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Overview: Bus from Budapest to Athens

distanceDistance697 miles (1124 km)
durationAverage bus duration25 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$128 (€114)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersFP Travel, Infobus or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Budapest to Athens cover the 697 miles (1124 km) long trip taking on average 25 h 15 min with our travel partners like FP Travel, Infobus or Eurolines Germany. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $107 (€95), but the average price of bus tickets is $128 (€114). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων).

Travel Tips: Bus to Athens from Budapest

Take the bus to Athens 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 Budapest to Athens.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by bus between Budapest, Hungary and Athens, Greece allowed?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Athens, Greece by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Greece from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Greece from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

When traveling in Greece, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/15/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Athens from Budapest before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Budapest, Hungary from Athens, Greece?

The restriction level for your return bus to Budapest, Hungary from Athens is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Budapest from Athens restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Budapest from Athens closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses between Budapest and Athens cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Athens for as low as $107 (€95)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between Budapest and Athens?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Budapest to Athens bus to cost on average $128 (€114)  one way.

What is the distance between Budapest and Athens by bus?

The distance between Budapest and Athens by bus is approximately 697 miles (1124 km).

How long is the bus ride from Budapest to Athens?

The Budapest to Athens bus duration is on average 25 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 697 miles (1124 km) to Athens from Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

When taking the bus between Budapest and Athens, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Budapest, Népliget, Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti). Your trip can end in bus stations such as Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων), Athens, Acharnon (Hotel Pergamos) and Athens (Αθήνα), Kondriktonos 10 (Panellinios Gimnastikos Sillogos).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων).

Where is the bus station in Budapest to go to Athens? Where is the bus station in Athens located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων) and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Athens.

What bus providers go from Budapest to Athens?

If you're looking for buses from Budapest to Athens, you can rely on FP Travel, Infobus or Eurolines Germany to get you to Athens. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Budapest to Athens trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I find a direct bus from Budapest to Athens?

Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Budapest to Athens with Eurolines Germany, 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.

How many buses per day are there between Budapest and Athens?

On average, there is 1 bus a day from Budapest to Athens. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest bus from Budapest to Athens? What time is the last bus from Budapest to Athens?

The earliest bus departing from Budapest to Athens leaves at 9: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Budapest to Athens leaves at 6: 00 PM. You can find the latest Budapest to Athens bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Budapest to Athens to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets from Budapest to Athens within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $128 (€114) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Budapest to Athens a few months in advance.