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Budapest to Bratislava bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 20m|
|Trips per day||6|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Budapest to Bratislava 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 Budapest to Bratislava?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $9.46 was the low point for bus fares from Budapest to Bratislava. Buses from Bratislava to Budapest are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $9.46 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 2 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Budapest, BU to Bratislava, BL. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Bratislava. 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Budapest?
The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Budapest to Bratislava, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Budapest to Bratislava every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Budapest to Bratislavský kraj without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Budapest to Bratislava; ticket prices start at $23.40.
What bus companies travel from Budapest to Bratislava?
There is one bus company that operates from Budapest to Bratislava. 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.
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Where does the bus leave from in Budapest?
Budapest, Budapest has two bus stations with service to Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj:
- Üllői út 131
- Etele tér
Where does the bus arrive in Bratislava?
All buses from Budapest arrive at one main station in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj:
- Mlynské nivy 4637/31
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