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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bratislava to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Buses per day

43

Distance

161 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest start from $11 with an average ticket price of $13.

The fastest bus from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 35m and covers a distance of 161 km.

43 buses leave Bratislava for Budapest every day with 26 travelling directly.

Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
01:45PM2h50
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
01:45PM2h30
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
04:15PMBudapest
$111One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
03:15AM2h50
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$141One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
03:15AM2h30
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
05:45AMBudapest
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:35PM2h40
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
12:15AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$151One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Bratislava to Budapest

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 8 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Korona Travel, Slovak Lines Express, Express Busline, BlaBlaCar Bus, DMD Group, Infobus or Student Agency

Buses from Bratislava to Budapest cover the 100 miles (161 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Korona Travel, Slovak Lines Express, Express Busline, BlaBlaCar Bus, DMD Group, Infobus or Student Agency. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy and arrive in Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér.

Bus providers: STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and Korona Travel from Bratislava to Budapest

For as little as $9 (€8) you can travel by bus between Bratislava and Budapest with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and Korona Travel. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Bratislava to Budapest bus information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $13
  • FlixBus frequency: 9 a day

Buses from Bratislava to Budapest: Journey Details

The journey from the Slovakian capital Bratislava to the capital of Hungary, Budapest, is just a short two-hour drive. Buses from Bratislava to Budapest operate several times per day, offering passengers an excellent choice of departure times ranging from morning to midday and evening. Orangeways provides a direct bus service to Budapest, which takes just over two hours. Travelers can also catch one of the frequent FLiXBUS services, which run several times per day, but take about four hours and involve a stop along the way.

Taking the Bus from Bratislava

All buses from Bratislava to Budapest depart from Mlynske Nivy bus station, which is located on the east side of the city. The bus station is the main transport hub within the city for both local buses and international buses, so it is easy to catch a local bus or tram within the local area to reach the station. Local buses stop just outside the bus station entrance on Mlynske Nivy Street. Travelers can also reach the bus station on foot, as it is just a 15-minute walk from the Old Town.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

Budapest is a huge city, carved down the middle by the Danube River. Amongst its many attractions, visitors can soak themselves in the city’s many thermal baths, ride the Cogwheel Railway up the Buda Hills, or explore the majestic Royal Palace. All international bus routes arrive at the main bus station at Népliget, which is located in the 9th District of Budapest, just to the east of the city center. The easiest way to reach the city center is to take the Metro on Line M3, however, there is also a good selection of bus and tram routes that connect Népliget to the city center.

FAQs: Bus from Bratislava to Budapest

FAQs: Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bratislava to Budapest.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bratislava to Budapest is $22 (€19); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bratislava to Budapest bus travel time is 2 h 20 min   for the 100 mile (161 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bratislava to Budapest leaves at 10: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bratislava to Budapest leaves at 10: 50 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bratislava to Budapest without having to change trains with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or Student Agency. There are 8 direct buses from Bratislava to Budapest each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Bratislava to Budapest bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Korona Travel, Slovak Lines Express, Express Busline, BlaBlaCar Bus, DMD Group, Infobus or Student Agency. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Bratislava and Budapest as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Bratislava, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy, Bratislava, Ivanská cesta (Letisko MR Štefánik) and Bratislava, Letisko. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in bus stations like Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér, Budapest, Liszt Ferenc International Airport (Terminal 2) and Budapest, Népliget Autóbusz-Pályaudvar.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér, located 11.3 miles (18.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Budapest from Bratislava is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bratislava to Budapest by bus is February.
You have options as you can travel from Bratislava to Budapest 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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