The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Prague to Budapest will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
7 hours 11 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£17|
|Buses depart from:||Prague|
|Bus arrives in:||Budapest|
|Bus Companies:||Arda Tur, Group, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, RegioJet|
The distance from Prague in Czechoslovakia to Budapest in Hungary is around 325 miles. Buses complete this journey in between 6 hours 30 minutes and 7 hours 30 minutes. Buses depart from Prague Main Railway Station in the centre of the city, arriving at Budapest Népliget Bus Station. There are both direct and indirect buses from Prague to Budapest with services run by Flixbus. There are regular departures from Prague, with buses leaving up to 4 times per hour during the day, but a less regular service during the night with 3 bus departures from Prague.
Bus services from Prague all depart from the city's UAN Florenc Bus Station. Located close to the heart of the city, Florenc is also a metro stop, which makes it easily accessible. Buses from Prague to Budapest depart from Florenc's platform 22, and the station is open from 4 a.m. until midnight. Prague's Metro service runs from 4:45 a.m. until after midnight, making it easy to reach most departures. For the earliest buses, there are night trams from the centre of town as well.
Hungary's capital is a magical city - with stunning baroque architecture, fascinating museums and unique attractions like the array of thermal baths. All Eurolines and Student Agency buses from Prague to Budapest arrive at the city's Nepliget Bus Station. Nepliget is located on the M3 Metro Line, providing rapid access to the city centre. Get off at Kalvin Ter or Deak Ferenc ter, and change to the M5 line, which stops at the major central attractions. There are also plenty of local trolley buses and trams, along with the HEV suburban railway that serves outlying districts.