There are 5 ways to get from Pécs to Budapest by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Budapest-Déli Ic

$10 - $16

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Rideshare  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pécs to Budapest 126.5 miles

$9

3 alternative options

Train via Szazhalombatta  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta Ic
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Budapest-Déli R

$11 - $18

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pécs to Budapest 1134

$14 - $17

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Pécs to Budapest 126.3 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

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 Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pecs and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Pécs and Budapest is 169 km. The road distance is 202.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pécs to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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The train from Pecs to Budapest-Déli takes 3 h 11 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Pécs to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Pécs station.

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Pécs to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Pecs station.

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The best way to get from Pécs to Budapest is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Pécs to Budapest bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Budapest station.

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Pécs to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Déli station.

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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Pécs to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, Volanbusz operates a bus from Pécs to Budapest every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pecs to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szazhalombatta to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pécs to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
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blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Pécs to Budapest is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Pécs to Budapest.

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