The cheapest buses from Berlin to Budapest

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Cheapest

$42

Average

$42

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Budapest will cost around $ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

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05:00PMBerlin13h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$421One-way

Timetable Berlin to Budapest

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The fastest buses from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

13 h 5 m

Average

13 h 5 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

688 km

It's difficult to get from Berlin to Budapest without transferring at least once.

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05:00PMBerlin13h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$421One-way

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Bus Information between Berlin and Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$37 (€30)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Berlin to Budapest cover the 427 miles (688 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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FlixBus and Student Agency Berlin – Budapest

Buy your official FlixBus and Student Agency bus tickets between Berlin and Budapest from $31 (€25) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Berlin and Budapest.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Berlin and Budapest with FlixBus! As an official travel partner of FlixBus, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from FlixBus, compare the best routes from Berlin to Budapest as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable FlixBus Berlin to Budapest bus ticket available today. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus from Berlin to Budapest on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 427 miles (688 km) journey between Berlin and Budapest with ease and comfort on a bus with FlixBus.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between Berlin and Budapest due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Berlin to Budapest: Journey Details

Buses in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities. A number of bus companies offer both domestic and international routes. Buses regularly travel the 870 kilometer distance between Berlin and Budapest, with departures leaving every day. Services are provided by a number of firms, including Eurolines, Berlin Linien Bus, OrangeWays and Postbus. Journey times can last between 12 hours and 21 hours, depending on the service chosen. The earliest buses from Berlin to Budapest leave at around 7:00 a.m., while there are mid-morning services at 11:00 a.m. and an evening departure at 5:00 p.m. as well. Eurolines services require a change in Prague, while OrangeWays travels direct to Budapest.

Return buses from Budapest to Berlin are also available.

Taking the Bus from Berlin

PostBus services to Budapest depart from the Berlin Zoo coach stop, which can be found at Hardenbergplatz. This is connected to the rest of Berlin via the Berlin Zoologischer Garten U-Bahn stop, along with regional towns and suburbs via the S-Bahn. OrangeWays and Eurolines buses from Berlin to Budapest depart from Berlin Central Bus Station. The Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof can be found to the west of the city centre, near the Messe Nord S-Bahn stop and the Kaiserdamm U-Bahn stop. Berlin has excellent night bus and train services, so it is easy to catch early or late departures.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

The capital of Hungary is an elegant city which has preserved its 18th and 19th century glories. Visitors will be treated to architectural delights like the Fisherman's Bastion, the Church of St. Matthias and the Parliament Building, as well as quirky attractions like the Turkish Baths. All buses from Berlin to Budapest arrive at the city's Népliget bus station. To reach the centre of town, catch the metro from nearby Nagyvárad tér or Ecseri út stations, or take tram route 1, which traces a circular route around the city centre.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I'm coming from Berlin, Germany by bus?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Berlin to Budapest as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Budapest to Berlin is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Hungary?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Budapest?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Berlin from Budapest here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Berlin to Budapest?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Berlin to Budapest to cost as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Budapest from Berlin?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Berlin to Budapest bus to cost on average $37 (€30)  one way.
How far is Berlin to Budapest by bus?
The Berlin to Budapest bus distance is approximately 427 miles (688 km).
How long is the bus ride between Berlin and Budapest?
On average the Berlin to Budapest bus travel time is 13 h 5 min  for the 427 miles (688 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Berlin to Budapest do I depart from? Which Budapest bus station from Berlin do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. In Budapest you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Where is the Berlin bus station located? Where is the Budapest bus station located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies can take me between Berlin and Budapest?
For the journey from Berlin to Budapest you can take a bus with Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Germany. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Berlin to Budapest on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Berlin to Budapest?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Berlin at 3: 00 PM. The last bus leaves from Berlin at 3: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Berlin to Budapest and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase bus tickets to Budapest from Berlin to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Berlin and Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Berlin to Budapest a few months in advance.
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Berlin
Budapest
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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