There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Bratislava by train, bus, rideshare, 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

Train  •  2 h 26 min

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

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Bratislava 125.8 miles

$10

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 53 min

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

$12 - $21

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 36 min

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

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bratislava 125.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, bus  •  3 h 14 min

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

$98 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bratislava is to rideshare which costs 2 739 Ft and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bratislava is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest and Bratislava is 161 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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The train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st. takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Bratislava via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Bratislava 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest 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
Deutsche Bahn
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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