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Prague-Budapest Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Prague to Budapest coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£14.54
Shortest Duration5h 56m
Trips per day26
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an overnight bus from Prague to Budapest?

Both RegioJet and Flixbus provide overnight buses to Budapest from Prague. RegioJet buses depart at 11:00 p.m. and arrive in Budapest at 6:15 a.m. Flixbus departs Prague as late as 11:59 p.m. and arrives at 6:05 a.m.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Prague to Budapest right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Prague to Budapest?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £15.90 was the low point for coach fares from Prague to Budapest. Coaches from Budapest to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £15.90 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 7 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 275 miles (442 kilometers) from Prague, to Budapest, BU. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 56 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Budapest at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Prague?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Prague to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 26 scheduled coaches that travel from Prague to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 15 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Prague to Budapest; ticket prices start at £20.38.

What coach companies travel from Prague to Budapest?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Prague, to Budapest, Budapest. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 26 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus267h 55m£17.66
RegioJet Bus47h 43m£19.95

Where does the coach leave from in Prague?

Coaches to Budapest leave from multiple locations in Prague,, These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • ÚAN Florenc
  • Main Railway Station
  • Zličín
  • Praha hl.n.
  • Kurta Konráda 495/8
  • Tomíčkova
  • Prague Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Budapest?

Coaches arrive in Budapest at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Budapest, Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér
  • Mexikói út
  • Vasút u.16.

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