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Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Zagreb to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixBus
06:10AM5h10
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
11:20AMBudapest
$521One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:59PM5h21
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
05:20AMBudapest
$521One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
07:30AM5h16
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:46PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$561One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
07:30AM4h50
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:20PMBudapest
$561One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
07:30AM5h50
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
01:20PMBudapest
$561One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Zagreb to Budapest

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
FlixBus
06:10AM5h10
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
11:20AMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:10AM4h40
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM5h16
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:46PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM4h50
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
12:20PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM5h50
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
01:20PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:00AM4h05
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
01:05PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:00AM4h30
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
01:30PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:45AM4h15
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
03:00PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:45AM4h40
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
03:25PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:00PM4h30
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
06:30PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:00PM4h05
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
06:05PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:00PM4h20
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
08:20PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:00PM4h45
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
08:45PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:30PM4h40
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
11:10PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:30PM4h15
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
10:45PMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:59PM5h47
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
05:46AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:59PM6h21
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
06:20AMBudapest
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:59PM5h21
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
05:20AMBudapest
0 transfers

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Bus times from Zagreb to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 51 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

299 km

Of the 18 buses that leave Zagreb for Budapest every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
09:00AM4h05
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
01:05PMBudapest
$711One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
02:00PM4h05
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
06:05PMBudapest
$771One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
10:45AM4h15
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
03:00PMBudapest
$711One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
06:30PM4h15
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
10:45PMBudapest
$691One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:00PM4h20
Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
08:20PMBudapest
$691One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Zagreb to Budapest

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesFlixBus, Nomago or Infobus

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest cover the 185 miles (299 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, Nomago or Infobus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Zagreb, Bus Station and arrive in Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér.

Bus companies: FlixBus, Nomago and Infobus from Zagreb to Budapest

Travel between Zagreb and Budapest from $23 (€20) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus, Nomago and Infobus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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.

Zagreb to Budapest bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • FlixBus frequency: 3 a day

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest

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

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Zagreb to Budapest Bus Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€29

1 Day in Advance

€29

1 Week in Advance

€23

2 Weeks in Advance

€19

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 h to arrive in Budapest.

  • autobus Most Zagreb to Budapest buses are run by Flixbus.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Zagreb's Autobusni Kolodvor bus station and arrive at Budapest's Nepliget 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 21% 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 42% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Zagreb

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest normally depart from Zagreb's Autobusni Kolodvor bus terminal, which is located along Avenija Marina Držića. It is the largest bus station in Croatia and is a major hub for local and international travel. Trams, including route number 6, provide services between Zagreb's town center and the station. For those arriving by train, catch trams 2, 3 or 6 just outside Zagreb train station – the journey to the bus station takes approximately 10 minutes. There is a large parking lot in the northern area of the station, which is ideal for those arriving by car or taxi.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

Budapest is a vibrant city that is located on both sides of the Danube River. While here, visitors can go for a dip in one of the city’s natural thermal spas, savour aromatic coffee from a traditional coffee house, and visit sites of historical interest, such as the neo-Gothic Parliament building, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Vajdahunyad Budapest. Buses from Zagreb to Budapest usually arrive at Budapest Nepliget Hst 5. This bus stop is situated opposite the Nepliget metro station (blue line M3), which is 10 minutes from the city center. Bus number 254E and tram route 1 also provide onward travel to the center.

FAQs: Bus from Zagreb to Budapest

FAQs: Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Zagreb to Budapest.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Zagreb to Budapest can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Zagreb to Budapest is $34 (€30); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Zagreb to Budapest is 4 h 5 min   to travel the 185 mile (299 km) long trip, with around there are 3 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 6: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 10: 59 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day from Zagreb to Budapest with FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Zagreb to Budapest bus with FlixBus, Nomago or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip to Budapest from Zagreb as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Zagreb, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Zagreb, Bus Station, Zagreb, Remetinečki Gaj and Zagreb, Train Station. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in bus stations like Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér, Budapest, Liszt Ferenc International Airport (Terminal 2) and Budapest, Népliget Autóbusz-Pályaudvar.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Zagreb, Bus Station, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér, located 11.3 miles (18.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Budapest from Zagreb is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Zagreb to Budapest is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Zagreb and Budapest including taking a bus, train or flight.

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