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Cheapest price€15.77
Fastest time5h 50m
Trips per day31
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How much does a bus ticket from Budapest to Prague cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Budapest to Prague were €19.10.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Budapest to Prague is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average €3.02 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Budapest to Prague?

The distance between Budapest and Prague is approximately 275.05 miles, or 442.54 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Budapest to Prague?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Budapest to Prague by bus is on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Budapest to Prague has the most daily schedules

On average there are 31 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Budapest to Prague, with an average of 28 trips per day and 579 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Budapest to Prague. Of the 31 trips there are 30 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Budapest to Prague starts at €23.10.

2 carriers offer Budapest to Prague bus trips

RegioJet Bus

Book RegioJet Bus from Budapest to Prague from €15.77. There are 7 RegioJet Bus schedules from Budapest to Prague and you can expect on average to pay €22.08 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Prague. In Budapest, RegioJet Bus departs to Prague from Vasút u.16. and 1 other station. In Prague, RegioJet Bus arrives at ÚAN Florenc and 1 other station.

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Budapest to Prague takes 7 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Prague in 5 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay €23.31 for a weekend getaway trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Newspaper/Magazine
Movies
Snacks
Satellite TV
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
7h 58m
Avg. Price
€22.08

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Budapest to Prague from €15.85. There are 28 FlixBus schedules from Budapest to Prague and you can expect on average to pay €22.06 for a FlixBus ticket to Prague. In Budapest, FlixBus departs to Prague from Üllői út 131 and 1 other station. In Prague, FlixBus arrives at ÚAN Florenc and 2 other stations.

An average trip on FlixBus from Budapest to Prague takes 7 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Prague in 5 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 33 trips per day and you could expect to pay €23.80 for a weekend getaway trip to Prague.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
7h 9m
Avg. Price
€22.06
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Budapest. Most bus trips to Prague will depart from:
  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér
  • Vasút u.16.
  • Airport Terminal 2A
Bus trips arrive in Prague at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Prague for trips arriving from Budapest:
  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station
  • Tomíčkova
  • Prague Airport