There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Budapest by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 976 / ...

$19 - $35

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Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$23 - $35

Train via Kelenföld  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld D / ...

$66 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Budapest 213.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Zagreb to Budapest  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$127 - $429

Fly Graz to Budapest  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

$159 - $778

Fly Zagreb to Vienna, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Vienna (VIE) ZAG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$156 - $493

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest is to train which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest is to drive which costs 260 kn - 390 kn and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Budapest is 299 km. The road distance is 341.7 km.

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The bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zagreb and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Budapest 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Budapest 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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