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Prague to Budapest by bus

The journey from Prague to Budapest by bus is 276.32 mi and takes 7 hr 53 min. There are 65 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:50 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Prague to Budapest by bus for as little as $20.42 or as much as $75.12. The best price for this journey is $20.42.

Lowest Price$20.42
Journey Duration7 hr 53 min
Connection per Day65
Lowest Price$20.42
Highest Price$75.12
First Departure12:50 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance276.32 mi
DeparturePrague
ArrivalBudapest
CarriersRegioJet, Arda TurMore

Prague to Budapest Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Prague to Budapest?

The cheapest bus tickets from Prague to Budapest cost $20.42. On average, you can expect to spend around $32.47 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 Prague to Budapest.
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On average, a bus ticket from Prague to Budapest will cost you $32.47. 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 Prague to Budapest by bus?

The distance between Prague to Budapest is approximately 276.32 mi. In general, it will take you about 7 hr 53 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. In order to get from Prague to Budapest faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Prague and Budapest will complete the journey in 5 hr 45 min.On average, it will take you about 7 hr 53 min to travel the 276.32 mi between Prague and Budapest.

How many journeys from Prague to Budapest take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Prague to Budapest 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 65 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 Prague to Budapest. 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 Prague to Budapest varies, but in general, you can expect to find 48 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 17 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Prague 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 Prague to Budapest
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Prague to Budapest.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Prague 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 Prague 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 $20.42 to $29.67 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 31% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Prague to Budapest

The cheapest Prague - Budapest bus tickets can be found for as low as $16.08 if you’re lucky, or $19.48 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $22.18.

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.

Arda Tur is a Turkish bus company that operates intercity and international bus services. The company was founded in 1998 and has since grown to become one of the leading bus operators in Turkey. Arda Tur operates a modern fleet of buses that are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seats, and onboard entertainment systems. The company's routes cover major cities in Turkey, as well as international destinations in Europe and the Middle East. Arda Tur is known for its reliable service, affordable fares, and commitment to passenger safety. The company also offers online booking and ticketing services, making it easy for passengers to plan their journeys.

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 Prague to Budapest

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet when traveling from Prague 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, Arda Tur and FlixBus from Prague to Budapest
Compare services on board when travelling from Prague to Budapest by bus.
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Prague to Budapest CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
31.13kg
Bus
33.35kg
Flight
88.94kg
Car
71.15kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Prague to Budapest?
A bus ticket from Prague to Budapest is $32.47. 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 $20.42.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Prague to Budapest?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Prague to Budapest is $20.42. 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 Prague and Budapest by bus?
Prague to Budapest is 276.32 mi.
How long does the bus between Prague and Budapest take?
Prague to Budapest is on average 7 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Prague to Budapest?
The bus journey from Prague to Budapest is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: RegioJet, Arda Tur, Express Busline EU, Express Busline and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Prague to Budapest?
Prague to Budapest has 65 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Prague to Budapest leave?
The earliest bus from Prague to Budapest departs at 12:50 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 Prague to Budapest depart?
The latest bus from Prague 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 Prague 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 $20.42 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 Prague to Budapest?
There are 9 station(s) that you can depart from Prague to go to Budapest. You can go from Praha Nádraží Holešovice, Praha Letiště BUS, Praha Cerny Most , Praha ÚAN Florenc, Praha Libeň, Praha Namesti Republiky , Praha Zličín, Praha-Vysočany nádraží and Praha Hlavní Nádraží and you can arrive at Budapest Airport, Budapest-Deli pu, Budapest Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest Clark Ádám Tér, Budapest Deli, Budapest Népliget, Keleti Pályaudvar and Budapest-Kelenföld.
How many direct connections depart from Prague to Budapest?
There are on average 48 direct connection(s) from Prague to go to Budapest.
What's the fastest journey time between Prague to Budapest by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Prague and Budapest is 5 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Prague to Budapest?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Prague and Budapest.
What are the CO2 emissions for Prague to Budapest by bus?
The bus journey from Prague to Budapest creates 33.35kg of CO2 emissions.

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