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Coach Information to Budapest from Kraków

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, PolskiBus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Ecolines

Coaches from Kraków to Budapest cover the 182 miles (294 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, PolskiBus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Ecolines. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £25.

Coach companies

Coach between Kraków and Budapest with Student Agency and FlixBus

Travel between Kraków and Budapest from £20 with Omio’s coach partners Student Agency and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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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.

Are you making plans to travel from Kraków to Budapest? Why not take a coach with Student Agency? Omio can show you current Student Agency coach times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Kraków to Budapest coaches all in one place. On the Student Agency coach, you can expect to travel 182 miles (294 km) from Kraków to Budapest. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches from Kraków to 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 have found your perfect one-way Student Agency coach between Kraków and Budapest, book your cheap coach tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Buses from Krakow to Budapest: Journey Details

    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.

    Taking the Bus from Krakow

    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.

    Getting into Budapest by Bus

    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.

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    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by coach between Kraków, Poland and Budapest, Hungary allowed?

    Travel between Kraków, Poland and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Poland?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Kraków?

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    When travelling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Budapest from Kraków before travelling.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Kraków, Poland from Budapest, Hungary?

    Return travel from Hungary to Poland is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Kraków from Budapest?

    Entry into Poland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Kraków, Poland?

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

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

    Last checked on 23/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Kraków from Budapest.

    How much does a cheap coach from Kraków to Budapest cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Kraków to Budapest for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a coach ticket from Kraków to Budapest on average?
    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Kraków to Budapest coach price to come in at an average of £25  one way.
    How many miles is it from Kraków to Budapest by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Kraków and Budapest via coach to be approximately 182 miles (294 km).
    How long is the coach between Kraków and Budapest?
    The coach time from Kraków to Budapest is on average 6 h 50 min  for the 182 miles (294 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Kraków to Budapest by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which coach companies should I travel with from Kraków to Budapest?
    If you're looking for coaches from Kraków to Budapest, you can rely on Flixbus, PolskiBus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland or Ecolines to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Kraków to Budapest journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I purchase a direct coach from Kraków to Budapest?
    Yes, there is 1 direct coach per day between Kraków and Budapest, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Flixbus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    How many coach services are there to Budapest from Kraków a day?
    On average, there is 1 coach a day from Kraków to Budapest. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first coach from Kraków to Budapest? When can I take the last coach for the day?
    You can take the first coach from Kraków to Budapest at 11: 40   or take the last coach from Kraków to Budapest leaving at 21: 50. Look for the latest Kraków Budapest coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
    How early should I purchase coach tickets between Kraków and Budapest to score the best deals?
    If you buy Kraków to Budapest coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £25. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Kraków and Budapest. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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