The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Prague to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 45 m
8 h 16 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Prague for Budapest every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||275 miles (444 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 16 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$50 (€45)|
|Bus frequency||6 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||ArdaTur, Korona Travel, Eurolines Germany, DMD Group, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. Arda Tur, RegioJet, Flixbus, Group, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France|
Buses from Prague to Budapest cover the 275 miles (444 km) long route taking on average 6 h 16 min with our travel partners like ArdaTur, Korona Travel, Eurolines Germany, DMD Group, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. Arda Tur, RegioJet, Flixbus, Group, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines Switzerland or Eurolines France. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€45), but the average price of bus tickets is $50 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
You can travel by bus between Prague and Budapest with Student Agency and FlixBus for as low as $50 (€45). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
Prague to Budapest bus information with FlixBus:
RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus to Budapest from Prague: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus to Budapest from Prague, check Omio for Student Agency buses offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 275 miles (444 km) route from Prague to Budapest, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Student Agency buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current Student Agency bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Prague to Budapest as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Student Agency bus on Omio. If you search for buses between Prague and Budapest in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Student Agency tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Student Agency buses from Prague to Budapest starting at $50 (€45), buy your official Student Agency tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
Buses from Prague to Budapest are provided by a number of private companies including Student Agency, Eurolines and Katev Travel. Eurolines offer two direct buses every day, with one early morning departure around 7 a.m. and an afternoon service. In both cases, the journey time is between 7-9 hours. Student Agency offers 5 buses from Prague to Budapest every day, with a very early departure at 5 a.m.
Buses from Prague all depart from the city's UAN Florenc Bus Station. Located close to the heart of the city, Florenc is also a metro stop, which makes it easily accessible. Buses from Prague to Budapest depart from Florenc's platform 22, and the station is open from 4 a.m. until midnight. Prague's Metro service runs from 4:45 a.m. until after midnight, making it easy to reach most departures. For the earliest buses, there are night trams from the center of town as well.
All Eurolines and RegioJet buses from Prague to Budapest arrive at the city's Nepliget bus station. Nepliget is located on the M3 Metro Line, providing rapid access to Budapest's city center. Get off at Kalvin Ter or Deak Ferenc ter, and change to the M5 line, which stops at the major central attractions. There are also plenty of local trolley buses and trams, along with the HEV suburban railway that serves outlying districts.
Hungary's capital is a magical city - with stunning baroque architecture, fascinating museums and unique attractions like the array of thermal baths.
Travel by bus between Prague, Czechia and Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Budapest from Prague closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Hungary to Czechia is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Prague from Budapest.
There are a few bus stations in Prague to start your trip from including Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague and Prague, Stodůlky. In Budapest you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér (Terminal 2).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Prague and need to travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Budapest most often arrive at Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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