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

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Pecs Ic

$10 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via Szazhalombatta  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Szazhalombatta R
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs Ic

$11 - $17

Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Pécs 1134

$12 - $17

Rideshare  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Pécs 126.1 miles

$13

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Pécs 125.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Pécs without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs .

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

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Budapest to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Pécs train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Déli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Pécs is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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Budapest to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Pécs station.

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Budapest to Pécs train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Pecs station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Pécs.
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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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, Volanbusz operates a bus from Budapest to Pécs every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 10 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

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Pécs is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Budapest to Pécs.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Pécs. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Pécs. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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