There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Bansko by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus EAAA  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$40 - $56

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Sofia, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sofia (SOF) BUD - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$39 - $284

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia N982
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$52 - $91

Train, drive  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Veles AVE
  3. Take the train from Veles to Kocani
  4. Drive from Vinica to Bansko

$56 - $167

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bansko 568 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Budapest to Thessaloniki, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BUD - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad

$96 - $418

Bus to Vienna, fly to Sofia, bus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF) VIE - SOF
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$78 - $259

Fly Budapest to Skopje, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Skopje (SKP) BUD - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Bansko

$88 - $426

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Bansko, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Bansko via Sofia in around 14 h 56 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Bansko
Website
bansko.net
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
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 Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Bansko is 721 km. The road distance is 909 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bansko is to bus which costs 10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 14 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bansko is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 53 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Bansko via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to get from Budapest to Bansko, including transfers.