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Travel Information from Budapest to Košice

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $36 (€30) • 8 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 132 miles (213 km) to Košice from Budapest. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Košice.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Košice, Slovakia from Budapest, Hungary currently 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
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) 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 11/22/21; 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 to Košice from Budapest.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Budapest, 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 11/22/21. 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 go from Budapest to Košice?

You can get from Budapest to Košice by bus.

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

A bus is the fastest way to get to Košice from Budapest with an average travel time for this route around 8 h 5 min.

What is the distance between Budapest and Košice?

You should expect to travel around 132 miles (213 km) between Budapest and Košice.

When traveling between Budapest and Košice, what are the departure and arrival points in Budapest and Košice?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to Košice from Budapest?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Budapest to Košice, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Košice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Budapest to Košice tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Budapest to Košice?
    Your trip from Budapest to Košice doesn't have to end in Košice. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Kraków or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Prague, Kraków or Bratislava to your Budapest to Košice tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Košice today!
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Budapest and Košice online to get 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 $36 (€30) one way on average for this journey.

    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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