There are 5 ways to get from Budapest East Station to Bratislava by bus, night train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava 260 / ...

$12 - $21

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Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 12 min

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

$8 - $10

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Night train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$8 - $13

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Budapest East Station to Bratislava 127 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, bus  •  3 h 31 min

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

$100 - $299

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest East Station to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Keleti pályaudvar M and arriving at Bratislava via Astoria M and Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Bratislava hlavná stanica. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Budapest East Station and Bratislava is 164 km. The road distance is 203.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest East Station to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Budapest East Station to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Budapest East Station to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest East Station to Bratislava train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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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 East Station to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava station.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest East Station to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Budapest East Station, Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia?

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest East Station to Bratislava every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest East Station to Bratislava is 203 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Budapest East Station to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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