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

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...

$37 - $76

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Car ferry, drive, train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Perušić
  3. Take the train from Perušić to Zagreb
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli

$44 - $66

Bus, train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gospic to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli

$48 - $65

Bus and ferry, train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli

$41 - $76

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Novalja to Budapest 419.6 miles

$80 - $120

Bus to Zadar, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Budapest (BUD) ZAD - BUD

$153 - $388

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Budapest  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gospic to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$151 - $462

Bus to Zadar, fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZAD - ZAG

$101 - $276

Shuttle  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Novalja to Budapest Eurobusways

$84 - $179

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Budapest is to car ferry and drive and train which costs 280 kn - 420 kn and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Budapest is to drive which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Novalja to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Novalja and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Budapest is 458 km. The road distance is 671.4 km.

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The best way to get from Novalja to Budapest without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs 230 kn - 490 kn.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Novalja to Budapest, including transfers.

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Novalja to Budapest bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, depart from Novalja station.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Novalja to Budapest is 671 km. It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to drive from Novalja to Budapest.

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Ryanair, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Zadar Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4390+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Novalja to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 286.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

What companies run services between Novalja, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary?

There is no direct connection from Novalja to Budapest. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Zagreb then take the bus to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Zigljen, take the car ferry to Prizna, take the drive to Perušić, take the train to Zagreb, then take the train to Budapest-Déli.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Zadar to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zadar to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Perušić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$22 - $30
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Novalja to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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 Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Gospic to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Gospić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Novalja to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Žigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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