Travel from Czech Republic to Hungary is: Unrestricted. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Budapest?

Book now

There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Hungary by subway, plane, train, bus 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

Subway to Prague, fly to Budapest, train

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD)
  3. Take the train from Ferihegy to Zuglo

Cheapest

Train

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati

Fly Prague to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer

Train to Vienna, fly to Budapest

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD)

Fly Prague to Kosice, train

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Kosice (KSC)
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Miskolc Tiszai

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station

Train via Vienna

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld

Drive

  1. Drive from Prague to Budapest
Czech Republic → Hungary
Unrestricted

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Hungary from Czech Republic

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Hungary from Czech Republic

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Hungary

1.5m

Recommended

Recommended

Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Hungary is currently allowed from Czech Republic.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hungary is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hungary is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Hungary is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, returning to Czech Republic from Hungary is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Prague to Hungary is to bus, which costs 650 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 7h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Prague to Hungary is to subway and fly and train which costs 850 Kč - 4 000 Kč and takes 4h 13m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 8m.

More details

The distance between Prague and Hungary is 494 km. The road distance is 527.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Prague to Hungary without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs 330 Kč - 1 300 Kč.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Prague to Hungary, including transfers.

More details

Prague to Hungary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

More details

The best way to get from Prague to Hungary is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs 330 Kč - 1 300 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 7h 30m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

Search flights

Prague to Hungary train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

More details

Map of how to get from Prague to Hungary.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 493.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Hungary?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati 5 times a day. Tickets cost 12 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and the journey takes 7h 8m. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Main station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station every 3 hours. Tickets cost 10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
44 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Prague to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Website
oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 4 800 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 700 Ft
1st Class
3 100 Ft - 4 800 Ft
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4 100 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4 100 Ft - 6 000 Ft
1st Class
9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Deli
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
1st Class
14 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 800 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 800 Ft - 4 000 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Business
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
1st Class
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
12 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Business
17 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
1st Class
17 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Main station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Hungary

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Hungary is 527 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Prague to Hungary.

Get driving directions

Ryanair and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Budapest Airport.

Search flights

Book your Prague to Hungary train tickets online with Distribusion.

Search and book

There are four+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at 37 500 Ft per night.

More details