The cheapest buses from Prague to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£17

Average

£20

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 Prague to Budapest will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

Cheapest
23:00Prague6h45 05:45Budapest
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£171One-way
09:30Prague6h45 16:15Budapest
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£191One-way
18:00Prague7h20 01:20Budapest
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£231One-way
12:30Prague7h30 20:00Budapest
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£231One-way

Timetable Prague to Budapest

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09:30Prague6h45 16:15Budapest
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12:30Prague7h30 20:00Budapest
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18:00Prague7h20 01:20Budapest
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23:00Prague6h45 05:45Budapest
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Sun
17 Oct
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£21Infobus
£233Swiss
Mon
18 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£33ryanair sun
Tue
19 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£198Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
20 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£49ryanair sun
Thu
21 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£152Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
22 Oct
£16RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£42ryanair sun
Sat
23 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£16Flixbus
£27ryanair sun
Sun
24 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£31ryanair sun
Mon
25 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17Flixbus
£37ryanair sun
Tue
26 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£181Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£20RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£98ryanair sun
Thu
28 Oct
£16RegioJet a.s.
£21Infobus
£198Brussels Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£20RegioJet a.s.
£17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£57ryanair sun
Sat
30 Oct
£14RegioJet a.s.
£14Flixbus
£25ryanair sun
Sun
31 Oct
£16RegioJet a.s.
£16Flixbus
£16ryanair sun
Mon
1 Nov
£14RegioJet a.s.
£15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£49ryanair sun
Wed
3 Nov
£14RegioJet a.s.
£15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£31ryanair sun
Thu
4 Nov
£14RegioJet a.s.
£15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£120Brussels Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£16RegioJet a.s.
£17Flixbus
£54ryanair sun
Sat
6 Nov
£14RegioJet a.s.
£15STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£106Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest buses from Prague to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

7 h 5 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

444 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Prague for Budapest 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 444 km distance in an average of 7 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 30 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
09:30Prague6h45 16:15Budapest
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£191One-way
Fastest
23:00Prague6h45 05:45Budapest
0 changes
£171One-way
18:00Prague7h20 01:20Budapest
0 changes
£231One-way
12:30Prague7h30 20:00Budapest
0 changes
£231One-way

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Coach Information to Budapest from Prague

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesRegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop

Coaches from Prague to Budapest cover the 275 miles (444 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Coach companies

Student Agency, Leo Express and FlixBus between Prague and Budapest

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

Student Agency
Leo Express
FlixBus

RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next coach from Prague to Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Are you making plans to travel from Prague 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 Prague to Budapest coaches all in one place. On the Student Agency coach, you can expect to travel 275 miles (444 km) between Prague and Budapest. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches from Prague 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 Prague 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!

Coach information from Prague to Budapest with Student Agency:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
  • Student Agency frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Prague to Budapest

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.

Taking the Bus 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.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

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.

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Buses from Prague to Budapest
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FAQs
Is travel by coach currently allowed from Prague, Czechia to Budapest, Hungary?

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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 10/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Prague to Budapest before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Prague, Czechia from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Is my return coach into Prague 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 Czechia from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Prague from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coach tickets to Budapest from Prague cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Prague to Budapest for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Prague to Budapest?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Prague to Budapest coach prices are on average £17  one way.
How many miles is it from Prague to Budapest by coach?
The distance from Prague to Budapest by coach is approximately 275 miles (444 km).
How long does it take from Prague to Budapest by coach?
On average the Prague to Budapest coach time is 7 h 5 min  covering the 275 miles (444 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station from Prague to Budapest do I depart from? Which Budapest coach station from Prague do I arrive in?

When departing from Prague, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Nádraží Veleslavín. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in coach stations like Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

Omio customers book a coach from Prague, Praha, Zličín   to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti)   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Prague, Praha, Zličín, located approximately 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Prague. The most popular arrival coach station in Budapest, called Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Prague and Budapest?
When taking a coach from Prague to Budapest, you can count on RegioJet, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, Group, Eurolines France, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Leo Express, Metro Plus, ArdaTur, PP Shepa V. V. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, Korona Travel or Gumdrop for the best way to get you to Budapest. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Budapest from Prague and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Prague to Budapest direct coach services?
Yes, there are 2 direct coaches per day to Budapest from Prague, and you can find a direct coach for this route with Infobus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   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 per day are there from Prague to Budapest?
On average, there are 2 coaches a day from Prague to Budapest. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest coach from Prague to Budapest? What time is the last coach from Prague to Budapest?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Prague to Budapest, the first coach leaves at 05: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Prague to Budapest, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Prague to Budapest schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I book Prague Budapest coach tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Prague to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Prague to Budapest a few months in advance.

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