The cheapest buses from Budapest to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Budapest to Bratislava will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

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10:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 14:15Bratislava
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£71One-way
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22:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45Bratislava
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£71One-way

Timetable Budapest to Bratislava

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10:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 14:15Bratislava
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22:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45Bratislava
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The fastest buses from Budapest to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

161 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Budapest for Bratislava every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 161 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

2nd Fastest
22:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar2h55 01:45Bratislava
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£71One-way
10:50Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar3h25 14:15Bratislava
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£71One-way

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Coach Information to Bratislava from Budapest

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesRegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus

Coaches from Budapest to Bratislava cover the 100 miles (161 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £8, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.

Coach companies

Coach between Budapest and Bratislava with FlixBus, Student Agency and Leo Express

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach between Budapest and Bratislava with FlixBus, Student Agency and Leo Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Budapest to Bratislava.

Book your FlixBus Budapest to Bratislava coach with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Budapest to Bratislava routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus coach tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Budapest to Bratislava is 100 miles (161 km), and the best price for a one-way Budapest - Bratislava FlixBus coach ticket starts at £14 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by coach. Waiting in a queue at the coach station to purchase your coach ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your coach tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Budapest to Bratislava:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Budapest to Bratislava

Buses from Budapest to Bratislava are provided by FlixBus, RegioJet, Eurolines and METRO. Buses depart every hour between 6:00 a.m. and 23:15 p.m. and are available 7-days a week. Direct services take an average of two hours and 45 minutes, while services with one change take an average of four hours and 45 minutes. Prices start at around £7 for a one-way ticket.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Budapest to Bratislava?

Departure Stations: Buses from Budapest to Bratislava depart from Népliget Bus Station which can be found to the east of city and is easily accessible by metro, bus or tram. Journey times from the centre are approximately 10 minutes. Flixbus buses leave from nearby Könyves Kálmán körút, which is also where many of the local buses stop.

Arrival Station: FlixBus buses from Budapest to Bratislava arrive at the historic Einsteinova, which is across the Danube river in the city centre. From there, it is a 30-minute walk to the Old Town. All other bus companies arrive at Bratislava AS Mlynské Nivy, which is one mile to the east of the Old Town.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by coach between Budapest, Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia allowed?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Slovakia from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Slovakia from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 13 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

All travellers in Slovakia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Bratislava from Budapest as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Hungary from Bratislava, Slovakia?

The restriction level for your return coach to Budapest, Hungary from Bratislava is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Budapest from Bratislava restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Bratislava?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Budapest from Bratislava closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap coach between Budapest and Bratislava cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Budapest to Bratislava for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Budapest to Bratislava cost on average?
The Budapest to Bratislava coach ticket price is on average £8  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Budapest to Bratislava by coach?
You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km)  between Budapest and Bratislava by coach.
What is the average Budapest to Bratislava coach duration?
The coach time from Budapest to Bratislava is on average 2 h 55 min  for the 100 miles (161 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Budapest to Bratislava by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Budapest to Bratislava, which coach station in Budapest do I depart from and which coach station in Bratislava do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Budapest, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér. When you arrive in Bratislava, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Bratislava, Most SNP, Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Bratislava, Hlavná stanica.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Budapest-Déli   to Bratislava, Most SNP.

Where do I find the Budapest coach station to Bratislava? Where is the Bratislava coach station?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Budapest. The most popular arrival coach station in Bratislava, called Bratislava, Most SNP, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Budapest to Bratislava?
When taking a coach from Budapest to Bratislava, you can count on RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, Nomago, Slovak Lines Express a. S. Leo Express, Infobus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Slovak Lines Express, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH or Metro Plus for the best way to get you to Bratislava. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Bratislava from Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any direct coaches between Budapest and Bratislava?
Yes, there are direct coaches between Budapest and Bratislava, and you can find a direct coach for this journey with STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Budapest to Bratislava?
The first Budapest to Bratislava coach departs at 08: 50   and the last coach from Budapest to Bratislava leaves at 21: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Budapest to Bratislava coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Budapest to Bratislava coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a coach ticket to Bratislava from Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Budapest and Bratislava are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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