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Budapest to Ljubljana bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$16.85
Shortest Duration5h 50m
Trips per day11
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Budapest to Ljubljana

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Budapest to Ljubljana 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Budapest to Ljubljana?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $32.05 was the low point for bus fares from Budapest to Ljubljana. Buses from Ljubljana to Budapest are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $32.05 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. You should book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $21.72 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 236 miles (381 kilometers) from Budapest to Ljubljana. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 50 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Budapest to Ljubljana for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Budapest?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Budapest to Ljubljana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Budapest to Ljubljana every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Budapest to Ljubljana?

There is one bus company that operates from Budapest to Ljubljana. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus117h 49m$35.78

Where does the bus leave from in Budapest?

Most buses depart from the main station in Budapest, Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér
  • Mexikói út

Where does the bus arrive in Ljubljana?

All buses from Budapest arrive at one main station in Ljubljana, :

  • Bus Station

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