The cheapest buses from Prague to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$23

Average

$25

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 Prague to Budapest will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

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11:00PMPrague7h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$231One-way
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09:30AMPrague7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$231One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:00PMPrague7h20 01:20AMBudapest
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$281One-way

Timetable Prague to Budapest

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09:30AMPrague7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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The fastest buses from Prague to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 10 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

444 km

Of the 3 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.

These direct buses cover the 444 km distance in an average of 7 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 20 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.

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11:00PMPrague7h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$231One-way
Fastest
09:30AMPrague7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$231One-way
2nd Fastest
06:00PMPrague7h20 01:20AMBudapest
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$281One-way

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Bus Information to Budapest from Prague

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersRegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop

Buses from Prague to Budapest cover the 275 miles (444 km) long route taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Bus companies

Student Agency and Leo Express Prague – Budapest

You can travel by bus from Prague to Budapest with Student Agency and Leo Express for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus from Prague to Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Student Agency bus from Prague to Budapest online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Student Agency bus from Prague to Budapest, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Student Agency bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 275 miles (444 km) trip from Prague to Budapest as well as ticket information for the bus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap bus ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between Prague and Budapest, you can check straight away if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Buy your official Student Agency Prague to Budapest bus tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Student Agency from Prague to Budapest bus information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
  • Student Agency frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Prague to Budapest

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.

Taking the Bus from Prague

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.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

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.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses from Prague to Budapest?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Budapest, Hungary by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Czechia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Hungary, 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 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Prague to Budapest before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Czechia from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Is my return bus into Prague from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Prague from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses between Prague and Budapest cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Prague and Budapest for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Prague to Budapest?
The Prague to Budapest bus ticket price is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance to Budapest from Prague by bus?
The bus distance from Prague to Budapest is around 275 miles (444 km).
What is the Prague to Budapest bus travel time?
The bus time from Prague to Budapest is on average 7 h 5 min  for the 275 miles (444 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Budapest from Prague by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Prague goes to Budapest? What bus station do I come into Budapest from Prague?

When taking a bus from Prague, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Nádraží Veleslavín. When you arrive in Budapest, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the bus station to the city center in Budapest.

Which bus companies can get me from Prague to Budapest?
For the trip from Prague to Budapest you can take a bus with RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Budapest from Prague on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I buy a direct bus from Prague to Budapest?
Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from Prague to Budapest. You can look to travel with Infobus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many bus services are there between Prague and Budapest a day?
On average, there are 2 buses a day from Prague to Budapest. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest bus from Prague to Budapest? What time is the last bus from Prague to Budapest?
You can take the first bus from Prague to Budapest at 5: 40 AM. The last bus from Prague to Budapest that you can take departs at 9: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Prague to Budapest schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Prague and Budapest for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets from Prague to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Prague to Budapest a few months in advance.