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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Letenye

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Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Murakeresztur

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Budapest Airport to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prelog

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog

Fly to Zagreb, bus

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG)
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prelog

Fly to Graz, bus

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take the bus from Maribor bus station to Čakovec bus station

Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog by night bus and bus

The journey time between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Prelog is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 487 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by FlixBus, Croatia Bus and Vincek Autobusi ltd., the Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog service departs from Budapest Airport and arrives in Prelog. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
9h 21m Average Duration
221 kn Cheapest Price
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International entry into Croatia from Hungary

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Hungary

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prelog is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prelog is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prelog is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, returning to Hungary from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog is to bus which costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog is to drive which costs 19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog. However, there are services departing from Budapest Airport and arriving at Prelog via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Prelog is 235 km. The road distance is 275.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 9h 21m and costs 12 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog, including transfers.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Airport station.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog is to bus which takes 5h 8m and costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 5h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Prelog station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog.
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  • Distance: 235.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary and Prelog, Croatia?

Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Letenye once a week. Tickets cost 70 kn - 95 kn and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Murakeresztur once daily. Tickets cost 75 kn - 90 kn and the journey takes 3h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 7.500 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
270 kn - 1.800 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.400 kn
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 5.500 kn
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 7.000 kn
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Budapest Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 180 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maribor bus station to Čakovec bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Prelog
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 95 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Prelog
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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vincek.getbybus.com
Bus from Maribor to Čakovec - Autobusni Kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Book at
flixbus.hr

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog is 275 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Prelog.

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Ryanair, LOT, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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