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Prague to Budapest bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||12h 45m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Prague 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 Prague to Budapest?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $64.11 was the low point for bus fares from Prague to Budapest. Buses from Budapest to Prague are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $64.11 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 12 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 275 miles (442 kilometers) from Prague, to Budapest, BU. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 45 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Budapest 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Budapest, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Prague?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Prague to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Prague to Budapest. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Prague to Budapest; ticket prices start at $26.29.
What bus companies travel from Prague to Budapest?
There is one bus company that operates from Prague to Budapest. FlixBus is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Prague?
Prague, has two bus stations with service to Budapest, Budapest:
- ÚAN Florenc
- Main Railway Station
Where does the bus arrive in Budapest?
All buses from Prague arrive at one main station in Budapest, Budapest:
- Üllői út 131
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