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.
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17 h 25 m
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It's difficult to get from Kraków to Budapest without changing at least 2 times.
|Average coach duration||7 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£30 (€33)|
|Coach frequency||1 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day|
|Coach companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Euroticket, Infobus, RegioJet, Ecolines, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland|
Coaches from Kraków to Budapest cover the 182 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Euroticket, Infobus, RegioJet, Ecolines, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £26.
You can travel by coach to Budapest from Kraków with Student Agency, FlixBus and Ecolines for as low as £26. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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.
Kraków to Budapest coach information with FlixBus:
RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next coach from Kraków to Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.
Looking for coaches to Budapest from Kraków? Student Agency is one of the best companies to travel with on the 182 miles (294 km) route from Kraków to Budapest. As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio quickly shows you the latest Student Agency coach timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Kraków to Budapest routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Student Agency coach tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches between Kraków and Budapest, you can quickly see if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a coach. Once you’re ready, book your Kraków - Budapest coach now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Student Agency!
Looking for coaches to Budapest from Kraków? Ecolines is one of the best companies to travel with on the 182 miles (294 km) journey from Kraków to Budapest. As an official travel partner of Ecolines, Omio quickly shows you the latest Ecolines coach timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Kraków to Budapest routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Ecolines coach tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches to Budapest from Kraków, you can quickly see if the Ecolines ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a coach. Once you’re ready, book your Kraków - Budapest coach now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Ecolines!
Krakow and Budapest are located around 300 km apart, with Slovakia separating them. Though direct buses from Krakow to Budapest are minimal, OrangeWays operates one daily service (including at weekends), which leaves Krakow Glówny bus terminal just after midday and arrives in Budapest Népliget station in the late evening. There are several non-direct services, which mostly involve a change of bus in Bratislava, elsewhere in Slovakia or Vienna.
Return journeys for trains from Budapest to Krakow are also available.
Krakow's main bus terminal is integrated into the newly redeveloped, underground Krakow Glówny transportation centre, just to the east of the railway station in the city centre. Getting to the station is easy, and Krakow has a well-developed public transport system of buses and tram lines, that are simple to navigate. Taxis are a good and inexpensive option, especially for those with lots of luggage. There are eight night bus lines in Krakow, all of which pass through the Glówny railway station.
The capital city of Hungary, Budapest has gained a name for itself amongst Europeans as the "Paris of the former Eastern bloc". The city's laid-back feel has been attracting visitors from across the continent and beyond, for those who wish to relax in the numerous geothermal spas, spend time in the many bars and coffee shops, party away in the burgeoning night-life or take in the cultural splendour of the palaces and museums.
Buses from Krakow to Budapest arrive at Népliget Bus Station. The M3 metro line (the blue one) is the easiest way of continuing your journey. Taxis in Budapest are pretty cheap, and the Népliget is well served by buses, also at night.
Travel between Kraków, Poland and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Kraków to Budapest as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Budapest to Kraków is: Fully open
Reentry to Poland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Poland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 03/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Budapest to Kraków coach here.
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