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Journey Information

There are 32 intercity coaches per day from Warsaw to Budapest. Traveling by coach from Warsaw to Budapest usually takes around 14 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 11 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance338 mi (545 km)
Shortest duration11h 15m
Cheapest price£15.12
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Warsaw to Budapest?

The average price for a coach ticket to Budapest is £33.29, If your search turns up options priced lower than £33.29 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Warsaw to Budapest in June, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £44 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Warsaw to Budapest?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Warsaw to Budapest. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus3214h 23m£43.96
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    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 32 trips from Warsaw to Budapest, and usually makes the trip in about 14 hours and 23 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Warsaw to Budapest 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 from Warsaw to Budapest?

The coach takes an average of 14 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 338 miles from Warsaw to Budapest. However, the fastest coach 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 coach 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?

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, 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 Warsaw?

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

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 32 scheduled coaches that travel from Warsaw to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Warsaw

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.

Budapest

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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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Warsaw?

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Main departure station: Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

Coaches to Budapest leave from 4 stations in Warsaw.

All coach stations in Warsaw:

  • Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

  • Chopina

  • ul. Kasprowicza 145

  • Włościańska 39

Where does the coach arrive in Budapest?

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Main arrival station: Üllői út 131

The station at Üllői út 131 is Budapest's centre of intercity coach 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.

Coach stations in Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131

  • Etele tér

  • Airport Terminal 2A

  • Mexikói út

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