The cheapest buses from Budapest to Zagreb

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£15

Average

£19

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 Zagreb will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

Cheapest
17:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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£151One-way
Cheapest
17:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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£151One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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£231One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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£231One-way

Timetable Budapest to Zagreb

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08:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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08:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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17:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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17:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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Fri
22 Oct
£15Flixbus
£97Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£18Flixbus
£428Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£23Flixbus
£464Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£23Flixbus
£97Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£15Flixbus
£306Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£18Flixbus
£304Swiss
Thu
28 Oct
£15Flixbus
£98Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£18Flixbus
£311Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£18Flixbus
£221Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£15Flixbus
£289Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£18Flixbus
£173Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£15Flixbus
£156Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£18Flixbus
£156Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
£15Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£15Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£15Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£17Flixbus
£145Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
£15Flixbus
£98Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£15Flixbus
£129Lufthansa
Wed
10 Nov
£15Flixbus
£107Lufthansa

The fastest buses from Budapest to Zagreb

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

299 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Budapest for Zagreb every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 299 km distance in an average of 4 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 55 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.

Fastest
08:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
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£231One-way
Fastest
17:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás4h30 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
0 changes
£151One-way
2nd Fastest
17:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 22:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
0 changes
£151One-way
2nd Fastest
08:30Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút4h55 13:25Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor
0 changes
£231One-way

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Coach Information from Budapest to Zagreb

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or Nomago

Coaches from Budapest to Zagreb cover the 185 miles (299 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Nomago. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.

Coach companies

Budapest to Zagreb with FlixBus

FlixBus coaches will get you between Budapest and Zagreb from £15. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Budapest to Zagreb coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
  • Average Price: £15
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets between Budapest and Zagreb, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Zagreb: Journey Details

The journey between Hungary’s capital and the Croatian capital of Zagreb is a 6 hour drive, but there are infrequent buses that transport passengers between the two cities. Orangeways operates direct buses from Budapest to Zagreb a couple of times per week, which take approximately 5.5 hours in duration. The Orangeways bus service departs from the main bus station in Budapest in the early morning at around 6:00 a.m. and arrives in Zagreb before midday.

Taking the Bus from Budapest

Orangeways buses depart from the main bus station in Budapest, which is situated in Népliget, within the 9th District of Budapest. The bus station is situated just outside the city centre, but it is conveniently connected to the city by the Budapest Metro system. Travellers can take Metro Line M3 to reach Népliget and transfer to the bus station. Alternatively, buses and trams provide transport to the bus station on the 103 bus route and tram lines 1 and 1A.

Getting into Zagreb by Bus

Dominated by its magnificent Gothic cathedral, Zagreb is a city defined by its historic architecture and cobbled streets. Within its 1000 year old Upper Town, visitors will discover the Presidential Palace and one of Zagreb’s most iconic buildings, the 13th Century St. Mark’s Church. Passengers on Orangeways buses from Budapest arrive at the Zagreb Bus Station, which is at Avenija Marina Držića 4, close to the city centre and the main train station. The bus station is the main transport hub for international and local buses in Zagreb. Travellers can connect to the train station by taking tram lines 2, 3 and 6. Tram no. 6 also provides easy transit to the city centre.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from Budapest, Hungary to Zagreb, Croatia?

Travel by coach between Budapest, Hungary and Zagreb, Croatia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zagreb from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Zagreb, Croatia?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Zagreb from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Hungary from Zagreb, Croatia?

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

Is my return coach into Budapest from Zagreb restricted?

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

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

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 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Budapest from Zagreb closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coaches to Zagreb from Budapest cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Budapest and Zagreb for as low as £15  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Budapest to Zagreb?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Zagreb from Budapest is £18  one way.
How many miles is it from Budapest to Zagreb by coach?
The Budapest to Zagreb coach distance is approximately 185 miles (299 km).
What is the average Budapest to Zagreb coach duration?
On average the coach from Budapest to Zagreb duration is 4 h 30 min  for the 185 miles (299 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Budapest to Zagreb, which coach station in Budapest do I depart from and which coach station in Zagreb do I arrive in?

When taking the coach to Zagreb from Budapest, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor, Zagreb, Hotel Antunović (bus stop) and Zagreb, Kaptol.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.

Where is the coach station in Budapest? Where is the coach station in Zagreb?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Budapest-Déli, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Zagreb from Budapest?
When taking a coach from Budapest to Zagreb, you can count on Flixbus or Nomago for the best way to get you to Zagreb. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Budapest to Zagreb and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Budapest to Zagreb direct coach services?
Yes, there are 2 direct coaches a day from Budapest to Zagreb. If you’re looking for a direct coach from Budapest to Zagreb, consider travelling with Flixbus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
How many coach services per day are there to Zagreb from Budapest?
The average number of coaches departing Budapest for Zagreb is 2 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Budapest to Zagreb?
The earliest coach departing from Budapest to Zagreb leaves at 06: 30. The last coach departing from Budapest to Zagreb leaves at 17: 55. You can find the latest Budapest to Zagreb coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Budapest Zagreb coach tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a coach to Zagreb from Budapest to cost on average £18 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Budapest to Zagreb coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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