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There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Hungary by train, bus, car, subway, plane or tram

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N260 / ...

$32 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Budapest 329.7 miles

$55 - $85

Subway, fly, line 49 tram  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Budapest (BUD) PRG - BUD
  3. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$80 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Hungary is to bus which costs 420 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Hungary is to subway and fly and line 49 tram which costs 1 800 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague station to Hungary. However, there are services departing from Prague, Prague Main station and arriving at Déli pályaudvar M via Sasadi út. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Prague and Hungary is 494 km. The road distance is 527.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Hungary without a car is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč.

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The train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati takes 6 h 28 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Prague to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Prague, Prague Main station.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Hungary is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs 1 100 Kč - 1 700 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 Kč - 1 200 Kč and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 308.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
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
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
cd.cz
Prague Public Transit Co.
BKK
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com

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

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Prague to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Hungary is 528 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Prague to Hungary.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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