How to travel from Katowice to Budapest

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from Katowice to Budapest

You can get from Katowice to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Katowice to Budapest on Mar 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:20AMKatowice7h10 09:30AMBudapest
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05:05AMKatowice7h30 12:35PMBudapest
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02:20AMKatowice7h25 09:45AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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05:05AMKatowice7h50 12:55PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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10:30AMKatowice10h05 08:35PMBudapest
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Travel Information to Budapest from Katowice

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $28
fastestFastest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 7 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 190 miles (306 km) by bus, flight or train from Katowice to Budapest. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Katowice to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Katowice to Budapest

Travel Tips: Travel to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Katowice to Budapest.

Travel between Katowice, Poland and Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Poland enter Hungary?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Budapest from Katowice?

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Budapest, Hungary?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Hungary has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Katowice to Budapest.

The current restriction level for returning to Katowice, Poland from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Katowice, Poland from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Katowice from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Katowice, Poland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Poland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Katowice from Budapest here.

There are 3 ways to get from Katowice to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Katowice is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a flight is about $26 (€23) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25) for this journey.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $3 (€3) from Katowice to Budapest.

The fastest way from Katowice to Budapest is by bus with an average journey time of 7 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 22 min   on average.

Budapest is approximately 190 miles (306 km) away from Katowice.

The average frequency per day from Katowice to Budapest is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Katowice to Budapest:

  • Buses mostly leave from Katowice, Dworzec PKS and tend to arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Flights from Katowice to Budapest most often leave from Katowice International Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Katowice and tend to arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Katowice to Budapest tickets on Omio for $28 (€25).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Katowice to Budapest.

Many of our customers traveling from Katowice to Budapest don't make Budapest their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Budapest are Vienna, Prague or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Budapest to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Katowice to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $28 (€25) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $3 (€3) one way on average.

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

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