There are 7 ways to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

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

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Night train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the night train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest-Nyugati Metropol

$8 - $13

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 912 / ...

$14 - $43

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj

$12 - $15

Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bratislava to Budapest 125.6 miles

$15

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest 125.6 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$107 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest is to night train which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Bratislava hlavná stanica and Budapest is 162 km. The road distance is 200.9 km.

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The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Vienna Airport and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Bratislava hlavná stanica, Slovakia and Budapest, Hungary?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest via Bratislava, Most SNP, Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf., Vienna Airport, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 4 h 58 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
47 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Wien Flughafen Schwechat to Budapest Népliget aut.áll.
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bratislava to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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