There are 4 ways to get from Pécs to Budapest by train, bus, rideshare or car

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

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Kelenföld Intercity

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pécs to Budapest 126.5 miles


2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pécs to Szekszárd 1134
  2. Take the bus from Szekszárd to Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás 1125 / ...

$14 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Pécs to Budapest 126.3 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Pécs, Hungary and Budapest, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Pécs to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pécs to Budapest via Szekszárd, Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás, and Népliget M in around 4 h 9 min.

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Rideshare from Pécs to Budapest
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pécs to Budapest?

The distance between Pécs and Budapest is 169 km. The road distance is 202 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pécs to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Pécs to Budapest is to rideshare which costs 2 253 Ft and takes 2 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pécs to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Pécs to Budapest is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Pécs and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pecs and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Pécs and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Pécs to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Pécs and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Szekszárd and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Pécs to Budapest?

The train from Pecs to Kelenföld takes 2 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.