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Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

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Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

Could someone tell me how to book train tickets from Bratislava to Budapest?

I am currently in UK, so if I can but it from outside the country.

Many thanks

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1. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

Hi Tim,

I can't find a place for booking online, but if you book the day before or even just arrive early, I'm sure you'd get a train as there are loads every day.

This website shows you the times

http://cp.zoznam.sk/ConnForm.asp?p=ZM

odkial = where from

kam = to

put in the date and time you want to travel and press 'vyhladat' (search) TWICE, it'll give you the times. For later times press 'nasledujuce' on the right hand side, it'll give you later times.

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2. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

Many thanks.

Any idea how much this would cost?

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3. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

That website usually shows prices, too, but it hasn't for that trip - maybe because it's an international route.

I shouldn't think it would cost more than around £12-15 each way

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4. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

One way cost aprox 10 GBP 2 class

Departures from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica (main terminal)

are: 4:54, 6:24, 7:09, 11:45, 15:45, 19:45

You can buy ticket 10 min. before departure.....only in Slovak crown or with credit or debet card.

Luxury buses student agency from main bus terminal Mlynske nivy:

10:45 , 20:15 price is aprox: 5 GBP

booking and info by email: autobusy@studentagency.cz

www.studentagency.cz/mainpage.php…

or

13:15 katev travel bus

or

15:15 Slovak Lines

or

HYDROFOIL for 50 GBP one way

www.mahartpassnave.hu

www.lod.sk

departure is daily: 10:30 am

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5. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

Hello,

In leaving Bratislava on Sept. 13th what is the fast way to Budapest train or hydro boat?? Time is of the essence.

Also, in leaving Vienna Sept. 12th what is the fastest way to get to Bratislava train or fast boat.

thank you. joyce.

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6. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

Hi, just go to the main train station-Hlavna Stanica-

and buy a ticket. It is around 496SKk for a return and takes just on 3 hours. Some services run with a buffet car and some don't. The trains coded "EC"+number are generally the quickest.

Booking on line is a mess and to be quite honest you won't get much of a better deal. Just remember that they don't speak good English over here and to get the ticket robot (sorry, lady) to smile is virtually impossible and a mission in itself.

Happy travels!!

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7. Re: Train tickets Bratislava to Budapest

... and the 'fast' boat takes 4.5 hours compared with 3 hours by train - the boat only goes 1x daily, at 1030. it is also much more expensive, at 42 Euros.

With the train you have many more options, both direct and involving changes.

For times, see http://cp.atlas.sk/vlakbus/spojenie/ (click on the English button)

It IS possible to book on-line using the Slovak Railways site, but as mentioned above, don't bother - there is no real advantage in doing so, and you will only end up throwing your PC out of the window. Whatever you do, don't try and do it through Rail Europe - I have just checked and as I expected, they are charging $51 (over 1000 Crowns) for a journey that costs less than half that in reality.

Just write your itinerary on a piece of paper (time of train departure and 'BUDAPEST, PROSÍM' followed by 'x2' or however many passengers are going) and show it to the nice lady at the ticket desk.

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