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Bratislava to Budapest bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€6.15
Fastest time2h 20m
Trips per day29
bus carriers4
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bratislava to Budapest cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bratislava to Budapest were €9.59.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bratislava to Budapest is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average €0.97 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Bratislava to Budapest?

The distance between Bratislava and Budapest is approximately 100.34 miles, or 161.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 20 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 Bratislava to Budapest?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bratislava to Budapest by bus is on Saturday. 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.

What bus companies travel from Bratislava to Budapest?

On average there are 29 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Bratislava to Budapest, with an average of 28.45 trips per day and 426.75 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Bratislava to Budapest. Of the 29 trips there are 17 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bratislava to Budapest start at €23.34.

4 carriers offer Bratislava to Budapest bus trips

RegioJet Bus

Book RegioJet Bus from Bratislava to Budapest from €6.68. There are 4.444444 RegioJet Bus schedules from Bratislava to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay €7.98 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Budapest. In Bratislava, RegioJet Bus departs to Budapest from Mlynské nivy 4637/31 and no other station. In Budapest, RegioJet Bus arrives at Vasút u.16. and 1 other station.

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Budapest in 2 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 4.666667 trips per day and you could expect to pay €9.41 for a weekend getaway trip to Budapest.

Avg. Time
2h 34m
Avg. Price
€7.98

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Bratislava to Budapest from €5.98. There are 28.45 FlixBus schedules from Bratislava to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay €11.73 for a FlixBus ticket to Budapest. In Bratislava, FlixBus departs to Budapest from Mlynské nivy 4637/31 and 2 other stations. In Budapest, FlixBus arrives at Üllői út 131 and 1 other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Bratislava to Budapest takes 3 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Budapest in 2 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 33.5625 trips per day and you could expect to pay €11.87 for a weekend getaway trip to Budapest.

Avg. Time
3h 9m
Avg. Price
€11.73

Nomago

Book Nomago from Bratislava to Budapest from €9.99. There are 1.5 Nomago schedules from Bratislava to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay €11.39 for a Nomago ticket to Budapest. In Bratislava, Nomago departs to Budapest from Mlynské nivy 635 and no other station. In Budapest, Nomago arrives at Üllői út 131 and no other station.

An average trip on Nomago from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Budapest in 2 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Nomago offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €10.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Budapest.

Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
€11.39

Slovak Lines

Book Slovak Lines from Bratislava to Budapest from €7.89. There are 3 Slovak Lines schedules from Bratislava to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay €8.08 for a Slovak Lines ticket to Budapest. In Bratislava, Slovak Lines departs to Budapest from Mlynské nivy 635 and no other station. In Budapest, Slovak Lines arrives at Üllői út 131 and no other station.

An average trip on Slovak Lines from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Slovak Lines trip will get you to Budapest in 2 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Slovak Lines offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €8.06 for a weekend getaway trip to Budapest.

Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
€8.08
There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Budapest will depart from these stations in Bratislava:
  • Mlynské nivy 4637/31
  • Most SNP
  • Einsteinova/Viedenska cesta
  • Mlynské nivy 635
Buses arrive in Budapest at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Budapest for trips arriving from Bratislava:
  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér
  • Vasút u.16.
  • Üllői út 131
  • Airport Terminal 2A

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