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Bus Information from Košice to Budapest

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 13 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$38 (€31)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Slovak Lines Express or Leo Express

Buses from Košice to Budapest cover the 132 miles (213 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 13 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Slovak Lines Express or Leo Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of bus tickets is $38 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Kosice and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Bus companies

Bus from Košice to Budapest with Leo Express and FlixBus

Travel between Košice and Budapest from $31 (€26) with Omio’s bus partners Leo Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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Leo Express

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Košice and Budapest.

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Košice and Budapest. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Košice - Budapest trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Košice and Budapest is around 132 miles (213 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $31 (€26). As you check the latest Košice to Budapest bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Budapest safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket between Košice and Budapest so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Košice to Budapest:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Bus to Budapest from Košice
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FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Košice, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary?

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

Is international entry into Budapest from Košice 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 Košice?

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

The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Košice and Budapest closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Slovakia from Budapest, Hungary?

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

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

Reentry to Slovakia 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 11/30/21. 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 Košice from Budapest here.

How much do cheap buses to Budapest from Košice cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Košice to Budapest to cost as little as $31 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Košice and Budapest?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Košice to Budapest bus price to come in at an average of $38 (€31)  one way.
What is the distance from Košice to Budapest by bus?
The Košice to Budapest bus distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km).
How long is a bus between Košice and Budapest on average?
On average the Košice to Budapest bus travel time is 7 h 13 min  for the 132 miles (213 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Košice goes to Budapest? What bus station do I come into Budapest from Košice?

When taking the bus from Košice to Budapest, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Košice, Železničná Stanica, Košice, E58 / Jabloňová (Cintorín Šaca) and Košice. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Kosice   and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Kosice, which is located around 0.6 miles (997 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city center.

What bus providers offer a service from Košice to Budapest?
For the trip from Košice to Budapest you can take a bus with Flixbus, Slovak Lines Express or Leo Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Košice to Budapest on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest bus from Košice to Budapest? When is the last bus from Košice to Budapest?
The first Košice to Budapest bus departs at 3: 35 PM   and the last bus from Košice to Budapest leaves at 10: 27 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Košice to Budapest on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Košice and Budapest to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Košice and Budapest to cost on average $38 (€31) 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 Košice to Budapest bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.