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

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  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ljubljana 987
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Piran

$45 - $71

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 51 min

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

$34 - $52

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Ljubljana D
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Piran

$89 - $126

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Piran 365.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Trieste  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Trieste (TRS) BUD - TRS

$131 - $845

Fly to Venice  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice (VCE) BUD - VCE

$80 - $575

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ljubljana (LJU) BUD - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Portorož

$160 - $780

Fly to Venice Treviso  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BUD - TSF

$67 - $475

Shuttle, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljana Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Piran

$89 - $158

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Piran is 472 km. The road distance is 584 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Piran is to train which costs 9 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 13 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Piran is to drive which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Piran. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Piran via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Budapest to Piran, including transfers.

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Piran, Slovenia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Piran via Ljubljana in around 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Piran once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
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 Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
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
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Piran
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
fils.hr
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

Want to know more about travelling around Slovenia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.