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There are 52 intercity buses per day from Warsaw to Budapest. Traveling by bus from Warsaw to Budapest usually takes around 14 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 15 minutes.
|Distance||338 mi (545 km)|
|Shortest duration||11h 15m|
|Trips per day||9|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Warsaw to Budapest?
$56.24 is the average price of a bus ticket from Warsaw to Budapest. Any tickets cheaper than $56.24 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
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What bus companies travel from Warsaw to Budapest?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Warsaw to Budapest. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 52 trips from Warsaw to Budapest, and usually makes the trip in about 14 hours and 59 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
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The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 545 kilometers from Warsaw to Budapest. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 15 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.
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Warsaw to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
A historic city with a rich cultural heritage, Warsaw is a famous destination for culturally-inclined tourists. One of the city’s most popular attractions is the Old Town quarter, which has been recognized as a World Heritage Site. Filled with rebuilt buildings that mimic 14th-century houses, the area offers an interesting look into the city’s past. It also houses plenty of restaurants, cafés, and shops, so don’t hesitate to check these places out. For those interested in the history of the Jewish people in Poland, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews boasts eye-opening exhibitions. For nature-lovers, don’t miss out on the Łazienki Królewskie Museum, which features various gardens for you to explore.
The city is considered the best destination in Poland for foodies. Some famous local favorites include Stolica and Restauracja Polska Różana, both of which offer amazing Polish dishes. For a more affordable option, Prasowy is a good choice.
Warszawa Centralna is the main trail station in the city. The main bus station is located right outside the Warszawa Zachodnia train station at al. Jerozolimskie 144. For air services, the city is served by the Warsaw Chopin Airport, 6.1 miles from the city, and the Warsaw-Modlin Airport, 22 miles north of it.
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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.
Where does the bus leave from in Warsaw?
Main departure station: Aleje Jerozolimskie 144
Buses to Budapest leave from 4 stations in Warsaw.
All bus stations in Warsaw:
Aleje Jerozolimskie 144
ul. Kasprowicza 145
Where does the bus arrive in Budapest?
Main arrival station: Üllői út 131
The station at Üllői út 131 is Budapest's center of intercity bus transport, plus a hub for local bus and subway services that run through the Népliget station. The station itself is large and spacious, so you can expect to find public restrooms as well as a comfortable waiting area with seats. The station's location is slightly south of Budapest's inner city, but there are still many cafes and hotels in the area since the immense People's Park and the MVM Dome are on either side of the station. Many of Budapest's local buses stop here, along with intercity service on lines including FlixBus and Slovak Lines.
Bus stations in Budapest:
Üllői út 131
Airport Terminal 2A
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