Cheap train tickets from Žilina to Budapest

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How much are train tickets from Žilina to Budapest?

Lowest Price$26.66
Fastest11h 31m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Žilina to Budapest?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Žilina to Budapest is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Žilina to Budapest was $28.91. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.25 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Žilina to Budapest?

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Žilina to Budapest?

On Wednesday trains from Žilina to Budapest are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

RegioJet has the most connections between Žilina to Budapest

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.

One train company connects Žilina to Budapest

RegioJet

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.

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Avg. Time
14h 32m
Avg. Price
$30.07
There is one train station from which trains depart Žilina on their way to Budapest. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Žilina are:
  • P. O. Hviezdoslava 697/9
There is one train station where trains arrive in Budapest from Žilina. These are the busiest arriving stations in Budapest:
  • Vasút u.16.