Travel from Prague to Budapest

Train, bus or fly from Prague to Budapest?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

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How to get from Prague to Budapest

ModeDurationPrice
From Praha hl.n. train to Budapest-Keleti.6 h 53 min703 Kč
From Praha hl.n. train to Wien Hbf then train to Kelenföld.6 h 53 min1 968 Kč
From Praha, ÚAN Florenc bus to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér.7 h 15 min495 Kč
From Prague, Prague Main station bus to Kelenföld vasútállomás M then line 19 tram to Clark Ádám tér.7 h 47 min1 122 Kč
From Praha hlavní nádraží night train to Budapest-Nyugati.11 h 26 min668 Kč
From Prague drive to Budapest.4 h 57 min1 474 Kč
From Staroměstská subway to Nádraží Veleslavín, bus to Prague airport, fly to Budapest airport, then bus to Budapest.4 h 26 min2 179 Kč
From Staroměstská subway to Nádraží Veleslavín, bus to Prague airport, fly to Vienna airport, train to Wien Hbf, then train to Budapest.5 h 36 min4 453 Kč

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

The train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Keleti takes 6 h 53 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

Is there a direct train between Prague and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Budapest-Keleti. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Prague and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

Operators from Prague to Budapest

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Czech Railways (ČD)+420 221 111 122Czech Railways (ČD)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
RegioJet+420 542 42 42 42RegioJet
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
BKK+36 1 3 255 255BKK
Prague Public Transit Co.296 19 18 17Prague Public Transit Co.
RyanairRyanair
CSACSA
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa