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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Slovenia by bus, train, rideshare, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Ljubljana 403 / ...

$27 - $46

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Rideshare  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Ljubljana 288.4 miles

$24

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Ljubljana D

$30 - $45

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Ljubljana 289.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Budapest, shuttle  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna Airport to Maribor

$126 - $741

Train, fly to Ljubljana  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU

$142 - $415

Shuttle  •  5h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljana Eurobusways

$66 - $131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Slovenia is to rideshare which costs 6 626 Ft and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Slovenia is to drive which costs 16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Slovenia. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Ljubljana via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Budapest and Slovenia is 395 km. The road distance is 462.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Slovenia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 9m and costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Budapest to Slovenia, including transfers.

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Budapest to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Slovenia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Déli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Slovenia is to bus which takes 7h 9m and costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 8h.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Slovenia.
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  • Distance: 246.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Slovenia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 55m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Budapest to Slovenia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Budapest to Slovenia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Slovenia is 463 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Budapest to Slovenia.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Slovenia. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Slovenia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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