You can get from Bratislava to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||100 miles (161 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$10 - $16|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.|
Take a bus or train to travel 100 miles (161 km) to Budapest from Bratislava. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this journey, with tickets costing about $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Bratislava to Budapest.
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There are various travel connections between Bratislava, the Slovakian capital and Budapest, the capital of Hungary. These two major cities are actually just 200 km apart, making getting from one to the other a fairly simple journey. There are however no direct flights between Bratislava and Budapest and the close proximity of these two capital cities makes it far easier to take a train or a bus, which are also cheaper and faster options. Trains depart from Bratislava central station, Bratislava Hlavná Stanica and buses from the Central Coach Terminal, Autobusová Stanica
Buses to Budapest depart from the Central Coach Terminal, Autobusová Stanica, which is located in the eastern part of the city at Mlysnke Nivy. The coach terminal can be reached via trolley bus from the central train station or the city center. Journey time via coach or bus is around three hours. Operators include Orangeways who operate two journeys per day, Eurolines who offer one daily morning service and Regiojet who operate six services per day. Buses arrive at Budapest Népliget Bus Station, the main terminus for international buses which is found in the southwest of the city center.
Train travel to Budapest from Bratislava is straightforward and is provided by Eurocity. Journey times between the two cities is 2.75 hours. Trains depart from Bratislava Hlavná Stanica (Central Station) six times per day and stop at two of the major rail stations in Budapest, Keleti pályaudvar (Budapest East) and Nyugati pályaudvar (Budapest West).
International travel from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/17/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Bratislava to Budapest.
Return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Slovakia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Requirements for reentering Slovakia:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Slovakia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia was last verified on 10/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Bratislava from Budapest.
There are 2 ways to travel from Bratislava to Budapest including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Bratislava is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).
This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:
Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $16 (€13) for this trip.
The fastest way from Bratislava to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.
There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 50 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 23 min on average.
The distance is approximately 100 miles (161 km) from Bratislava to Budapest.
The average frequency per day from Bratislava to Budapest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bratislava and Budapest as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bratislava to Budapest:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Bratislava to Budapest with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bratislava and Budapest.
When planning your trip from Bratislava to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Bratislava to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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