There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Pécs by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Ic

$10 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via Szazhalombatta  •  4 h 11 min

  1. R
  2. Ic

$11 - $17

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. 1125 / ...
  2. 1134

$12 - $17

Rideshare  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 126.1 miles

$13

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 125.6 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Pécs, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Pécs once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Pécs via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás, and Szekszárd in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Déli to Pecs
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Déli to Szazhalombatta
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Pécs
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Pécs is 169 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Pécs is to rideshare which costs 3 471 Ft and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Pécs is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 6 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Déli and arriving at Pecs. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Pécs via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Szekszárd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

The train from Budapest-Déli to Pecs takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs once daily.