You can get from Budapest to Bratislava 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 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $16 (€13) • 2 h 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.|
Travel 100 miles (161 km) by bus or train to Bratislava from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Bratislava.
Though situated in different countries, these two cities only 200 km apart and relatively simple to get between. The links between the two cities by rail and by bus are fairly frequent and mostly feature direct routes. Trains are not much faster than the bus service, and more expensive. While flights are possible, there are no direct flights available with all flights requiring a change in Prague, which makes traveling by plane a longer, as well as a more expensive, option. For both speed and value the bus is the most efficient method of transport between the two points. The direct bus takes just less than 3 hours.
Bus services traveling from Budapest to Bratislava are fairly frequent, operating from 06.64 am to 23.30 pm from Budapest Nepiget at 131 Üllői Street. There are quite a number of different bus companies providing this service, Regiojet is the cheapest at £7.92, with Orange Ways the fastest at just 2h 45m. Slovak Lines Express and Metro Plus operate a direct through service, and Flixbus operates a service requiring one change. The main bus station in Bratislava is Mlynske Nivy in Ruzinov district.
Eurocity Trains offer a direct service traveling from Budapest to Bratislava on a regular basis throughout the day, with trains approximately every two hours. The journey takes around 2h 40 m and costs from £5.95 to £13.88 depending on discounts and whether it is a one way or return. Trains leave from Budapest Keleti station, starting at 5.25am and with the last direct train setting off at 17.25 pm. They arrive at Bratislava - hlavná.
Travel from Budapest, Hungary to Bratislava, Slovakia is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
The government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Budapest to Bratislava closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Slovakia is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.
Requirements for reentering Hungary:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 9/14/21. 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 Budapest from Bratislava.
There are 2 ways to get from Budapest to Bratislava: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bratislava is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Bratislava:
A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $16 (€13) from Budapest to Bratislava.
The quickest way to travel from Budapest to Bratislava is by train, which takes on average 2 h 23 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 55 min.
You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km) between Budapest and Bratislava.
The average frequency per day from Budapest to Bratislava is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Budapest and Bratislava as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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