There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Budapest by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  4 h 20 min

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

$20 - $35

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli

$24 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Budapest 213.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Zagreb  •  5 h 39 min

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

$126 - $435

Fly from Graz  •  8 h 50 min

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

$160 - $793

Shuttle  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Budapest Eurobusways

$51 - $113

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Budapest 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $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
Monday to Saturday
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
Monday to Saturday
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Budapest is 299 km. The road distance is 342 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 250 kn - 370 kn.

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

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.

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