Budapest to Zagreb bus

Cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Zagreb

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Cheapest

18

Average

22

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.

Cheapest
06:00PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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181One-way
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06:00AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05AMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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271One-way

Bus schedule from Budapest to Zagreb

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06:00AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05AMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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06:00PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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Bus times from Budapest to Zagreb

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

5 h 5 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

299 km

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

Fastest
06:00AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05AMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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271One-way
Fastest
06:00PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar5h05 11:05PMZagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
0 transfers
181One-way

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Overview: Bus from Budapest to Zagreb

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€16)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or Nomago

Buses from Budapest to Zagreb cover the 185 miles (299 km) long route taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Nomago. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Budapest to Zagreb

Travel to Zagreb from Budapest from $18 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Budapest to Zagreb bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 3 a day

Buses from Budapest to Zagreb

The journey between Hungary’s capital and the Croatian capital of Zagreb takes about 5 hours. Buses from Budapest to Zagreb usually operate at least twice a day – usually in the morning and afternoon. The distance between Budapest and Zagreb is approximately 345 kilometers. There are direct and indirect buses; however, the journey tends to be direct. It takes about 5 hours to arrive in Zagreb. The main bus operator for this route is FlixBus.

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Budapest to Zagreb Bus Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€38

1 Day in Advance

€25

1 Week in Advance

€23

2 Weeks in Advance

€23

1 Month in Advance

€17

3 Months in Advance

€17

Zagreb to Budapest Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than flying, it can take as little as 5 hours to arrive in Budapest.

  • autobus Most Zagreb to Budapest buses are run by Flixbus.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Budapest's Népliget bus station and arrive at Zagreb's Autobusni Kolodvor bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from Zagreb to Budapest by bus takes as little as 5 hours to arrive in Budapest.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zagreb to Budapest bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




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

  • It is 24% cheaper on average to purchase an Zagreb to Budapest bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to at the station on the day of travel.
  • It is 40% cheaper to book a Zagreb to Budapest bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Zagreb to Budapest bus tickets are 55% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Budapest

Buses depart from the main bus station in Budapest, which is situated in Népliget, within the 9th District of Budapest. The bus station is situated just outside the city center, but it is conveniently connected to the city by the Budapest Metro system. Travelers can take Metro Line M3 to reach Népliget and transfer to the bus station. Alternatively, buses and trams provide transport to the bus station on the 103 bus route and tram lines 1 and 1A.

Getting into Zagreb by Bus

Dominated by its magnificent Gothic cathedral, Zagreb is a city defined by its historic architecture and cobbled streets. Within its 1000-year-old Upper Town, visitors will discover the Presidential Palace and one of Zagreb’s most iconic buildings, the 13th Century St. Mark’s Church. Passengers on Flixbus buses from Budapest arrive at the Zagreb bus station, which is at Avenija Marina Držića 4, close to the city center and the main train station. The bus station is the main transport hub for international and local buses in Zagreb. Travelers can connect to the train station by taking tram lines 2, 3 and 6. Tram no. 6 also provides easy transit to the city center.

Travel Tips: Bus to Zagreb from Budapest

Take the bus to Zagreb 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 Zagreb.
FAQs

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Zagreb, Croatia by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Croatia 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 Croatia from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zagreb, Croatia?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Zagreb from Budapest before traveling.

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

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

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last checked on 6/27/22. 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 Zagreb here.

Bus tickets between Budapest and Zagreb for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.
The bus price from Budapest to Zagreb is on average $18 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance from Budapest to Zagreb by bus is approximately 185 miles (299 km).
While the time it takes to travel 185 miles (299 km) to Zagreb from Budapest can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Budapest to Zagreb bus journey time is on average 5 h 5 min.

When taking a bus from Budapest, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér (Terminal 2). When you arrive in Zagreb, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor, Zagreb and Zagreb.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Budapest-Déli   to Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.

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 Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor and need to travel approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Zagreb.

Take the Budapest to Zagreb bus with Flixbus or Nomago. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between Budapest and Zagreb as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 5 direct buses per day from Budapest to Zagreb with Flixbus or Nomago, 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 buy your bus ticket.
The average number of buses departing Budapest for Zagreb is 5 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Budapest at 5: 25 AM. The last bus leaves from Budapest at 9: 59 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Budapest to Zagreb and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Budapest to Zagreb is on average $18 (€16) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Budapest to Zagreb available a few months in advance.

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