Cheap bus tickets from Prague to Budapest

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Cheapest

$26

Average

$26

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 $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
09:30AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$261One-way
Cheapest
11:00PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 changes
$261One-way

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09:30AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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11:00PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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Jan 18
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$289Swiss
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Jan 19
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$294Lufthansa
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Jan 20
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$249Swiss
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Jan 21
$22RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$31ryanair sun
Sat
Jan 22
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
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Jan 23
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
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Jan 24
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$14ryanair sun
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Jan 25
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jan 26
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$209Swiss
Thu
Jan 27
$19RegioJet a.s.
$24Infobus
$179tab
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Jan 28
$22RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$26ryanair sun
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Jan 29
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$177Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jan 30
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$177Lufthansa Cityline
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Jan 31
$19RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$14ryanair sun
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Feb 1
$19RegioJet a.s.
$23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$157Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 2
$19RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$22ryanair sun
Thu
Feb 3
$19RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$157Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Feb 4
$22RegioJet a.s.
$22Flixbus
$30ryanair sun
Sat
Feb 5
$19RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$145Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 6
$19RegioJet a.s.
$20STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$22ryanair sun

Bus times from Prague to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 5 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

444 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Prague for Budapest 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 444 km distance in an average of 7 h 5 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 5 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
09:30AMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 changes
$261One-way
Fastest
11:00PMPraha, ÚAN Florenc7h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 changes
$261One-way

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Overview: Bus from Prague to Budapest

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 50 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 6 h 50 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. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by bus to Budapest from Prague with Student Agency, FlixBus and Leo Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 between Prague and Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Looking for buses between Prague and Budapest? Student Agency is one of the best companies to travel with on the 275 miles (444 km) journey between Prague and Budapest. As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio quickly shows you the latest Student Agency bus schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Prague to Budapest routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Student Agency bus tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for buses between Prague and Budapest, you can quickly see if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a bus. Once you’re ready, book your Prague - Budapest bus now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Student Agency!

Bus information from Prague to Budapest with Student Agency:

  • 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 between Prague and Budapest?

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

Can I enter Hungary from Czechia?

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

Do I need to 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?

All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/10/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Prague to Budapest as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Prague, Czechia from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel from Hungary to Czechia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Prague from Budapest?

Entry into Czechia 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Prague from Budapest.

How much do cheap buses from Prague to Budapest cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Prague to Budapest for as low as $22 (€18)  for the next 7 days.

What is the price of a bus ticket from Prague to Budapest?

The bus price to Budapest from Prague is on average $22 (€19)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Prague to Budapest 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 Prague to Budapest bus duration is on average 6 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 275 miles (444 km) between Prague and Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Prague to Budapest, which bus station in Prague do I depart from and which bus station in Budapest do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Prague, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague, Nádraží Veleslavín and Prague, Nákladové Nádraží Žižkov. 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 bus station in Prague to go to Budapest? Where is the bus station in Budapest located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Prague, Praha, Zličín, is located 6.2 miles (10 km) from the city center of Prague.

The most popular arrival bus station, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), is located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city center of Budapest.

Which bus providers can take me from Prague to Budapest?

If you're looking for buses from Prague to Budapest, you can rely on 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 to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Prague to Budapest route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct bus from Prague to Budapest?

Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from Prague to Budapest with Flixbus, DMD Group or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. 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 purchase your bus ticket.

How many buses are there from Prague to 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.

How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Prague to 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 route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets from Prague to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Prague to Budapest a few months in advance.