The distance between Žilina and Budapest is approximately 119.81 miles, or 192.76 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 14 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 31 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Budapest. One train carrier operates regular service on the Žilina to Budapest route. RegioJet offers the most scheduled departures between Žilina to Budapest, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Žilina to Budapest, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Žilina to Budapest, which start at $8.99.
RegioJet train tickets from Žilina to Budapest start from $26.66, and on average cost $30.07. Daily there are 3 RegioJet schedules to Budapest. RegioJet in Žilina leaves from P. O. Hviezdoslava 697/9, And in Budapest trains arrive at Vasút u.16.,
From Žilina to Budapest train travel on RegioJet takes 14 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Budapest faster, RegioJet offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 31 minutes.