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Budapest to Frankfurt by bus

The journey from Budapest to Frankfurt by bus is 504.79 mi and takes 18 hr 16 min. There are 60 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:25 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Budapest to Frankfurt by bus for as little as $36.36 or as much as $192.09. The best price for this journey is $36.36.

Lowest Price$36.36
Journey Duration18 hr 16 min
Connection per Day60
Lowest Price$36.36
Highest Price$192.09
First Departure12:25 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance504.79 mi
DepartureBudapest
ArrivalFrankfurt
CarriersKarat - S, RegioJetMore

Budapest to Frankfurt Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Budapest to Frankfurt by bus?

When you're traveling from Budapest to Frankfurt, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $64.58. You might be able to find prices as low as $36.36, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a bus ticket from Budapest to Frankfurt will cost you $64.58. 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 does the journey from Budapest to Frankfurt take by bus?

With a distance of 504.79 mi between Budapest and Frankfurt, it will usually take 18 hr 16 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 18 hr 16 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Budapest and Frankfurt by bus usually takes 18 hr 16 min to cover a distance of 504.79 mi. The shortest journey from Budapest to Frankfurt will take you 13 hr 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Frankfurt quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Budapest to Frankfurt are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Budapest to Frankfurt can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 60 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Budapest to Frankfurt. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Budapest to Frankfurt varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 56 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Budapest to Frankfurt. 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 Budapest to Frankfurt
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Budapest to Frankfurt.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Budapest to Frankfurt, 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 Budapest to Frankfurt.

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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

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 $40.05 to $70.21 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 43% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Frankfurt

The cheapest Budapest - Frankfurt bus tickets can be found for as low as $45.71 if you’re lucky, or $53.97 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $63.06.

Find the best day to travel to Frankfurt by bus

When travelling to Frankfurt by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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 Budapest to Frankfurt

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

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 Karat - S, RegioJet and FlixBus from Budapest to Frankfurt
Compare services on board when travelling from Budapest to Frankfurt by bus.
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Budapest to Frankfurt CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
56.87kg
Bus
60.93kg
Flight
162.48kg
Car
129.98kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Budapest to Frankfurt?
A bus ticket from Budapest to Frankfurt is $64.58. 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 $36.36.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Budapest to Frankfurt?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Budapest to Frankfurt is $36.36. 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 Budapest and Frankfurt by bus?
Budapest to Frankfurt is 504.79 mi.
How long does the bus between Budapest and Frankfurt take?
Budapest to Frankfurt is on average 18 hr 16 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 13 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Budapest to Frankfurt?
The bus journey from Budapest to Frankfurt is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Karat - S, RegioJet, FlixBus and FlixTrain.
How many bus connections per day go from Budapest to Frankfurt?
Budapest to Frankfurt has 60 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Budapest to Frankfurt leave?
The earliest bus from Budapest to Frankfurt departs at 12:25 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 Budapest to Frankfurt depart?
The latest bus from Budapest to Frankfurt departs at 11:59 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 Budapest to Frankfurt 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 $36.36 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 Budapest to Frankfurt?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Budapest to go to Frankfurt.
What's the fastest journey time between Budapest to Frankfurt by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Budapest and Frankfurt is 13 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Budapest to Frankfurt?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Budapest and Frankfurt.
What are the CO2 emissions for Budapest to Frankfurt by bus?
The bus journey from Budapest to Frankfurt creates 60.93kg of CO2 emissions.

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