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

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  10h 5m

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

$37 - $75

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Car ferry, drive, train  •  12h 2m

  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 D

$44 - $66

Bus, train  •  11h 2m

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

$50 - $76

Bus and ferry, train  •  11h 37m

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

$40 - $75

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Novalja to Budapest 419.6 miles

$80 - $120

Catamaran to Rijeka, fly to Budapest  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka
  2. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Budapest (BUD) RJK - BUD

$79 - $307

Bus to Zadar, fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZAD - ZAG
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Budapest

$101 - $276

Catamaran, bus to Zagreb, fly to Budapest  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Novalja to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$144 - $369

Shuttle  •  8h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Novalja to Budapest Eurobusways

$83 - $176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Budapest is to car ferry and drive and train which costs 280 kn - 430 kn and takes 12h 2m.

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

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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 10h 5m.

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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 10h 5m and costs 230 kn - 490 kn.

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It takes approximately 10h 5m 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 Rijeka Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m 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 6h 42m to drive from Novalja to Budapest.

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  • Distance: 286.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 5m

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, take the walk 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 Rijeka to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rijeka to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Perušić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $29
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
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
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
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
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Gospic to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Gospic to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Novalja to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h
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
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Ferry from Novalja to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$9 - $12
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
20m
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 12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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