There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$41 - $57

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Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet

$13 - $15

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260

$16 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest 130.3 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$101 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bratislava letisko and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bratislava Airport (BTS) and Budapest is 156 km. The road distance is 208.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest, including transfers.

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Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bratislava station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Bratislava Airport (BTS), Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
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 Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest is 209 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Bratislava Airport (BTS) to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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