Bus Paris - Budapest prices from $50.25

Start From
$50.25

Paris to Budapest by bus

The journey from Paris to Budapest by bus is 774 mi and takes 25 hr 46 min. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Paris to Budapest by bus for as little as $50.25 or as much as $614.77. The best price for this journey is $50.25.

Lowest Price$50.25
Journey Duration25 hr 46 min
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price$50.25
Highest Price$614.77
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance774 mi
DepartureParis
ArrivalBudapest
CarriersUnion Ivkoni, TGV inOuiMore

Paris to Budapest Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

Get from Paris to Budapest with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Paris to Budapest. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Paris to Budapest cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Paris to Budapest cost $50.25. On average, you can expect to spend around $115.69 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Paris to Budapest.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Paris to Budapest. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
On average, a bus ticket from Paris to Budapest will cost you $115.69. 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 Paris to Budapest by bus?

The distance between Paris to Budapest is approximately 774 mi. In general, it will take you about 25 hr 46 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 between Paris and Budapest by bus usually takes 25 hr 46 min to cover a distance of 774 mi. The shortest journey from Paris to Budapest will take you 16 hr 48 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 Budapest 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 times a day do departures from Paris leave for Budapest?

On average, there are 20 daily departures from Paris 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 4 departures from Paris which travel directly to Budapest. There are 16 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Paris to Budapest. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Paris to Budapest

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Paris 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 Paris 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.

Show tickets by
Best time to book Paris to Budapest travel

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 $65.28 to $106.60 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 39% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Paris to Budapest

The cheapest Paris - Budapest bus tickets can be found for as low as $63.61 if you’re lucky, or $74.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $96.26.

Find the best day to travel to Budapest by bus

When travelling to Budapest 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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride 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.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Paris to Budapest

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO, RegioJet and TGV inOui when traveling from Paris to Budapest.

Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

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.
wifi WiFi
quiet_zone Quiet zone
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
wifi WiFi
quiet_zone Quiet zone
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
wifi WiFi
quiet_zone Quiet zone
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

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

wifi WiFi open icon close icon
You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
wifi WiFi open icon close icon
Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
quiet_zone Quiet zone open icon close icon
Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
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.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
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.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
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.
wifi WiFi open icon close icon
On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
quiet_zone Quiet zone open icon close icon
With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board Union Ivkoni, TGV inOui and OUIGO from Paris to Budapest
Compare services on board when travelling from Paris to Budapest by bus.
Facilities Union Ivkoni TGV inOui OUIGO RegioJet BlaBlaCar Bus FlixBus
wifi WiFi check check check check check check
power_sockets Power sockets check check check check check check
luggage Luggage check check check check check check
air_con Air conditioning check check cross check check check
quiet_zone Quiet zone cross check cross check cross cross
accessibility Accessibility cross check cross check cross cross
food_and_drink Food and drink cross check check check cross check
bicycle Bicycle cross check cross check cross cross
sleeper_couchette Sleeper cross check cross cross cross cross

Paris to Budapest CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
87.19kg
Bus
93.42kg
Flight
249.13kg
Car
199.3kg

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Budapest?
A bus ticket from Paris to Budapest is $115.69. 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 $50.25.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Paris to Budapest?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Paris to Budapest is $50.25. 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 Paris and Budapest by bus?
Paris to Budapest is 774 mi.
How long does the bus between Paris and Budapest take?
Paris to Budapest is on average 25 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 16 hr 48 min.
Which companies operate from Paris to Budapest?
The bus journey from Paris to Budapest is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Union Ivkoni, TGV inOui, OUIGO, RegioJet, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Paris to Budapest?
Paris to Budapest has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Paris to Budapest leave?
The earliest bus from Paris to Budapest departs at 12:30 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 Paris to Budapest depart?
The latest bus from Paris to Budapest 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 Paris 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 $50.25 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.
From which stations can I leave from Paris to Budapest?
There are 8 station(s) that you can depart from Paris to go to Budapest. You can go from Gare Vaugirard, Paris Orly Airport, Paris La Défense, Paris Porte Maillot, Paris Cdg Airport, Paris Gare du Nord, Tillé Aeroport and Paris Gare de Lyon and you can arrive at Budapest-Kelenföld, Budapest Népliget, Budapest Airport, Keleti Pályaudvar, Budapest Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest Clark Ádám Tér, Budapest-Deli pu and Budapest Deli.
How many direct connections depart from Paris to Budapest?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Paris to go to Budapest.
What's the fastest journey time between Paris to Budapest by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Paris and Budapest is 16 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct bus from Paris to Budapest?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Paris and Budapest.
What are the CO2 emissions for Paris to Budapest by bus?
The bus journey from Paris to Budapest creates 93.42kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Paris

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Paris

International routes from Paris and nearby areas

Other destinations from Paris

Main routes to Budapest

Related routes

Other popular routes