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Bratislava to Budapest by bus

The journey from Bratislava to Budapest by bus is 100.41 mi and takes 4 hr 32 min. There are 50 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:04 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Bratislava to Budapest by bus for as little as $8.11 or as much as $49.87. The best price for this journey is $8.11.

Lowest Price$8.11
Journey Duration4 hr 32 min
Connection per Day50
Lowest Price$8.11
Highest Price$49.87
First Departure12:04 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance100.41 mi
DepartureBratislava
ArrivalBudapest
CarriersFlixBus CZ s.r.o., FlixBus DACH GmbHMore

Bratislava to Budapest Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest?

The prices for bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest will cost $8.11. The average bus ticket price is approximately $19.40. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Bratislava to Budapest will cost you $19.40. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Bratislava to Budapest by bus?

The distance between Bratislava to Budapest is approximately 100.41 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 32 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Bratislava to Budapest covers a distance of 100.41 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hr 32 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hr 20 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bratislava to Budapest faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many daily journeys are there from Bratislava to Budapest?

On average, there are 50 daily departures from Bratislava to Budapest. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 29 departures from Bratislava which travel directly to Budapest. There are 21 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bratislava to Budapest. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bratislava to Budapest.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bratislava to Budapest, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bratislava to Budapest.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $8.11 to $11.58 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 30% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest

The cheapest Bratislava - Budapest bus tickets can be found for as low as $8.94 if you’re lucky, or $10.16 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $11.96.

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

Ticket types and facilities from Bratislava to Budapest

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet when traveling from Bratislava to Budapest.

Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
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Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
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Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
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Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
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Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
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Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
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Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
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Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
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Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
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All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
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RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
Services on board RegioJet and FlixBus from Bratislava to Budapest
Compare services on board when travelling from Bratislava to Budapest by bus.
Facilities RegioJet FlixBus
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wifi WiFi check check
power_sockets Power sockets check check
luggage Luggage check check
accessibility Accessibility check cross
food_and_drink Food and drink check check
air_con Air conditioning check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross

Bratislava to Budapest CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
11.31kg
Bus
12.12kg
Flight
32.32kg
Car
25.86kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bratislava to Budapest?
A bus ticket from Bratislava to Budapest is $19.40. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.11.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bratislava to Budapest?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bratislava to Budapest is $8.11. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bratislava and Budapest by bus?
Bratislava to Budapest is 100.41 mi.
How long does the bus between Bratislava and Budapest take?
Bratislava to Budapest is on average 4 hr 32 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Bratislava to Budapest?
The bus journey from Bratislava to Budapest is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus CZ s.r.o., FlixBus DACH GmbH, FlixBus RO SRL, FlixBus Polska sp. z.o.o., RegioJet and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Bratislava to Budapest?
Bratislava to Budapest has 50 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bratislava to Budapest leave?
The earliest bus from Bratislava to Budapest departs at 12:04 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bratislava to Budapest depart?
The latest bus from Bratislava to Budapest departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bratislava to Budapest in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $8.11 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bratislava to Budapest?
There are on average 29 direct connection(s) from Bratislava to go to Budapest.
What's the fastest journey time between Bratislava to Budapest by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bratislava and Budapest is 2 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bratislava to Budapest?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bratislava and Budapest.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bratislava to Budapest by bus?
The bus journey from Bratislava to Budapest creates 12.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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