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Ljubljana - Budapest Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 14 intercity buses per day from Ljubljana to Budapest. Traveling by bus from Ljubljana to Budapest usually takes around 9 hours and 7 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$18.08
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Ljubljana to Budapest?

Bus tickets for a trip from Ljubljana to Budapest cost $40.54 on average. Tickets cheaper than $40.54 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Ljubljana to Budapest is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $35. If you're planning to take the bus from Ljubljana to Budapest during August, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $61. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better 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
FlixBus149h 7m$43.73
  • 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 14 trips from Ljubljana to Budapest, and usually makes the trip in about 9 hours and 7 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 236 miles 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.

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, 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.

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

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Ljubljana to Budapest every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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

Where does the bus arrive in Budapest?

Main arrival station: Airport Terminal 2A

Buses arrive in Budapest at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Budapest:

  • Airport Terminal 2A

  • Üllői út 131

  • Etele tér

  • Mexikói út

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