There are 8 ways to get from Pilsen to Budapest by bus, plane, train 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

Bus to Prague, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD

$82 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 851 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj / ...

$23 - $64

6 alternative options

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen to Schwandorf
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Budapest (BUD) NUE - BUD

$51 - $174

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen to Regensburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Budapest (BUD) MUC - BUD

$107 - $314

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n. Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$55 - $82

Bus SAD Lucenec  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň to Bratislava 609702
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 904 / ...

$35 - $57

Train via Brno hl.n.  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Brno hl.n. Regional
  2. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Budapest-Keleti Eurocity

$29 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Budapest 383.6 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Budapest via Praha hl.n. in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Budapest via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and Praha, ÚAN Florenc in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwandorf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Plzeň Divadlo Alfa to Praha Zličín
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Bus from Plzeň Divadlo Alfa to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Bus from Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy to Budapest Népliget aut.áll.
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Plzeň to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Plzeň to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pilsen and Budapest is 485 km. The road distance is 614 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Budapest is to bus which costs 500 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 9 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Budapest is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 1 800 Kč - 5 500 Kč.

No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Plzeň, Pilsen and arriving at Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér via Praha, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Pilsen to Budapest, including transfers.