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There are 8 ways to get from Ljubljana to Budapest by bus, train, rideshare, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station 977

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Rideshare  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Budapest 460.6 km

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Train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Deli Ic / ...

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Budapest 461.5 km

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly  •  9h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Budapest (BUD) KLU - BUD

Fly from Ljubljana  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Budapest (BUD) LJU - BUD

Shuttle to Graz, fly  •  7h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

Shuttle to Vienna, fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

Ljubljana to Budapest by bus

The bus journey time between Ljubljana and Budapest is around 6h 10m and covers a distance of around 461 km. Operated by FlixBus, the Ljubljana to Budapest bus service departs from Ljubljana bus station and arrives in Budapest Kelenföld bus station. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
6h 10m Average Duration
9 000 Ft Cheapest Price
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Slovenia → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Slovenia

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovenia
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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Slovenia

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Yes, entry into Hungary is currently allowed from Slovenia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Budapest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, returning to Slovenia from Hungary is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Budapest is to rideshare which costs €10 - €15 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Budapest is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana bus station station and arriving at Budapest Kelenföld bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Budapest-Deli. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Budapest is 381 km. The road distance is 461.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs €23 - €28.

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The bus from Ljubljana bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station takes 6h 10m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Budapest is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs €23 - €28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €28 - €50 and takes 7h 24m, you could also fly, which costs €90 - €330 and takes 6h 43m.

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  • Distance: 381 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station once daily. Tickets cost 9 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and the journey takes 6h 10m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Deli once daily. Tickets cost 9 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and the journey takes 7h 24m. Slovenian Railways (SŽ) also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 370 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Regional Train Ticket
11 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
16 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
4 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Private
17 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
14 500 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Private
50 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Private
100 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ljubljana to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 300 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Klagenfurt Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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Ljubljana to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Deli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Budapest is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Ljubljana to Budapest.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Klagenfurt Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana to Budapest bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 35 000 Ft per night.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 45m and costs €10 - €140.

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