Cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Bratislava

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Cheapest

$9

Average

$9

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 $ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

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10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 02:15PMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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$91One-way
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10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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$91One-way

Bus schedule from Budapest to Bratislava

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10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 02:15PMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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Bus times from Budapest to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

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.

Fastest
10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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$91One-way
2nd Fastest
10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 02:15PMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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$91One-way

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Overview: Bus from Budapest to Bratislava

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesRegioJet, 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 trip 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.

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

Buy your official Student Agency, Leo Express and FlixBus bus tickets from Budapest to Bratislava from $9 (€8) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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Student Agency
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.

  • Average Price: $23

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

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Budapest and Bratislava?

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:

  • 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?

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

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Bratislava to Budapest is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Slovakia?

Reentry to Hungary 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?

What are the 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

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

Last checked on 1/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Budapest from Bratislava here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Budapest to Bratislava?

Bus tickets to Bratislava from Budapest for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $9 (€8)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from Budapest to Bratislava?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Budapest to Bratislava bus to cost on average $11 (€9)  one way.

How far is it from Budapest to Bratislava by bus?

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

What is the Budapest to Bratislava bus travel time?

The Budapest to Bratislava bus duration is on average 2 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 100 miles (161 km) from Budapest to Bratislava. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

Omio customers book a bus from Budapest-Déli   to Bratislava, Most SNP   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Budapest. The most popular arrival bus station in Bratislava, called Bratislava, Most SNP, is located around 0.6 miles (891 m) away from its city center.

Which bus companies 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.

Is there a direct bus from Budapest to Bratislava?

Yes, there are direct buses to Bratislava from Budapest, and you can find a direct bus for this route with STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When can I take the first bus from Budapest to Bratislava? When can I take the last bus for the day?

You can take the earliest bus from Budapest to Bratislava at 9: 50 AM   or take the last bus from Budapest to Bratislava leaving at 9: 50 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Bratislava bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

When should I book the Budapest to Bratislava bus for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Budapest and Bratislava within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€9) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Budapest to Bratislava a few months in advance.