There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Opatija by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Eurolines HU  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Opatija 675

$56 - $81

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Opatija 940

$31 - $58

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Train Croatian Railways (HŽPP)  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica Adria First Flight
  2. Take the train from Koprivnica to Rijeka

$33 - $51

Train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Rijeka Istria First Water

$32 - $54

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Opatija 323.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Budapest to Ljubljana, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ljubljana (LJU) BUD - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija

$135 - $691

Fly Budapest to Trieste, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Trieste (TRS) BUD - TRS
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija

$107 - $618

Fly Budapest to Klagenfurt, bus  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BUD - KLU
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija

$195 - $731

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija

$181 - $634

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Opatija is to train which costs 9 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Opatija is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Opatija. However, there are services departing from Kálvin tér M and arriving at Opatija via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Opatija is 436 km. The road distance is 517.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Opatija without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 24 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Budapest to Opatija, including transfers.

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Budapest to Opatija bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Opatija is to bus which takes 9 h 24 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 11 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Opatija bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Opatija station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Opatija.
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  • Distance: 272.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 24 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Opatija, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia?

Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Opatija once a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Opatija via Koprivnica, Rijeka, and Rijeka in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Koprivnica
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenföld to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Opatija
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Opatija
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Opatija
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Opatija
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Opatija
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Opatija Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
globtour.com

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