Cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Cheapest

$47

Average

$70

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 $ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.

Cheapest
04:50PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz16h50 09:40AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$471One-way
Cheapest
04:50PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz17h10 10:00AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$471One-way
Cheapest
04:30PMBerlin, ZOB17h10 09:40AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$471One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:15PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz11h40 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$661One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMBerlin, ZOB12h15 11:15AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$661One-way

Bus schedule from Berlin to Budapest

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07:00AMBerlin, ZOB14h35 09:35PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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07:00AMBerlin, ZOB14h15 09:15PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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07:20AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz13h55 09:15PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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07:20AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz14h15 09:35PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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01:30PMBerlin, ZOB17h25 06:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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04:30PMBerlin, ZOB17h10 09:40AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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04:50PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz16h50 09:40AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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04:50PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz17h10 10:00AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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05:40PMBerlin17h15 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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11:00PMBerlin, ZOB12h15 11:15AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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11:00PMBerlin, ZOB11h55 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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11:15PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz11h40 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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11:15PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz12h00 11:15AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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Jan 29
$118Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$84Wizz Air
Sun
Jan 30
$68Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Jan 31
$59Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$112ryanair sun
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Feb 1
$55Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$19Malta Air
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Thu
Feb 3
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$34Wizz Air
Fri
Feb 4
$55Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$59Malta Air
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Feb 5
$55Deutsche Bahn
$46Flixbus
$30Malta Air
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Feb 6
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$12Malta Air
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Feb 7
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
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Feb 8
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Wed
Feb 9
$55Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$124Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
$55Deutsche Bahn
$46Flixbus
$30Wizz Air
Fri
Feb 11
$55Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$51Malta Air
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Feb 12
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$22Wizz Air
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Feb 13
$55Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$12Malta Air
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Feb 14
$55Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$12ryanair sun
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Feb 15
$55Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$12Malta Air
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Feb 16
$55Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$120Lot Polish Airlines
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Feb 17
$55Deutsche Bahn
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Bus times from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Fastest Journey

11 h 40 m

Average

14 h 40 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

688 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Berlin for Budapest every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 688 km distance in an average of 14 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 11 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 17 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:15PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz11h40 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$671One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00PMBerlin, ZOB11h55 10:55AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$671One-way
11:15PMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz12h00 11:15AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$671One-way
11:00PMBerlin, ZOB12h15 11:15AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$671One-way
07:20AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz13h55 09:15PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$851One-way

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Overview: Bus from Berlin to Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$50 (€42)
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 15 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. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $50 (€42), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $41 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Bus providers: FlixBus and Student Agency from Berlin to Budapest

FlixBus and Student Agency buses will get you between Berlin and Budapest from $41 (€35). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus
Student Agency

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $41

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets to Budapest from Berlin 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Budapest from Berlin

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Berlin and Budapest?

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

Is international entry into Budapest from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Berlin and Budapest closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Hungary by bus?

Return travel from Hungary to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Budapest?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Berlin from Budapest.

How much does a cheap bus to Budapest from Berlin cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Budapest buses for as little as $41 (€35)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a bus ticket between Berlin and Budapest?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Berlin to Budapest bus to cost on average $50 (€42)  one way.

How far is Budapest from Berlin by bus?

The Berlin to Budapest bus distance is approximately 427 miles (688 km).

How long is a bus to Budapest from Berlin on average?

The bus time from Berlin to Budapest is on average 15 h 5 min  for the 427 miles (688 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Berlin and Budapest by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Berlin to Budapest depart from? Which Budapest bus station do I come into from Berlin?

There are a few bus stations in Berlin to start your route 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 bus station in Berlin? Where is the bus station in Budapest?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival bus station in Budapest, called Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from its city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Berlin to Budapest?

When taking a bus from Berlin to Budapest, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, RegioJet, Eurolines France, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Germany for the best way to get you to Budapest. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Berlin and Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Berlin to Budapest? When does the last bus depart from Berlin to Budapest?

You can take the earliest bus from Berlin to Budapest at 2: 00 PM   or take the last bus from Berlin to Budapest leaving at 3: 50 PM. Look for the latest Berlin to Budapest bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.

How early should I purchase Berlin to Budapest bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a bus ticket from Berlin to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€42) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Berlin to Budapest are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.