How to travel from Budapest to Košice

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Travel Information between Budapest and Košice

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 3 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 3 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 132 miles (213 km) between Budapest and Košice. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Budapest to Košice.

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FAQs

Travel from Budapest, Hungary to Košice, Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Košice from Budapest restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Košice, Slovakia?

The government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/13/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Budapest and Košice closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Slovakia?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Hungary from Slovakia?

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hungary?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 1/13/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Košice.

There are 4 ways to travel from Budapest to Košice including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Košice is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Košice:

Taking a bus is about $55 (€48) less than taking a train, which costs on average $71 (€62) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Budapest and Košice is by bus, which takes on average 3 h 31 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 15 h 21 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Košice is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Budapest-Déli to Kosice.

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 $16 (€14) with Flixbus from Budapest to Košice.
  • You can take a train from Budapest to Košice with RegioJet a. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $71 (€62) with RegioJet a. S. From Budapest to Košice.

Yes, there are direct services available from Budapest to Košice with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Košice as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets 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, Bratislava or Uzhhorod, 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 planning your trip from Budapest to Košice, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $16 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $71 (€62) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Budapest to Košice online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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