There are 6 ways to get from Ljubljana to Hungary by bus, train, rideshare, car 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  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 977 / ...

$31 - $56

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ljubljana to Budapest 288.6 miles

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  8 h 21 min

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

$75 - $110

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  8 h 38 min

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

$26 - $37

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

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ljubljana to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Eurolines HU also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ljubljana to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 21 min.

Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ljubljana and Hungary is 402 km. The road distance is 463 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Hungary. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Clark Ádám tér via Népliget M and Deák Ferenc tér M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Ljubljana to Hungary, including transfers.