There are 6 ways to get from Ljubljana to Hungary by bus, train, rideshare, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 987 / ...

$29 - $47

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Rideshare  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Budapest 288.6 miles

$12 - $17

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Train  •  8 h 36 min

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

$26 - $37

Train via Pragersko  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Pragersko Ics 14 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pragersko to Kelenföld Istria First Water

$31 - $44

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Budapest 289.1 miles

$55 - $85

Shuttle  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Budapest Eurobusways

$72 - $131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Hungary is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Hungary is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Hungary. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Hungary is 402 km. The road distance is 462.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Hungary without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 25€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Ljubljana to Hungary, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Hungary is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 36 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Hungary is 463 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Ljubljana to Hungary.

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  • Distance: 251.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Ljubljana to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 8 h 11 min.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ljubljana to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pragersko to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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 Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ljubljana to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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