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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Budapest to Prague. Traveling by bus from Budapest to Prague usually takes around 8 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours,

Distance275 mi (442 km)
Shortest duration7h 0m
Cheapest price£13.61
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Budapest to Prague?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Budapest to Prague. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus88h 24m£19.51

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Budapest to Prague during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 275 miles from Budapest to Prague. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours. 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.

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 Prague 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 Budapest?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all coaches from Budapest to Prague, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Budapest to Prague every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Budapest to Prague; ticket prices start at £19.25.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Budapest?

Departure stations

Most coaches depart from the main station in Budapest.

Where does the coach arrive in Prague?

Arrival stations

Coaches arrive in Prague at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Prague:

  • ÚAN Florenc

  • Tomíčkova

  • Zličín

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