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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Ljubljana to Budapest. Traveling by bus from Ljubljana to Budapest usually takes around 8 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance236 mi (381 km)
Shortest duration5h 55m
Cheapest price€18.37
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Ljubljana to Budapest?

The average price for a bus ticket to Budapest is €34.86, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Ljubljana. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ljubljana to Budapest in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €52 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 bus companies travel from Ljubljana to Budapest?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ljubljana to Budapest. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus118h 54m€40.29
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 11 trips from Ljubljana to Budapest, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 54 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 bus from Ljubljana to Budapest during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Ljubljana to Budapest?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 381 kilometers from Ljubljana to Budapest. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. 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 bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday 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 bus 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 buses leave Ljubljana?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from Ljubljana to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Ljubljana to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

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 bus leave from in Ljubljana?

Main departure station: Bus Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Ljubljana.

All bus stations in Ljubljana:

  • Bus Station

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