There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest by bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

$18 - $30

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Night train  •  2 h 41 min

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

$8 - $14

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Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 18 min

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

$12 - $15

Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bratislava to Budapest 125.6 miles

$14

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest 125.6 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  3 h 33 min

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

$107 - $302

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Bratislava hlavná stanica and arriving at Budapest-Keleti. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 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 best way to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest, including transfers.

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Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP station.

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Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Bratislava hlavná stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 33 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 hlavná stanica to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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  • Distance: 101.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest via Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP and Vienna, Vienna Erdberg in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
cd.cz
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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.

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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
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bratislava hlavná stanica and Budapest. 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 Bratislava hlavná stanica to Vienna Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h and costs .

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