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