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

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Fly, bus  •  1 h 47 min

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

$97 - $293

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Bus RegioJet  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet / ...

$8 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$33 - $48

Bus Eurolines HU  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Bratislava Mlynské nivy 300 / ...

$10 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava 145.2 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava is to bus which costs 2 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 26 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Bratislava is 180 km. The road distance is 232.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 2 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 station.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 2 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 4 h 12 min.

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

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 112.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bratislava Mlynské nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava is 232 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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