The cheapest buses from Budapest to Bratislava

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Cheapest

$11

Average

$11

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 Budapest to Bratislava will cost around $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.

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10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45AMBratislava
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10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 02:15PMBratislava
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$111One-way

Timetable Budapest to Bratislava

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The fastest buses from Budapest to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

161 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Budapest for Bratislava every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 161 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 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.

10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45AMBratislava
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$111One-way
10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 02:15PMBratislava
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Bus Information between Budapest and Bratislava

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€8)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersRegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus

Buses from Budapest to Bratislava cover the 100 miles (161 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.

FlixBus
Leo Express
Student Agency

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 purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Budapest to Bratislava, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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 Budapest To Bratislava

    The journey by bus from the Hungarian capital Budapest to the Slovakian capital Bratislava can be achieved in about 3 hours. Flixbus, Eurolines, RegioJet, and Slovak Lines Express operate buses from Budapest to Bratislava once or twice per day. Some departures travel overnight and arrive in the early hours of the morning on the next day, while others start in the morning and arrive in Bratislava by mid-morning.

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    Budapest to Bratislava Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Budapest to Bratislava when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €11

    1 Day in Advance

    €11

    1 Week in Advance

    €11

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €10

    1 Month in Advance

    €10

    3 Months in Advance

    €9


    Budapest to Bratislava Buses: General Information


    Travelers can offset some of the cost of Budapest to Bratislava bus tickets by checking the prices and booking ahead of time.

    • autobus All Budapest to Bratislava buses are run by RegioJet, Eurolines, Flixbus, and Slovak Lines Express.
    • autobus Most Budapest to Bratislava buses are direct, depart from Budapest Népliget bus station and arrive at Bratislava's AS Mlynské nivy bus station.
    • autobus The Budapest to Bratislava bus journey takes as little as 2 hours and 55 minutes to arrive in Bratislava.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Budapest to Bratislava bus tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Budapest to Bratislava buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 9% cheaper to book a Budapest to Bratislava bus ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.

    Taking the Bus from Budapest

    To catch one of the regular buses from Budapest to Bratislava, travelers must first reach the international bus station in Budapest, which is located in the 9th district of Budapest at Népliget. Although the bus station is outside the city center, travelers can take the Metro line M3 to Népliget direct from the city center to reach the bus station. Budapest also has an extensive network of bus routes and tram routes that connect Népliget to the city centre, in particular tram lines 1 and 1A and the 103 bus line.

    Getting into Bratislava by Bus

    Sitting on the banks of the Danube, the Slovakian capital is a charming city that is filled with pretty pedestrian streets, gothic monuments and beautiful palaces. Overlooked by Bratislava Castle, visitors can wander the streets and cafes of the Old Town and discover beautiful structures from the 13th and 14th centuries. Upon arriving in Bratislava, passengers on buses from Budapest to Bratislava disembark at Mlynské Nivy bus station, which is conveniently located in the city’s Old Town. Many of Bratislava’s central attractions and monuments are therefore within an easy 15 minute walk of the bus station. There are also plenty of bus and trolleybus routes that connect the bus station to the city center.

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

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

    Can I enter Slovakia from Hungary?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

    All travelers in Slovakia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 9/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Budapest to Bratislava as this information can change.

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

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

    Is my return bus into Budapest from Bratislava restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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?

    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: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Budapest from Bratislava closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap bus tickets to Bratislava from Budapest cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Budapest to Bratislava for the next 7 days starting from $10 (€8)  one way.
    What is the price of a bus ticket from Budapest to Bratislava?
    The Budapest to Bratislava bus ticket price is on average $10 (€8)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from Budapest to Bratislava by bus?
    The distance from Budapest to Bratislava by bus is approximately 100 miles (161 km).
    How long is the bus to Bratislava from Budapest?
    The bus time to Bratislava from Budapest is on average 2 h 55 min  for the 100 miles (161 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bratislava from Budapest by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in Budapest and arrival bus station in Bratislava?

    There are a few bus stations in Budapest to start your route from including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér. In Bratislava you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bratislava, Most SNP, Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Bratislava, Hlavná stanica.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.

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

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Budapest-Déli, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bratislava, Most SNP, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

    Which bus providers can get me from Budapest to Bratislava?
    For the journey from Budapest to Bratislava you can take a bus with RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Budapest to Bratislava on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Budapest to Bratislava?
    You can take the earliest bus from Budapest to Bratislava at 8: 50 AM   or take the last bus from Budapest to Bratislava leaving at 8: 50 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Bratislava bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Budapest to Bratislava to get the best deals?
    If you buy the Budapest to Bratislava bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $10 (€8). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Bratislava from Budapest. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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    Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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    Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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