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Lausanne-Budapest Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Lausanne to Budapest bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€44.84
Shortest Duration18h 40m
Trips per day9
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Lausanne 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 bus 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, bus 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 bus ticket from Lausanne to Budapest?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €61.30 was the low point for bus fares from Lausanne to Budapest. Buses from Budapest to Lausanne are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €61.30 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 22 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 588 miles (946 kilometers) from Lausanne, VD to Budapest, BU. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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 Lausanne?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Lausanne to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Lausanne to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Lausanne to Budapest?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Lausanne, Canton of Vaud to Budapest, Budapest. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 8 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus822h 36m€59.15
RegioJet Bus123h 15m€78.45

Where does the bus leave from in Lausanne?

Most buses depart from the main station in Lausanne, Canton of Vaud:

  • Rue des Plaines-du-Loup

Where does the bus arrive in Budapest?

Buses arrive in Budapest at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Budapest, Budapest:

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

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