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Explore Budapest from Szentendre by Public Transport

2024. 06. 19. 11:55
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Budapest, the vibrant capital of Hungary, and Szentendre, a charming town known for its art and culture, are conveniently connected by various public transport options. Getting from Budapest to Szentendre and back is both easy and scenic. 

This blog will guide you through the best ways to travel between these two destinations, providing you with key resources for a smooth journey.

 

🚉 By TRAIN (HÉV)

The suburban railway, known as the HÉV, is one of the most popular and efficient ways to travel from Budapest to Szentendre. The HÉV H5 line runs directly from Batthyány tér in Budapest to Szentendre, with frequent departures throughout the day.

Key Information:

    • Terminal in Budapest: Batthyány tér
    • Terminal in Szentendre: Szentendre HÉV station
    • Travel Time: Approximately 40 minutes
    • Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes
    • Ticket Price: Around 700 HUF (one-way) – 

☝️ IMPORTANT NOTICE! YOU NEED TO BUY TWO TICKETS FOR ONE WAY:

Useful Links:

👉 HOW TO BUY A TICKET AT THE BKK TICKET VENDING MACHINES?

 

 

🔗 Budapest Public Transport (BKK) Website

🔗 HÉV Timetable and Fares

🔗 H5 between Szentendre and Budapest’s administrative border (Békásmegyer) menetjegy

 

🚌 By BUS

For those who prefer road travel, several bus services operate between Budapest and Szentendre. The buses are comfortable and provide a scenic route along the Danube River.

Key Information:

    • Departure Points in Budapest: Újpest Városkapu
    • Arrival Points in Szentendre: Various stops, including the Szentendre bus station
    • Travel Time: Approximately 40-50 minutes
    • Frequency: Every 30-60 minutes
    • Ticket Price: Around 600-800 HUF (one-way)

Useful Link:   🔗 Volánbusz Timetable and Fares

 

⛴ ⚓️   By BOAT

During the warmer months, taking a boat along the Danube River is a unique and picturesque way to travel from Budapest to Szentendre. This option is perfect for those who want to enjoy the scenic beauty of the river and its surroundings.

Key Information:

    • Terminal in Budapest: Vigadó tér or Batthyány tér
    • Terminal in Szentendre: Szentendre Port
    • Travel Time: Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours
    • Frequency: Seasonal (April to October), 2-3 times a day
    • Ticket Price: Around 3000-4000 HUF (one-way)

Useful Link:   🔗 Mahart PassNave Timetable and Fares

 

🚲 By BICYCLE

For the more adventurous, cycling from Budapest to Szentendre is a popular option. The route follows the Danube River, providing a beautiful and leisurely ride through nature and small towns.

Key Information:

    • Route: EuroVelo 6 cycle path
    • Distance: Approximately 25 kilometres
    • Travel Time: 1.5 to 2 hours (depending on pace)
    • Bike Rentals: Available at various locations in Budapest

Useful Links:

🔗 EuroVelo 6 Information

🔗 Bike rentals: Balázs Bike Szentendre

 

Travelling between Budapest and Szentendre offers a range of options to suit different preferences and budgets. Whether you prefer the speed of the train, the comfort of the bus, the scenic beauty of a boat ride, or the adventure of cycling, you can easily explore these two destinations. Make sure to check the timetables and fares in advance, and enjoy your journey!

 

By utilising these transport options, you can seamlessly travel between Budapest and Szentendre, making the most of your visit to these beautiful Hungarian locales. 

 

Happy travels! Visit Szentendre!