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Overview: Bus from Bratislava to Budapest

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€8)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersRegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Infobus, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Korona Travel, Metro Plus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Slovak Lines Express

Buses from Bratislava to Budapest cover the 100 miles (161 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Infobus, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Korona Travel, Metro Plus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Slovak Lines Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Bratislava predmestie and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Bus providers: Student Agency, FlixBus and Leo Express from Bratislava to Budapest

Student Agency, FlixBus and Leo Express buses will get you from Bratislava to Budapest from $10 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Leo Express

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.

    When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Budapest from Bratislava

    Take the bus to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bratislava to Budapest.
    FAQs

    Am I allowed to travel by bus from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary?

    Travel between Bratislava, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Hungary from Slovakia?

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

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

    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 1/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Bratislava to Budapest as this information can change.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Slovakia from Budapest, Hungary?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Bratislava, Slovakia from Budapest is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Bratislava from Budapest restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

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

    • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bratislava from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much are cheap buses from Bratislava to Budapest?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bratislava to Budapest buses for as little as $10 (€8)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus between Bratislava and Budapest?

    The Bratislava to Budapest bus ticket price is on average $10 (€8)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How far is Budapest from Bratislava by bus?

    The Bratislava to Budapest bus distance is approximately 100 miles (161 km).

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

    The Bratislava to Budapest bus duration is on average 2 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 100 miles (161 km) from Bratislava to Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

    When departing from Bratislava, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Bratislava, Most SNP, Bratislava, Hlavná stanica and Bratislava, Nové Mesto. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your trip in bus stations like Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

    Omio customers book a bus from Bratislava predmestie   to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure bus station in Bratislava located? Where is the arrival bus station in Budapest located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bratislava predmestie and travel around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and need to travel approximately 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the bus station to the city center in Budapest.

    Which bus companies can take me from Bratislava to Budapest?

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

    Can I find a direct bus from Bratislava to Budapest?

    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Bratislava to Budapest on Omio with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.

    What are the first and last departure bus times from Bratislava to Budapest?

    The earliest bus departing from Bratislava to Budapest leaves at 12: 45 PM. The last bus departing from Bratislava to Budapest leaves at 12: 45 PM. You can find the latest Bratislava to Budapest bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I buy bus tickets between Bratislava and Budapest to score the best deals?

    You can find buses to Budapest from Bratislava to cost on average $10 (€8) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bratislava to Budapest bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.