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Prague to Budapest coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$17.43
Shortest Duration5h 56m
Trips per day44
Coach lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get from Prague to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get to Budapest from Prague is by bus. Bus tickets average $20.72, but can be found for a low as $15.16. Train tickets cost around $30 each, and direct flights can cost anywhere from $55 to $150.

The fastest way to get to Budapest is via plane, with direct flights as quick a 1 hour and 10 minutes. The second fastest option is bus, with an average travel time of 7 hours and 30 minutes. The slowest way to get there is by train, with travel times ranging from 7 hours and 50 minutes to 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Is there a direct bus from Prague to Budapest?

There are many direct buses from Prague to Budapest. Bus carriers such as FlixBus and Arda Tur provide direct routes in as fast as 6 hours.

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.

How much is a coach ticket from Prague to Budapest?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$20.71 was the low point for coach fares from Prague to Budapest. Coaches from Budapest to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$20.71 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 30 minutes to cover the 275 miles (442 kilometers) from Prague to Budapest. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Budapest. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Prague?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 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 44 scheduled coaches that travel from Prague to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 33 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 US$25.98.

What coach companies travel from Prague to Budapest?

There is one coach company that operates from Prague to Budapest. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus447h 31mUS$21.66

Where does the coach leave from in Prague?

Coaches to Budapest leave from multiple locations in Prague,, These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

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

Where does the coach arrive in Budapest?

Coaches arrive in Budapest at 3 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

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