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Buses from Leuven to Budapest

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Leuven - Budapest Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Leuven to Budapest. Traveling by bus from Leuven to Budapest usually takes around 25 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 25 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance687 mi (1106 km)
Shortest duration25h 5m
Cheapest price$73.74
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Leuven to Budapest?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Leuven to Budapest. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus21d 1h 15m$73.74
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    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Leuven to Budapest from $74. There are 2 FlixBus schedules from Leuven to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Budapest. In Leuven, FlixBus departs to Budapest from Diestsepoort and no other station. In Budapest, FlixBus arrives at Etele tér and 1 other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Leuven to Budapest takes 25 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Budapest in 25 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Budapest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Leuven to Budapest during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 25 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 1106 kilometers from Leuven to Budapest. However, the fastest bus only takes 25 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Leuven to Budapest."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Leuven?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Leuven to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Leuven to Budapest. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Budapest

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As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.

If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.

The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Leuven?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Leuven.

All bus stations in Leuven:

  • Diestsepoort

Where does the bus arrive in Budapest?

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Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Budapest.

Bus stations in Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131

  • Etele tér

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