There are 3 ways to get from Budapest to Pécs by bus, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Szekszárd 1125 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szekszárd to Pécs 1134

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Pécs 126.1 miles


Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Pécs 125.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Pécs is to rideshare which costs 3 527 Ft and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Pécs is to drive which costs 6 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Kálvin tér M and arriving at Pécs via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Szekszárd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Pécs is 169 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Pécs without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 3 300 Ft - 4 800 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Budapest to Pécs, including transfers.

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Budapest to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás station.

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Budapest to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Pécs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Pécs is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Budapest to Pécs.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Pécs. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Pécs, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Pécs via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás, and Szekszárd in around 4 h 53 min.

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A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Budapest to Pécs
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2 h 55 min
Twice daily
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Pécs. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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